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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.
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...
Solar Juke is a garden party and sound performance that uses Whoop House - a completely solar-powered sound sculpture - as a musical instrument to explore and uplift environmental themes within African diasporan music.Register
This event is the the grand unveiling of the final installation of Project: Hope, the creative revolution, a mural project that began as the senior thesis between two international students at the College For Creative Studies and soon became a cross department collaboration project first of its kind. We were inspired by the Diago Rivera mural at the DIA and wanted to create...Register
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...Register
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...Register
Opening Reception of solo exhibition by MIT-based Matter Design (Brandon Clifford + Jo Lobdell) featuring collaborative works with NY-based artist, Sanford Biggers. This immersive and site-specific exhibition grounds the viewer through an unwavering awareness of their physical environment while deconstructing preconceived notions of our past and transcending historical constructs. Clifford is best known for moving massive stones in his speculative works that disrupt...Register
Rossetti is opening its doors to the public to celebrate the designers and disciplines that come together to create our work.Register