Writing

2017 Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne @ Knight Arts blog

When Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) began the lengthy and involved process of applying for UNESCO City of Design status on behalf of Detroit—a goal that was successfully achieved at the end of 2015—they did so knowing it would help centralize the role that design plays in shaping cities, and the lives of their citizens. […]

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2017 Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne @ Hyperallergic

SAINT-ÉTIENNE, France — It would likely dismay students of design to learn that, to those not trained to think about the field, it is largely invisible. No object is accidental, no system has fallen arbitrarily into place, yet most of us go about our lives without acknowledging the purpose-built nature of our society. Humans have existed […]

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Creative Economy Policy Summit @ Knight Arts Blog

It is a tricky and delicate practice to place value on something typically considered as intuitive and personal as art-making. But that is the main concern of the many organizations and speakers that played a part in the Creative Economy Policy Summit: Growth Opportunities for Michigan–a daylong seminar featuring thought leadership in the field of […]

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