Inspired by Nuit Blanche arts festivals from around the world, DLECTRICITY is a spectacular outdoor visual light and art celebration that takes place in Detroit’s cultural center and DTE’s Beacon Park Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight.
September 22, 2021
August 12, 2021
“To maximize our impact, each team is focusing on one specific area of need so we can address that same problem in multiple companies and develop expertise in that area. As a result, we have eight teams: four focusing on marketing problems and four focusing on operations.”
~ Michael Willard
July 16, 2021
Stamps alumni Ian Klipa (BFA ‘15) and Jacob Saphier (BFA and B.S.E.Mech ‘16), founders of the Detroit design studio Donut Shop, have earned a spot among the final six teams in the 2021 City of Design Challenge in…
February 4, 2021
An important goal of the class was to ensure that the creative prompts and project instructions were clear, manageable and fun. To this end, students gathered “real world” user feedback from Stamps lecturer Emilia White and alumna Sarah Buckius, both of whom are parenting young children at home.
January 29, 2021
The public art exhibition, which began in November, features the work of Detroit artists and designers at the Michigan Research Studio/ArcPrep space.
September 11, 2020
“’Each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it.’ Those are the words of Frantz Fanon,” says Keesa V. Johnson (MDes ’21). “And I’m not going to betray anything.”
July 21, 2020
Suddenly his idyllic safe haven was a soul-crushing prison. Visceral memories of crime, poverty, injustice, and interactions with Detroit police resurfaced with a vengeance. Ward stopped sleeping. He cried in therapy. He refused to watch the Floyd video.
January 16, 2020
Woodworking equipment whirs as teens turn out the latest in creations and consumer products that have come from years of making things at the Brightmoor Maker Space in Detroit.
December 4, 2019
An accurate portrayal of Detroit’s history and current development must include mention of the city’s diverse Arab and Muslim populations. Sally Howell, associate professor of history at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, addresses this gap with her Halal Metropolis project.