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- Month of Design
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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.
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 -...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
POCO Labs and Stantec Generation AV share examples of the latest design thinking on the intersection between new mobility solutions and next generation public and private spaces.Register
The Future is Off-Road: Exhibition of Livaq trajectory and future actions, as well a showcase the prototype, communicate the mission, vision, and goals. This will be a more in-depth look into the materials we are using, manufacturing, and will include a showcase of the capabilities of the prototype by staff. This event will be hosted as a premier event, with music and drinks....Register
Throwbacks Home will be opening their showroom downtown during Month of Design. We are welcoming the public and all the design centric tourists to come see our latest collections. Our founders will be onsite to talk with guests about our latest work and the materials we used.Register
Experience the beauty of natural stone products by Cambria through Blasius in our Beacon Park art gallery installation. The pandemic has impacted how we source materials and finishes and how we feel about our home and work environments. Cambria offers a hygienic, maintenance free quartz surfacing solution which highlights craftsmanship, performance, and service. As an American-made, family-owned company, we are committed to the...Register
This year for Detroit Month of Design, The Cranbrook Academy of Art 3D Design Department will be hosting the “Cranbrook Chair Show", an exhibition of art and design works centered around the subject of the 'chair'. In continuation of The Academy's strong tradition of producing iconic chair designs, the exhibition will feature works in all media that offer a strong point of view...Register