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Dan Gilbert on Detroit Red Wings arena plans: ‘thoughtful and impressive design will be transformative for downtown’

Dan Gilbert has not sat around and waited for other developments to spring up around his investments in downtown Detroit. But damned if a $ 650 million pro hockey arena and entertainment district just down the road from where he owns 60 buildings isn’t a welcome plan. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Sponsored Content: The Importance of Sustainable Design

  The state of our environment effects all those who live on Earth. Across the globe, buildings account for 40% of energy use, 38% of greenhouse gas emissions, 12% of potable water, and 20% of solid waste streams in developed… Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Recent KCAD grad’s design among products spotlighted at NeoCon 2014

Several West Michigan office furniture products impressed judges at Metropolis Magazine. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Poll: Which of six design options is best for Detroit’s I-375?

The stretch connecting I-75 to the eastern portion of Downtown Detroit is in need of $ 60-$ 70 million in repairs, and pressure to make room for business development and create more green space has the state transportation department and Detroit Economic Growth Corporation are exploring unconventional alternatives for fixing I-375. Full News here – […]

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Sponsored Content: Office design and how it generates productivity

When you walk into an office space that has stale fluorescent lighting, old tile floors, lackluster furniture and a complete absence windows, how do you feel? Many would agree that this isn’t the most conducive scenario for those who want… Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Jeep unveils four design concept vehicles in China

The four design concepts include two interpretations of the all-new Jeep Cherokee – the Sageland and Urbane – a premium, luxury version of the Jeep Wrangler. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Dan Gilbert is doing more than buying, he's leaving design mark on downtown

Dan Gilbert is doing more than buying, he's leaving design mark on downtown … Businessman Dan Gilbert may lack an architect's degree, but he's beginning to exercise influence on the look and design of downtown Detroit. From the Christmas lights that adorn storefronts on Woodward to the colorful street furniture Gilbert's team … Full News […]

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New York-based SHoP Architects selected to design development at former Hudson’s site in downtown Detroit

New York City-based SHoP Architects has been selected to lead the design process for a development project at the 2-acre site of the former Hudson’s Department store building in downtown Detroit. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Chrysler expands high school design competition statewide

Now in its second year, Chrysler has expanded its “Autorama High School Design Competition” to all high school students attending Michigan public school. The inaugural competition, which received 42 entries, was only open to high school students in Detroit Public Schools. Full News here – Detroit News

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Newell Rubbermaid design center on track to open in Kalamazoo early in 2014

Plans by the maker of Sharpie markers and Rubbermaid kitchen supplies to consolidate various product design units were announced in March. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit Design Festival to showcase hundreds of designers

Top and emerging design talent will be showcased at the third annual Detroit Design Festival from September 18th through 22nd. The Festival takes place at  venues along Detroit’s Creative Corridor, from Downtown Detroit to New Center, in Eastern Market and in more than 13 neighborhoods throughout Detroit. This year’s annual citywide celebration of design will […]

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Cookies by Design celebrates ribbon-cutting at new Grandville location

Cookies by Design/Cupcake by Design recently celebrated its ribbon-cutting event at the new Grandville location. The store is located at 3080 44th St in the Bucktown Shopping Center. Full News here – Oakland Business

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$300000 to help fund new Lawrence Tech design center

0000 to help fund new Lawrence Tech design center Lawrence Technological University will use a $ 300,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation to help it create a new design center in Detroit's Midtown area, the school announced today. The LTU Center for Design + Technology will anchor a new commercial … Full News here – Read […]

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Detroit projects and architects among winners of AIA Michigan 2013 Design Awards (photos)

The American Institute of Architects in Michigan has named the winners of its 2013 Design Awards, and several Detroit-area projects and architects have cracked the list. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Winners are announced in contest to design development plan for former Hudson’s site

Nearly 200 designs were submitted in the contest to re-develop the site of the old downtown Hudson’s store.  People from as far away as Australia and Vietnam took part in the Opportunity Detroit campaign, Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site. A panel of five distinguished architects and urban planning experts from across […]

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