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.

2022 Schedule

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Events

Sneaker House

Exhibition, Workshop
Design Core Detroit and Foot Locker
09/02/2022 - 09/30/2022
Design Core Detroit and Foot Locker
09/02/2022 - 09/30/2022
6001 Cass Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sneaker House

Exhibition , Workshop

The Sneaker House Opening Reception will be held on Friday, September 2nd from 6pm - 8pm at WeWork, 6001 Cass Ave. Sneaker House presented by Foot Locker will showcase art and an installation along with complimentary programing that celebrates and highlights sneaker culture. The activation will include visually dynamic displays and artworks by local following creatives. Viewing hours: Monday - Friday 10am -...

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Design Jam

Workshop
Design Core Detroit
09/09/2022 - 09/10/2022
Design Core Detroit
09/09/2022 - 09/10/2022
460 W. Baltimore, 9th floor Detroit, MI 48202
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Design Jam

Workshop

Calling all manufactures, makers, limb loss community members, innovators, entrepreneurs, designers, students, problem solvers, design faculty, business coaches, recreational athletes, and outdoor enthusiasts!!! Come brainstorm and prototype new adaptive active apparel, accessories and equipment for people in the limb loss community. WHAT IS THE DESIGN JAM? Design Jams shift product innovation, which typically happens behind a few closed doors, to a collective and...

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Sole Project Sundays: Beanies

Workshop, Youth & Family
Detroit Dye House - home of brightlytwisted
09/11/2022
Detroit Dye House - home of brightlytwisted
09/11/2022
1418 Michigan Ave. Detroit, MI 48216
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sole Project Sundays: Beanies

Workshop , Youth & Family

Get messy, give back at Detroit Dye House’s Sole Project Sundays! Dive headfirst into a world of color while together we make something beautiful for someone who needs it. Each session will focus on a specific design aspect of tie-dye and a different item to work with that will be donated, exploring the idea of how design changes when we create for someone...

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2022 Black Footwear Forum & Celebration

Workshop
Pensole Lewis College
09/16/2022 - 09/18/2022
Pensole Lewis College
09/16/2022 - 09/18/2022
200 Walker Street Detroit, MI 48207
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

2022 Black Footwear Forum & Celebration

Workshop

The Black Footwear Forum formally known as the African American Footwear Forum (AAFF) invites footwear industry professionals and supporters to share stories and ideas and to create a dialog around the influence, leadership, and passion provided by blacks in the global footwear industry. This forum encourages collaboration to establish industry goals in the development of black talent at all levels. Surrounding the Forum...

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Bringing it Home

Workshop
Quetarshe Textiles Design Studio
09/17/2022 - 09/18/2022
Quetarshe Textiles Design Studio
09/17/2022 - 09/18/2022
8626 W. McNichols Detroit, Michigan 48226
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Bringing it Home

Workshop

MY EVENT PROPOSAL “BRINGING IT HOME” Designing a sustainable product that can be used at home. The daily life of a consumer is purchasing products that are practical and useful. So being able to use this product inside and outside the home is a good reason for functionality. At the end of all things are the emotional attachments that make them valuable; which...

Sole Project Sundays: Socks

Workshop, Youth & Family
Detroit Dye House - home of brightlytwisted
09/18/2022
Detroit Dye House - home of brightlytwisted
09/18/2022
1418 Michigan Ave. Detroit, MI 48216
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sole Project Sundays: Socks

Workshop , Youth & Family

"Get messy, give back at Detroit Dye House’s Sole Project Sundays! Dive headfirst into a world of color while together we make something beautiful for someone who needs it. Each session will focus on a specific design aspect of tie-dye and a different item to work with that will be donated, exploring the idea of how design changes when we create for someone...

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Fall Flower Bouquet Building Workshop

Workshop
Flowers for Dreams
09/22/2022 6:00 p.m. AND 09/29/2022 6:00 p.m.
Flowers for Dreams
09/22/2022 6:00 p.m. AND 09/29/2022 6:00 p.m.
1490 Gratiot Ave Detroit, MI 48207
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Fall Flower Bouquet Building Workshop

Workshop

A workshop teaching people how to design their own bouquet and learn more about flowers & the floral industry. Building bouquets is a tangible skill that can be utilized for the rest of an individual's life!

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Tye Dying: The Natural Way

Workshop, Youth & Family, Youth Activity
Addictive Brand
09/24/2022
Addictive Brand
09/24/2022
4147 Cass Ave. Detroit, MI 48201
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tye Dying: The Natural Way

Workshop , Youth & Family , Youth Activity

In this guided workshop, participants will make their own short sleeved natural tie dye Addictive brand t-shirt. As part of the workshop, we will be upcycling our old garments through the natural tie-dying process using all-natural ingredients. Participants will experiment with double twisting and swirling techniques to create fun and beautiful patterns.

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Blender Renders: 3D Modeling for Beginners

Workshop
Each and Every Press
09/24/2022
Each and Every Press
09/24/2022
Virtual
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Blender Renders: 3D Modeling for Beginners

Workshop

Blender is a free, fun 3D modeling program with applications for building digital objects, illustrating, video editing, and more. Brendan, head of Risograph studio Each and Every Press, will talk about his studio's work and, alongside participants, create a virtual 3D object: a desk lamp. This class will cover the basics of Blender and hopefully provide each participant with a framework for setting...

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Sole Project Sundays: Bandanas

Workshop, Youth & Family
Detroit Dye House - home of brightlytwisted
09/25/2022
Detroit Dye House - home of brightlytwisted
09/25/2022
1418 Michigan Ave. Detroit, MI 48216
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sole Project Sundays: Bandanas

Workshop , Youth & Family

Get messy, give back at Detroit Dye House’s Sole Project Sundays! Dive headfirst into a world of color while together we make something beautiful for someone who needs it. Each session will focus on a specific design aspect of tie-dye and a different item to work with that will be donated, exploring the idea of how design changes when we create for someone...

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