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Design Core Detroit


Design Core offers services to strengthen, grow and attract design businesses, increase market demand for design services, and tell Detroit’s design story locally and globally.


Design in the City: Pop-up & Trunk Show

As part of our Design in the City Program, we have curated a month long pop-up that includes clothing designed and manufactured by Detroit designers in 3-4 businesses along Livernois. A trunk show will be held on Saturday, September 12th to increase foot traffic along the commercial corridor and to generate revenue and awareness for the designers.

Participating designers include:

  1. Cassidy Tucker
  2. Lindsay Jenkins
  3. Deirdre Roberson
  4. Vivyan Zhang
  5. Trice Clark
  6. Katherine Johnson
  7. Nneka Jackson
  8. Kristina Beaty
  9. Taylor Childs
  10. Nabeela Najjar

Stores will manage traffic to accommodate social distancing. Masks required.

Participating locations include:
  • Simply Casual | 19400 Livernois Ave
  • Art in Motion | 19452 Livernois Ave
  • Jo’s Gallery Cafe | 19376 Livernois Ave
  • House of Pure Vin | 1433 Woodward Ave

Hot Sam’s located on 127 Monroe St is celebrating 100 years this year! Don’t forget to shop local and support Detroit’s established local businesses during this difficult time.



Saturday, Sep. 12th


1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Various locations

Category: Experience

Topics: Community, For Designers - By Designers, Product - Fashion - Makers

Type: Indoor