DESIGN DISCUSSIONS

MM-O-DD provides transformative in-depth  insight through discussions in traditional and innovative formats. We cover trends and spark conversation with local-to-global team of experts and on the ground trend hunters. Design discussion experts participate front and center, while others mixed in the audience share original content with fresh perspectives. We invite interested people who have varied view points who can beneficially contribute, we are inclusive of  the interested public.

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DOURIEAN FLETCHER

The Jewelry Designer from the Marvel Studios Black Panther movie shared heartfelt stories and business insight into her  life challenges and triumphs. The free and inclusive program attracted over 225 people to be edutained by Ms. Douriean Fletcher, with moderation by Crystal Marie

THANK YOU

Melinda Anderson

of Studio M and MeMe Productions

(Executive Producer)

Charles H. Wright Museum

Detroit Fiber Works ( Mandisa Smith)

African Youth Dance Company

Event Design: Melinda Anderson

Sound Design: DJ

Graphic Design: Caleb Moss 

Beauty Design (MUA): Denitra Townsend

Photographer: Desmond Love

CAREER DAY AT MUMFORD HIGH SCHOOL

MM-O-DD set up an interactive opportunity for the 600+ students from Mumford High School and the Mumford Academy to engage and learn of the various Design Industry direct pathways and careers available. We also asked if a Design Lab during school hours was formed would any of the students be interested, and 24 people signed a form listing their specific goal to learn. Currently MM-O-DD is working to develop the programming for this platform. Interested in supporting, contact info@MM-O-DD.org

THANK YOU

Mumford High School

Photo: Christian O'Grady

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'THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF THE FASHION INDUSTRY IN DETROIT'

Experts in the Fashion Industry told a plethora of stories and a edutaining discussion was shared.

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Distinguished Professionals

C. Grantston Bullard, renowned Luxury Fashion Designer, specializing in exotic furs and jeweled eyewear. Bullard’s lines have been carried at fine retailers internationally and across the country from Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills to Manhattan. 


Montee Holland Founder/Fashion Designer for national brand Tayion.

Rufus Bartell local long-time retailer within the iconic Avenue of Fashion or the area historically referred to as the ‘Paris of the Mid-west’.

Bridget Kavanagh Michigan based shepherdess and owner of Happy Goat Lucky Ewe.

“IN SOUNDS FROM WAY OUT”

Metropolitan Museum of Design Detroit honored to have been selected to featured Detroit experts in Sound Design in Museum settings during the Michigan Museum Association and American Association of State and Local Historical Museums conference at Cobo Hall Detroit Michigan.


 THANK YOU

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'THE COST OF WHAT YOU WEAR'

International Outreach and Global Alliances
The sustainability in design panel discussion in April 2017 was co-hosted by MM-O-DD and Global Ties>Detroit. Project JUST co-Founder Shahd AlShehail along with experts Bena Burga of Maggie's Organics and Julia Rhodes of Rebel Nell brought insight into the awareness of the ethical practices available in the Garment Design Industry. The programming located at the Waterview Lofts at Port Detroit, was free to the public.

MASTER-CLASS WITH BEAUTY DESIGN EXPERT HYTON LEE

MM-O-DD invited by Neiman Marcus to engage with Master Beauty Expert Hyton Lee of Le Metier De Beaute Company for a Master-class for 25 VIP guests. 

THANK YOU

Neiman Marcus

Le Metier De Beaute

Hyton Lee

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Metropolitan Museum of Design Detroit (MM-O-DD) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, EIN 464299785
Our mission is emphasizing the Design Industry to all ages.