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Design and Dine: The Importance of Branding



August 22


11:30 am – 01:00 pm

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Design Core Detroit




LTU Detroit Center for Design + Technology

Incubator Suite 4219 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

Detroit, MI, US, 48201

Join the Detroit Design Network at our Design & Dine series.  This month’s workshop features Bernard Kanjoma and Katherine Naranjo, co-founders of branding studio Naranjo Designs, who will share tips on how to strengthen your brand.

This workshop is ideal for individuals and businesses who need help establishing their brand, or want some tips to make it grow.  Bernard and Katherine will show you what brand development really means, and how it can keep your business prepared for growth.

After the workshop, you’ll walk away with a better understanding about the importance of:

  • Branding for individuals & organizations

  • Creating a strong footprint/brand awareness

  • Creating a suitable logo that directly represents your business’s offerings

About Katherine and Bernard

Bernard Kanjoma Executive Managing Director / Co-Founder
Bernard is the co-founder and Managing Director of Naranjo Designs. He is a skilled professional with extensive knowledge and experience in a wide range of fields. His area of expertise includes strategic business planning, business development, project management, international business, forecasting and budgeting, market expansion, and revenue generation. Bernard is originally from Malawi, South-Eastern Africa. He is an avid social entrepreneur with a passion for empowering underprivileged youth in the marginalized international communities

Katherine Naranjo Executive Art Director / Co-Founder
Katherine is the co-founder and Creative Executive director of Naranjo Designs. She is a strategically-focused multi-disciplined graphic designer and web developer. She has an extensive understanding of brand objectives and the value of e?ective communications. She prides herself in delivering engaging solutions through brand identity, print, packaging and web design. Originally from Venezuela, Katherine was raised in Detroit. She is passionate about giving back to the community and seeing those around her succeed.

Your RSVP will secure your seat at this interactive workshop, and includes lunch. This event is free for Detroit Design Network members.

Hosted by the Detroit Design Network, Design and Dine is a lunch lecture series where Detroit Design Network members share their industry expertise with an audience. Each lecture, program, or workshop aims to connect designers, share knowledge, and help attendees build a wide range of design-based skillsets.

This Design and Dine is brought to you in partnership with the Detroit Center for Design + Technology.

The Detroit Center for Design + Technology is the public presence of LTU College of Architecture and Design’s transdisciplinary programs on the Woodward Corridor.

The DCDT acts as an inclusive platform for the advancement of Detroit’s educational, economic and engagement efforts with regard to design, technology and social innovation. The DCDT aligns with local initiatives, programs and organizations that foster and expand the role that design and technology play within our community, growing industry and education.