DETROIT, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Metropolitan Museum of Design Detroit (MM-O-DD) is presenting the inaugural Fashion Design Dare Challenge sourceFORMATION. The exhibition features capsule collections by established Detroit designers: Lynette Halalay and Mandisa Smith, along with Luxembourg-based designer Feyrouz Ashoura, creating a local-to-global collaborative platform. The local Designers will bring the iconic Diamond Chair by Harry Bertoia to life through two interpretive couture looks for one exclusive night on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017, at 6pm- 8pm. With original music composed and performed by Detroit musician Liz Larin.
This LIVE fashion exhibition is the grand finale to the month-long gallery exhibit sourceFORMATION Supply Chain of Michigan, featured this month at the Detroit Center for Design + Technology (DCDT), 4219 Woodward, in Midtown. DCDT is a strong supporter of the MM-O-DD’s mission of design edutainment to all ages. Their programs provide additional opportunities to engage: organizations, professionals, students and groups within the city. DCDT Design Incubator programs include: DCDT Business Accelerator, DCDT Co-working Space, DCDT Design Studio and a DCDT Fellowship Program. Learn more at www.detroit.design. Other supporters include: MJ Foley Company, Davison Sewing, Lit Visual Productions, Elizabeth Tintinalli (Liz in Detroit), Luigi Bruni Salon, Fantasee Lighting and Global Ties > Detroit.
MM-O-DD is a 501C3 Detroit based non-profit emphasizing the design industry to all ages. Its core focus is on: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, Edutainment, Design (S.T.E.A.M.E.D.), sustainability through solutions of Biomimicry, stable messaging, accessible inclusive engagement of people, and more. In the future, MM-O-DD will expand beyond its mobile existence and make an impact as a go-to design destination and a socially responsible talent hub. MM-O-DD will be an experiential space for: exhibits, installations, panel discussions, performance art and more. MM-O-DD believes in the interaction between diverse people of all ages, interests and passions in Design-related fields and beyond. www.mm-o-dd.org
The Fashion Design Dare Challenge sourceFORMATION event is a fundraiser for youth outreach and programming for 2018. Full details and designer background can be found here: https://detroit.design/source-formation.html.
For more information about MM-O-DD, please contact Jessica Paruch, Metropolitan Museum of Design Detroit at email@example.com.
SOURCE Metropolitan Museum of Design Detroit