AIGA Detroit Student Design Studio Tour
Friday, March 25, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM (EDT)
Royal Oak, MI
Locations: Octane Design, Defrost Design, and 02 Creative Solutions
You hear people talk all the time about what it means to be a design professional. But here’s the perfect opportunity to meet designers actually at work in their natural habitats. You’ll get to see projects in progress, learn about company histories, and chat it up with design professionals in the Lansing area. We will be visiting three studios, ranging from a large design company to boutique operations.
Student Members, $10; Non-Members, $20
RSVP by Wednesday March 23rd
Registration is limited to allow more one-on-one interactions with your studio hosts.
12:00 – 12:50 MEET AT PIZZA RUSTICA, 205 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067
12:50 – 1:00 Walking time
1:00 – 2:00 OCTANE DESIGN TOUR, 108 South Main Street, Suite C, Royal Oak, MI 48067
2:00 – 2:15 Walking time
2:15 – 3:15 DEFROST DESIGN, 327 E. Fourth Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067
3:15 – 3:30 Walking time
3:30 – 4:30 O2 CREATIVE SOLUTIONS, 909 South Main Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Getting There and Parking:
You will be responsible for your own transportation or carpool with other members of your student group as well as parking in the Royal Oak area. We will meet at (Pizza Rustica 205 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067) then we walk to the first studio tour at Octane Design. We will then walk to each of the other two studios, the addresses are listed within the schedule.
108 South Main Street, Suite C, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Octane Design creates identities, corporate brochures, web sites, style guides, interactive media elements and all other manner of branding collateral. By providing a creative, positive environment for clients to grow their ideas — along with a skilled team to help guide them — we foster fruitful and lasting relationships that produce superior results.
327 E. Fourth Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Defrost is a graphic communication studio specializing in multimedia and print design. As designers of information, we serve our customers through a strong understanding of technology, not only as a powerful took for design, but also as an essential means of information delivery. We believe design is about captivation the user by creating an information experience that is both compelling and informative. Design is also about problem solving—approaching each project with a careful assessment of the client's needs and a solid strategy for addressing them.
O2 CREATIVE SOLUTIONS
909 South Main Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067
Our inception was inspired by the need to integrate design, communications and technology. By combining these three disciplines, o2 creates unique experiences that ignite the senses. It is through superior research and a fully integrated team that o2 is able to craft unique immersive environments, interactive spaces and custom events.