Month of Design

The Rude Boyz

August 6, 2018
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PENNY STAMPS SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTS AFROFUTURISTS: OSBORNE MACHARIA & BLINKY BILL Osborne Macharia, an award winning Afrofuturist photographer and artist conveying important messages such as inclusion, gender abuse, care for the elderly, and more. As a photographer Osborne has worked with international brands including Marvel’s Black Panther, Disney, Oprah Winfrey Network, MTV, Volkswagen, Forbes, Guinness and…

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Equity in Education: Imagining a New Future in Detroit

August 6, 2018

HENRY FORD LEARNING INSTITUTE GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY CSO What does equity mean, particularly in education? Join us for an inclusive, handson workshop to consider this complicated question. Using Design Thinking tools and methods, we will collaborate to imagine new social, economic and political futures for education and contribute to a positive and productive discussion…

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Brandon ‘B-Mike’ Odums Lecture

August 6, 2018

UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE Brandan “B-mike” Odums is a highly sought after visual artist and filmmaker who uses these chosen mediums to tell stories and make statements that transform the minds of viewers as well as the spaces in which his work appears. In 2016 Brandan debuted his first solo show in…

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UX/UI MI 2018

August 3, 2018

Vitamin T and Lear Corporation present UX/UI MI 2018 hosted at Lear Innovation Center, in partnership with Design Core Detroit and Month of Design 2018! Join us for our half day event featuring top Detroit and Michigan-wide UX/UI professionals to present their insights and newest developments in design and innovation. UX/UI topics will include Design, Content, Research, Customer…

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The Future of Information with Dr. Rumman Chowdhury

August 3, 2018

The Surprising (Non-Robotic) Artificial Intelligence That’s Shaping the World Every day, our lives and decisions are impacted by the algorithms of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Sometimes we’re aware, and sometimes we are not. On September 26, data scientist Dr. Rumman Chowdhury will share the social implications of AI built on biased information as well as her…

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Youth Day

July 30, 2018
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Design Core Detroit & Michigan Science Center Presented by Ford Motor Company Fund Join Detroit’s next generation of design stars for an afternoon of creativity and exploration. Bring your families and enjoy the Michigan Science Center with design focused workshops geared towards kids ages 2-16. Reserve your spot through the Michigan Science Center. First 600…

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Detroit Month of Design: Ambassador Kick-Off Event

June 5, 2018
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Detroit Month of Design is a citywide celebration of creativity that gathers designers and the greater community to celebrate Detroit’s role as a national and global design capital. Design Ambassadors are more than volunteers, they are true advocates of the city and a play huge role in making the event a success. Please join us on…

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