Detroit Design Festival: 'The cutting edge of globally relevant work'
This week marks the start of the second annual Detroit Design Festival, a five-day celebration of all things creative in metro Detroit.
The festival, which spans from downtown to Midtown, includes a variety of art forms, from exhibitions to architectural panels in Lafayette Park, gallery shows in Eastern Market, window displays along Woodward Avenue and pop-up playgrounds for families.
"This is the cutting edge of globally relevant work that's going on in Detroit," said Matt Clayson, director of the Detroit Creative Corridor Center. "The idea is to position the festival in a way that serves as an economic engine for the city and region."
The festival wraps up Sunday with at Executive Hangar 1 of Coleman A. Young International Airport with an expo on community-sponsored art.
Read more about the Detroit Design Festival here.