Month of Design Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Month of Design 2022

Design Core Detroit

FEATURED EVENT

DETROIT MONTH OF DESIGN KICK-OFF PARTY

  • 09/01/2022
  • 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • 2905 Beaufait St #4, Detroit, MI 48207

To kick off the 12th Annual Detroit Month of Design Festival, please join us to celebrate the designers, products and projects that showcase our city’s creative talent and small businesses at Spot Lite Detroit, sponsored by DTE Energy and DTE Foundation. There will be live entertainment, live art, DJs and food trucks throughout the night.

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Detroit Month of Design Kick-off Party

Design Experience
Design Core Detroit
09/01/2022
Design Core Detroit
09/01/2022
2905 Beaufait St #4, Detroit, MI 48207
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Detroit Month of Design Kick-off Party

Design Experience

To kick off the 12th Annual Detroit Month of Design Festival, please join us to celebrate the designers, products and projects that showcase our city’s creative talent and small businesses at Spot Lite Detroit, sponsored by DTE Energy and DTE Foundation. There will be live entertainment, live art, DJs and food trucks throughout the night. A Flashmob Fashion Show, produced by The Fetish...

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detroitUNDERGROUND 69

Design Experience
Metropolitan Museum Of Design Detroit
09/03/2022
Metropolitan Museum Of Design Detroit
09/03/2022
2439 Fourth Street Detroit, MI 48201
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

detroitUNDERGROUND 69

Design Experience

detroitUNDERGROUND 69 spans 69 years of the underground scene in Detroit. The on-going platform will launch at the Month Of Design 2022. The theme is showing how Design united the people and places. This first year we will present the PUNK scene. There are people who are the 'originals' from back in the day when PUNK was born and others are current day...

Sphere of Influence

Design Experience
Prima Materia World
09/10/2022 - 09/11/2022
Prima Materia World
09/10/2022 - 09/11/2022
Lafayette Park Detroit, MI 48207
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Sphere of Influence

Design Experience

‘Sphere of Influence’ is an outdoor installation taking place in Lafayette Park as part of Detroit Month of Design. The textile intervention consists of a large scale sphere-shaped quilt built into the shaded environment and open for public use. This community picnic blanket intends to encourage the use of green space in the city and to be a catalyst for spontaneous encounters. Bring...

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AIA Detroit Celebration of Architecture

Design Experience
AIA Detroit
09/15/2022
AIA Detroit
09/15/2022
Eastern Market Shed 3
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

AIA Detroit Celebration of Architecture

Design Experience

The AIAD Celebration of Architecture is the largest annual gathering of AEC professionals in Michigan, and AIA Detroit is proud to use it as a platform to showcase how Design can be a driver for resilient and equitable development around the world. We host an Architecture Awards ceremony in Shed 3 and then open up to Eastern Market After Dark to share in...

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Eastern Market After Dark

Design Experience
Design Core
09/15/2022
Design Core
09/15/2022
2500 Russell Street Detroit, MI 48207
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Eastern Market After Dark

Design Experience

Eastern Market After Dark (EMAD) is a signature component of the Detroit Month of Design. EMAD is a district wide night market and open-studio involving several galleries, retailers, brand activations, and music. Introduced as part of the festival programming in 2012, EMAD has grown from an initial attendance level of 4,000 to attracting more than 25,000 attendees in 2019 and featuring the work...

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Fiber: Art, Fashion and Business

Design Experience
Moona Clothier and Reyz
09/21/2022
Moona Clothier and Reyz
09/21/2022
2937 E Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fiber: Art, Fashion and Business

Design Experience

Two of Detroit’s most dynamic tastemakers have joined forces in fashion at an exclusive event, "Fiber: Art, Fashion and Business, for the 2022 Detroit Month of Design. Reyz, a wellness and lifestyle brand focused on the leading-edge in textiles to bring women comfort, versatility and style in the undergarment industry. Combined with Moona Clothier, a fashion forward start-up focused on creating beautifully constructed...

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UPCYCLED WORLD: Customizable Clothing Event & Designer Showcase

Design Experience
Not Sorry Goods
09/24/2022
Not Sorry Goods
09/24/2022
22963 Woodward Ave Ferndale, MI 48220
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

UPCYCLED WORLD: Customizable Clothing Event & Designer Showcase

Design Experience

Upcycled World is an interactive retail + design experience where patrons can bring their own clothes (or shop our highly curated vintage/upcycled racks) to get customized by some of Detroit's most creative artists. Featured Customizations Include: - Live Textile Painting by India Solomon - Silkscreening by Art Nuttz & ffty - Sewing & Patchwork by EMLE - Live Embroidery by Not Sorry Goods

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The world is yours with BuzzFiles

Design Experience
BuzzFiles
09/24/2022
BuzzFiles
09/24/2022
2937 E Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
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The world is yours with BuzzFiles

Design Experience

The world is yours with BuzzFiles. In this one-day experience, creatives and models are invited to conceptualize and execute their dream fashion projects. Participants will simulate an industry-standard production by way of BuzzFiles’ Creative Network flow, challenging them to collaborate, showcase originality and embrace design thinking. Projects will be presented in a public runway presentation followed by a networking mixer.BuzzFiles is a member-based...

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Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan: Fashion Design Industry Youth Event

Design Experience, Youth & Family, Youth Activity
Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan
09/29/2022
Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan
09/29/2022
611 W. Philadelphia Detroit, MI 48202
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan: Fashion Design Industry Youth Event

Design Experience , Youth & Family , Youth Activity

The Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan partnered with DEVIATE to launch a Fashion Design Industry Club for youth designers across Metro Detroit. This fashion x art experience will showcase the work and designs created by these incredibly talented youth designers.

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Soirée on the Greenway

Design Experience
Detroit Riverfront Conservancy
09/30/2022
Detroit Riverfront Conservancy
09/30/2022
Dequindre Cut Greenway, Detroit, MI 48207
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Soirée on the Greenway

Design Experience

Soirée on the Greenway returns for a masquerade under the stars in one of Detroit’s most beloved public spaces, the Dequindre Cut. For the first time, this fall fundraiser will be an exclusive preview to Detroit Harvest Fest & Food Truck Rally. Over 50,000 people attended Harvest Fest in 2021, and Soirée will be an opportunity to beat the crowds and preview this...

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