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Navigating the Detroit Design Festival

Tuesday, Sep 11th, 2012 by

With over 60 events, over 70 venues, and 300 designers featured in just 5 days, the DDF Team can understand the process might be just a little overwhelming. We have created various ways to better understand and plan your experience!

DDF Website:

You can view our Official Design Happenings in a list view here. This list can be filtered by day (along the top row) or by selecting boxes in different categories (right column).

View our events by location on our map view here. You can also filter by category.

Print Program Guide:

Print versions of our program guide are available at various venues in the Metro Detroit area (especially at venues participating in DDF). You can also find them at our Drinks x Design at the Detroit Mercantile, at our DDF Kick-Off Party or at our DDF HUB Inside the MSU Detroit Parking Garage.

Digital Program Guide:

A PDF version is available to download.
DDF2012 Guide_Event Listings
DDF2012 Guide_Map


Some DDF events require a regsitration fee or have limited capacity. Check out our Eventbrite page: here.


View our album of Design Happenings Promotional Posters.


Please use the following hashtags when tweeting @detroitdesignfest: #ddf2012, #designis.


Please use the hashtags #ddf2012 or #designis when uploading photos from DDF. has created a feed of all tagged photos here.



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