- Design Core
- Detroit City of Design
- Month of Design
- For Designers
- For Businesses and Community
Design Core Detroit is celebrating the completion of the 12th Annual Detroit Month of Design with a wrap up event at Lafayette American! Lafayette American is thrilled to be hosting the grand closing party. Please join us to celebrate the designers, products and projects that showcased our city’s creative talent and small businesses. In addition, learn...View Event
To kick off the 13th annual Detroit Month of Design Festival, please join us for a Downtown Detroit Design Crawl to celebrate the designers, products, and projects that showcase our city’s creative talent and treasured small businesses. Presented by the Consulate of Italy with additional support from Downtown Detroit Partnership, start your journey at LoveIT Detroit, Space Lab Detroit, or Rossetti, then set out along the city streets.
Design Core Detroit and Bedrock Detroit are pleased to once again host the annual “Shop and See” event series as part of the Detroit Month of Design. The event gives visitors a chance to “shop” and “see” a number of collaborative collections from Detroit businesses and makers.
This year's Eastern Market After Dark (EMAD) is presented by the Gilbert Family Foundation and is the signature event of the annual Detroit Month of Design. EMAD showcases an array of talented artists, businesses and musicians. Visitors will be treated to a district-wide night market and open-studio featuring: galleries, retailers, brand activations, and live music. Established in 2012, EMAD has grown to be a highly anticipated part of our yearly programming, drawing over 30,000 attendees in 2022 and highlighting a range of emerging and established designers.
The Design Jam is a hands-on product innovation workshop where interdisciplinary teams of students, designers, manufacturers, business experts and end users work together to create prototypes of new products that would enable greater access to outdoor recreation for people with disabilities.
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.
Join MoGo for a Month of Design bike ride! We'll ride from the North End down to the Riverwalk and use some of Detroit's favorite greenways along the way.Register
Join us for a walking tour of Livernois, The Avenue of Fashion! Located in Northwest Detroit, Livernois has long been the heart of fashion and art retail in Detroit. It is also home to numerous captivating murals that feature some of Detroit's most influential residents. We will visit shops that are new to the Avenue within the last few years, as well as...Register
The Solanus Casey Center’s recently completed building addition will give attendees an opportunity to learn about the unique design collaboration that resulted in a space that welcomes visitors from near and far and reflects the mission of Blessed Solanus Casey, who spent his life in the service of people. As porter of the Detroit monastery door, he met thousands of people from every...Register
Guests will be invited to walk around the Design-Build Green Hub, an incubating space for minority contractors, which will open its doors in September 2022. Attendees will learn about the design build project from the team and through interactive TV screens and information boards. There will also be the opportunity to try out the Virtual Reality tour (this will take place on Stanton...Register
This showcase event will feature several activities and installations designed to bring back alleys into the foreground of urban neighborhood life. Event participants will see displays of proposed alley designs and completed alley murals and installations. They may also experience virtual reality (VR) alley designs and participate in generating new ideas for alley activation. Self-guided walking tours of the four-block alley network will...Register
"The Cody Rouge W Warren Mural Connection Festival will kick off on 8/13 at the 16th Family Fun Day for the community. The 7 community selected artist for the W Warren Project will be formerly introduced to the community. The grand finale will take place on 9/24 on the W Warren Corridor. This will be a fun filled event to highlight the 8...