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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How to Start a Startup’ Viewing & Discussion Series

Talk
Hexagon Creative LLC.
09/08/2022
Hexagon Creative LLC.
09/08/2022
6001 Cass Ave, fl 2 Detroit, MI
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

How to Start a Startup’ Viewing & Discussion Series

Talk

How To Start A Startup is a community of entrepreneurs in Detroit. We offer diverse programming in the form of panels, workshops, training, and competitions. We meet in different areas of Detroit to provide accessibility. Our mission is provide dreamers with resources to grow their ventures. The goal is to provide a unique learning opportunity for local entrepreneurs as well as foster productive...

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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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Design on the Ave: Walking Tours

Tour
City Institute
09/10/2022 - 09/24/2022
City Institute
09/10/2022 - 09/24/2022
19363 Livernois, Detroit, MI, 48221
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Design on the Ave: Walking Tours

Tour

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...

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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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Book Launch! My Robot Gets Me: How Social Design Can Make New Products More Human

Talk
Cranbrook Academy of Art
09/24/2022
Cranbrook Academy of Art
09/24/2022
660 Woodward Avenue, Suite 7 Detroit, MI 48226
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Book Launch! My Robot Gets Me: How Social Design Can Make New Products More Human

Talk

Come celebrate the first in-person launch of the UX-focused product design book, My Robot Gets Me: How Social Design Can Make New Products More Human (Harvard Business Review Press). This talk that will take a fresh look at products in our everyday lives through a lens of social robotics. Robot designer and technology author Carla Diana will share case studies from over a...

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Design Visions: Trend Analysis/ Future Forecast

Talk
House of Research and Worldview
09/28/2022
House of Research and Worldview
09/28/2022
Shinola Hotel 1400 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48226
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Design Visions: Trend Analysis/ Future Forecast

Talk

Join Cristin Ríchard, founder of House of RAW®, for an hour-long visual presentation of her research and design analysis. Color, Material, and Form language will be identified, alongside their link with the latest consumer lifestyles and behavioral shifts. Looking through a global lens, this Trend Forecast provides future insights and inspiration for creatives across all industries. Limited seating is available for an elevated...

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