Come one and all to the exhibit of The Extraordinary Ordinary, featuring work from graduating U of M Art & Design students Daryl Alexsy, Dylan Box, and Ryan Thurmer. From monoprints, social design, and design theory, the show will be packed with work from a year’s worth of exploration and discovery.
April 13 [...]
For the workbench and cabinet piece, I decided to take a page from some of my previous explorations into Detroit-based projects. I am still very much in love with the idea of working with reclaimed wood from deconstructed houses. It’s all about using local resources to fuel local empowerment. Why ship wood halfway around the [...]
I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted the theme of the identity to be as soon as I started working with the kids. A CCS student had worked on an experience badge system for the kids awhile back, but it really didn’t capture the excitement that I had with the space; it [...]
The answer is, a lot. Let’s delve into two of my favorite projects happening right now.
First is D-Town Farms.
D-Town farms is an Urban Garden being run inside of the River Rouge Park on the west side of the city. Organized by the Detroit Black Food Security Network, D-Town promotes healthy eating [...]