AT THE BIOMIMICRY INSPIRATION STATION
PICTURED IS MM-O-DD BOARD OF DIRECTOR MR. RICH ALTHERR THE CEO OF
NATURE COMES STANDARD A BIOMIMICRY BASED CONSULTING FIRM AND STRONG COLLABORATIVE PARTNER.
DONORS, SPONSORS, ALLIANCES
Community collaborative, businesses, individuals and more
We appreciation those who value Design learning.
Together we are making a difference.
Looking at the past, taking a deep dive into current innovation and igniting the interest of the future generations.
MM-O-DD is an AH-HA spark or first foundational step-on-the-porch,opening doors to the Design Industry.
GuideStar is a professional non-profit which provides other philanthropic efforts with the transparency of an organization. Over the years, Guidestar has provided weekly information to Metropolitan Museum of Design Detroit including grant information and innovation concepts.
AMERICAN ALLIANCE OF MUSEUMS
MM-O-DD’s membership to this professional organization has great value as we determine the best of the best practices for museums as well as the most current, relevant and innovative approach to attract, intrigue and retaining members.
Participating membership: 2015 - 2019
MICHIGAN MUSEUM ASSOCIATION
MM-O-DD’s membership with the MMA spans both as Museum Industry educators and as the recipient of value experiences.
Participating member: 2015 - 2019
MM-O-DD utilizes the local resources from this established platform.
Participating members: 2017 - 2019
MICHIGAN SCIENCE CENTER
For eight plus times MM-O-DD has collaborated with the Michigan Science Center including Colorosity, Noel Night featuring the Frost Fairy Queen, The MM-O-DD Sustainability Design Dare Challenge, a few Biomimicry Design Dare Challenge and Three Detroit Month of Design Youth Day programming.
BELLE ISLE CONSERVANCY: AQUARIUM
September 21, 2019
Detroit Month of Design Youth Day
MM-O-DD has invited an Aquariumist from the Belle Isle Aquarium to collaborate on one of the presentations.
November 2, 2019
Design Dare Reveal: Accessory Design
The Belle Isle Conservancy partners with MM-O-DD at the Belle Isle Aquarium
DETROIT RIVERFRONT CONSERVANCY
Each year the focus is on Truck Design. First was a 100’ x 80’ of chalked circle touching which attracted all ages to draw their own Truck wheel design.
With many Design Dare Challenge we give insight into business and economic readiness a Designer must take into each component of the concept. In 2017 and 2019 Build Institute showed their ‘Canvas’ model to engage participates. MM-O-DD ongoing business insight provides information on design career canals and smart-start pathways .
DETROIT CENTER FOR DESIGN + TECHNOLOGY
Since, 2017 MM-O-DD has collaborated with the Detroit Center for Design and Technology for the launch of the Fashion Design Dare Challenge. The 2018 Fashion Design Dare 2D3D Challenge and extended "In-the-round” Community Conversations.