Month of Design

Murals in the Market

August 20, 2018

Murals in the Market was recently named one of the best mural festivals in the world by the Smithsonian! In addition to live mural painting the festival also hosts many events including panel discussions,  meet and greet opportunities, tours, installations, a block party featuring DJ Jazzy Jeff, and nightime events that coincides with Detroit Design…

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“The Detroit School” A Design and Architecture Panel Discussion

August 20, 2018

Detroit’s media platform, Detroitisit, in partnership with Lawrence Tech University’s Detroit Center for Design + Technology and NEXT:SPACE a leading platform for contemporary studio invite you to attend “The Detroit School” A Design and Architecture Panel Discussion. We will explore the importance of determining the foundational principles of such a school and what are the steps to attain such a…

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15 Seconds Festival

August 7, 2018

This September, Fifteen Seconds is coming to Detroit to host a two-day experience designed to help businesses grow. What is known as Europe’s leading interdisciplinary business festival, Fifteen Seconds will unite a global community of curious minds at Cobo Center. With 2,000 interdisciplinary attendees, 80+ speakers from the fields of marketing, advertising, media, technology, digital,…

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Murals in the Market

August 7, 2018

In addition to creating new murals, Murals in the Market hosts many events during the festival including panel discussions, artists dinners, meet and greet opportunities, site-specific installations, block parties, night time events that coordinate with Eastern Market After Dark, and more! Murals in the Market is more than an international mural festival; it’s a creative…

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Public x Design: From Inclusion to Equity

August 7, 2018

Public x Design is a convening for people contributing to the vitality of our cities. What role can design play in shaping more equitable public spaces? The Program will feature curated site visits, shared learning experiences, applied policy analyses, and hands-on exercises. We will share ideas, forge new relationships, and transform the way we co-create…

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“Detroit: Crossroad of Innovation” Fresco Unveiling

August 6, 2018

DRCFA Art Foundation Join us on level 2 at Cobo Center for the Public Unveiling of “Detroit: Crossroad of Innovation,” Hubert Massey’s impressive 30’x30’ fresco painting. Detroit’s history of innovation is featured. The artist will speak at 2:30 pm followed by fresco demonstrations, jazz, family activities and self-guided art tours of the Cobo Art Collection.…

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The Detroit Wine Stroll

August 6, 2018

THE DETROIT AREA ART DECO SOCIETY Art, Architecture and Great Wine! Multiple Detroit venues paired with select wines and appetizers – sounds too good to be true! The wine stroll will provide attendees an opportunity to check out several architecturally significant buildings while enjoying select wines paired with an appetizer at each unique venue. Complete…

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SUKKAH X DETROIT

August 6, 2018

SUKKAH X DETROIT Five to seven sukkahs, selected through Detroit’s largest international design competition, will be displayed in Detroit’s historic Capitol Park, accompanied by complementary programs and events. Design drawings and renderings will be exhibited at  Eastern Market After Dark in Shed 3 on September 20th. This weeklong event provides an opportunity for all to…

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The Kit Live Vendor Showcase

August 6, 2018

AIGA DETROIT Join us for an after-hours showcase with some of Detroit’s best local and regional printers, suppliers and design-related services at The Kit Vendor Showcase! Meet and connect with local reps in person, together with fellow designers. AIGA Detroit created The Kit design resource database in order to help designers in the Detroit area…

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2018 Brand Camp Summit: Humans and Cities – Building Brands That Matter

August 6, 2018

BRAND CAMP UNIVERSITY The Brand Camp Summit is a collision of humans, design, technology and grit to make cities for all people. Brand Camp is a gathering of thought leaders, technologists, and creatives around a discussion on branding, entrepreneurial thinking and eradicating the digital divide. The purpose of Brand Camp is to change how people…

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