Monthly Archives: December 2017

Better Made Mori – The Incinerator Show @ Ocelot Print Shop

The Detroit incinerator is one of the longest-running environmental health issues for folks here in the city. Anyone who lives downwind, or even drives by, is familiar with the smell when something particularly foul is being burned. And if you can smell it, that means you’re inhaling it, which has led to a preponderance of […]

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The Altered Heart – Re:Iterate @ Kerrytown Concert House

In actuality, the word ‘iterate’ already implies repetition. There is no need to ‘reiterate’, as when you ‘iterate’ you are already uttering over-and-over. We can iteratively respond to someone else’s iteration in a design process, and there is no need consider it a ‘reiteration’. It may not be wrong, but it may also be superfluous […]

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The Lounge of Saturn @ Popps Packing

Popps Packing is pleased to present our winter salon show, The Lounge of Saturn. Saturn is known as the mythological god of generation, dissolution, plenty, wealth, agriculture, periodic renewal and liberation as well as the god of time. During the month of December the Romans celebrated Saturn during the Saturnalia Festival, a time of feasting, […]

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“Rethink Shinola” @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — For the entrepreneurial set, one of the standout success stories of “new” Detroit is the resuscitation of the Shinola brand, transforming a long-obsolete (and, as we’ll see, highly problematic) legacy as a shoe-polish company into the Great White Hope for a new American manufacturing model. Emphasis very much on “white.” From the inception […]

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