- Design Core
- Detroit City of Design
- Month of Design
- For Designers
- For Businesses and Community
Design Core Detroit champions design-driven businesses and their role in strengthening Detroit’s economy. It offers services to strengthen, grow and attract design businesses, increases market demand for design services, and tells Detroit’s design story locally and globally. Design Core is a department within College for Creative Studies.
Design Core serves design-driven industries that specialize in design or utilize design as a central discipline of their business strategy. As the steward of Detroit’s UNESCO City of Design designation, Design Core serves as the convener and backbone organization for the Detroit City of Design initiative.
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Andy Vitale, Executive Vice President of Design at Rocket Mortgage & Co-host of the Surfacing Podcast shares how to design safe, ethical and inclusive solutions.
Design has always been about problem solving. But the scale and complexity of the problems designers face is at an all-time high as we consider designing solutions that are safe, ethical, and inclusive.
Focusing purely on outcomes can cause unintentional harm to humans, our communities, and society. How can we, as designers, meaningfully improve the world when the speed and continuous introduction of new technology seems to make all of us more vulnerable? What can designers do when facing conflicts of interest around creating responsible solutions?
Now more than ever, designers need to be accountable for the decisions we make and understand the lasting impact our designs leave behind. Attendees will learn: