In celebration of Detroit Design Festival 2017 and the UNESCO City of Design designation, Grand Circus Magazine is co-hosting the “Design Is Everywhere!” Symposium in partnership with PLAYGROUND DETROIT. As a part of the official festival programming on Thursday, September 28th from 5-7PM [to kick off Eastern Market After Dark] this lecture and panel discussion will feature a diverse range of designers in fields that range from architecture and furniture design to graphic and interior design. The evening will be hosted by Editor in Chief, Alex Trajkovski and feature a keynote presentation by graphic designer/owner of Other Studio, Eileen Tjan on graphic design; in relation to brands, and other guest panelists specifically about how individuals relate to the space around them within an urban context, such as Detroit.

Part I: Brand Identity Evolution

Graphic Design + Branding Case Study ft PLAYGROUND DETROIT

Eileen Tjan presents a lecture about her design firm, Other Studio, her design process involved with producing Grand Circus Magazine and branding strategy as a case study for PLAYGROUND DETROIT.

Part II: Designer Panel Discussion
Plots, Planes, Patterns: A Dialogue on Design in Detroit

Panel discussion featuring a diverse range of designers in fields that range from urban design, architecture, furniture design, graphic design and interior design. The conversation will be led by Editor-in-Chief, Alex Trajkovski around the topic of design and how the individual relates to the space around them, personally and within an urban context, in reference to Detroit.

Moderator: Alex Trajkovski, Grand Circus Magazine

Chad Rochkind, Human Scale Studio
Scott Furkas & Anna Habig, dPOP!
Rachel Mulder & Simon Anton, THING THING

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