Select Page

Design Core Detroit

The Design Core Detroit is designed to support the growth of Detroit’s creative economy through delivering business acceleration and attraction services and developing signature programming tailored specifically to creative professionals’ needs.

Design Core Detroit logo

Design Core Detroit is located in CCS’ A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education and offers a flexible, technology rich, design-forward workspace for creative sector businesses seeking a soft launch in a professional, inspiring and innovative environment. It is also home to the Design Core Detroit’s Creative Ventures Program, where such firms are supported through access to collaborative work space, shared tooling and resources and strategic, collaborative exchanges with other DCD members and creative professionals from the region, nation and abroad.
Design Core Detroit is committed to promoting the success of the creative economy in Detroit, and believes that Detroit’s Creative Corridor is quickly becoming home to some of the nation’s most innovative creative practitioners. The staff works with creative sector businesses – from world-class advertising agencies to up-and-coming fashion designers – to ensure that creative talent is informed of the opportunities in the city, supported in their business functions, and supported in the development of their creativity and business skill.

For more information about what Design Core Detroit can offer, please e-mail [email protected]

Design Core Detroit receives funding and/or support from Business Leaders for Michigan, the College for Creative Studies, The Kresge Foundation, the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan and the U.S. Small Business Administration.