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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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
Multiple Times/ View Event Details

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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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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Sewing the Threads Of Detroit’s Fashion Community: Business of Fashion

Talk
ISAIC - Industrial Sewing and Innovation Center
09/14/2022
ISAIC - Industrial Sewing and Innovation Center
09/14/2022
5800 Cass Ave. Detroit, MI 48202
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sewing the Threads Of Detroit’s Fashion Community: Business of Fashion

Talk

We heard the community loud and clear! After a successful Drinks X Design in April, ISAIC is developing a series of roundtable discussions featuring industry experts to share their experiences, tips and resources. These sharing sessions will bring the fashion community together to learn not only from the experts, but from each other and will kick off during Detroit Month of Design with...

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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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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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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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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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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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