The Detroit Design 139 Opening Party will celebrate “the transformative projects that will lead our city toward a more inclusive future for everyone.” The event is free and registration is required on Event Brite. See the event link below. Throughout the Month of Design, there will be interactive exhibitions at 1001 Woodward Avenue and 3… Read More Detroit Design 139 Opening Party
Detroit Month of Design (MoD) is one of my favorite September celebrations. This month there will be 145 participants and over 55 events and special programming throughout the city of Detroit! Last year, we attended a few MoD events so I am really excited to discover more about MoD! READ: Light Up Livernois 2018 and… Read More Detroit Month of Design 2019 Details + 17 Event Highlights
Congratulations to the ten Detroit businesses that won the Commerce Design Detroit Awards! Design Core Detroit and American Institute of Architects Detroit Chapter (AIA Detroit) announced the winners and selected the businesses from a group of 20 finalists. The Commerce Design Detroit Awards honors local, small businesses that have opened or renovated their business in… Read More 10 Detroit Businesses Win 2019 Commerce Design Detroit Awards
Last week, Design Core Detroit announced the winners of the first edition of Detroit City of Design Competition. Design Core Detroit received 26 submissions from local and international design teams. The designers were from 31 UNESCO Cities of Design and were invited to prototype design solutions for Detroit neighborhoods that address safety and walkability. Supported… Read More Here Are the Winners of the Inaugural Detroit City of Design Competition!
Happy Spring! It’s finally here! How did your work week go for you? My biggest highlight from this week is celebrating my oldest daughter’s birthday! Today is Michala’s 17th birthday and we are so excited for her! She has been counting down the days to her big celebration. Ahh, to be young again! I told… Read More #FridayVibes 3.22.19
A few days ago, Design Core Detroit, a non-profit that offers services to strengthen, grow and attract design businesses to Detroit, and AIA Detroit announced the 10 winning projects of the inaugural Commerce Design: Detroit awards. Commerce Design: Detroit recognizes 10 brick-and-mortar commercial projects, submitted jointly by the business owner and designing team. “The jurors… Read More 10 Detroit Businesses Win Inaugural Commerce Design Awards
What’s up, Detroit! I’m excited to share with you my post about my experience at Light Up Livernois 2018! It seems like I’ve experienced a lot of firsts over the past few weeks: Murals in the Market Eastern Market After Dark MOCAD’s Intersection Series Now I can add my first Light Up Livernois to my list… Read More Light Up Livernois 2018 Shines Bright on the Avenue of Fashion
Light up Livernois returns to celebrate design and creativity on the historic Avenue of Fashion. Makers, artists, and designers from Detroit are collaborating with local small businesses to shop, dine and explore the various ways design surrounds us in our everyday lives. Join us and experience design through open studios, fashion vignettes, musical performances, and small business highlights. This event is officially part of the 2018 Month of Design… Read More Light Up Livernois 2018
During Light up Livernois, Love Travels Imports present a special trunk show by Meena Mahal. The trunk show will feature slow fashion and handmade artisan chic & eco cotton/hand-dyed fashion accessories.
UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE Karen A.D. Burton and Saundra Little will present a history and exploration of the influence of African American architects on the evolution of the built environment in Detroit. According to the National Organization of Minority Architects, fewer than two percent of licensed architects in the United States are… Read More Noir Design Parti
Eastern Market After Dark — what can I say? The entire festival was SO much fun and my head is still spinning from all of the excitement of Thursday night. It was my first time attending an After Dark event and it most definitely will not be my last! WARNING: I hope you like to look… Read More All That I Loved About Eastern Market After Dark 2018 (plus, way too many photos!)
September is another big month of festivities in Detroit. This month marks the celebration of design aka the Detroit Month of Design Festival, and we’ve got a list of eleven events you may really love! The Detroit Month of Design Festival is a city-wide celebration of art, creativity, and design. Throughout the month of September,… Read More Eleven Top Picks for the Detroit Month of Design Festival