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Detroit Design Ball | Makers In The Raw

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The Eastern- FD Lofts [Eastern Market]

3434 Russell Street

Detroit, MI 48207

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Detroit By Design and Marche Du Nain Rouge present
2017 DETROIT DESIGN BALL | MAKERS IN THE RAW
A Celebration for Eastern Market After Dark [Detroit Design Festival]

Date: Thursday, September 28
Special Ticketed Reception: 7:00pm-8:00pm
Open for Public [FREE]: 8:00pm-1:00am

Location: [NEW LOCATION] The Eastern-FD Lofts [Eastern Market], 3434 Russell St., Detroit, MI 48207

Description: A special maker and sustainable design celebration showcasing designers and fabricators, runway fashion, towering robots, craft cocktail lounges, a light parade, and random acts of radical self-expression. Detroit By Design has produced six years of DDF events showcasing hundreds of collaborators through presentations, installations and performances. For 2017, Detroit Design Ball will partner with Marche Du Nain Rouge to showcase design and fabrication collaborators.

Marche Du Nain Rouge: Detroit’s annual participatory art parade, held the first Sunday of Spring in Detroit’s historic Cass Corridor. The carnival-esque festival evokes events like Mardi Gras and Burning Man, inspiring Detroiters everywhere to don all manner of homemade costumery, and create wild accessory contraptions with spare parts, bikes, cars, and anything else they can get their hands on.

Demographics: The Detroit Design Festival’s Thursday night Eastern Market After Dark [EMAD] tops flower day as the highest annual attendance in Detroit’s Eastern market receiving over 20,000+ patrons. DDF is North America’s largest independent design festival reaches an audience of millions with 50,000+ attendees and over 150 articles published annually by international creative-cultural opinion leaders. Attendees represent a highly educated, diverse and active audience of community engaged design students, professionals and enthusiasts ages 16-55 years in age. Detroit Design Ball and Detroit By Design events have reached more than 10,000 guests at DDF with robust media coverage and promotional partnerships helping to capture over 4 million social media impressions in 3 years.

Detroit Design Festival [DDF] is produced by the Detroit Creative Corridor Center. In partnership with UNESCO City of Design, The creative festival reaches our city’s largest annual audience of creative community students, professionals, enthusiasts, sponsors and supporters. DDF’s mission is to support Detroit’s regional design industries and local creative economy.


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