Detroit Center for Design + Technology | Lawrence Tech University

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Detroit, MI 48201

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Lawrence Technological University’s Detroit Center for Design + Technology (DCDT) will host a one-of-a-kind Holiday Pop-Up Shop featuring local businesses. Experience designs, clothing, home goods, men’s care products, locally-crafted chocolates and more by sustainably-sourced, socially-conscious and locally-owned creative Detroit businesses to include: Variously, Boro, Next:Space, Detroit Barbersn and Western Market.

Stop in to experience the Western Market curated Hot Chocolate Bar or grab a seat in Detroit Barbers’ chair for a haircut or beard trim.

Boro is a Detroit-based consignment and resale shop that features a well-curated selection of clothing and accessories. Look for independent, designer, vintage and functional items when Boro pops up at DCDT Gallery. Owner Miriam Pranschke will be on hand. Learn more at

Detroit Barbers will offer hair cuts, beard trims and sell their coveted men’s care products on site. Detroit Barbers offers legendary haircuts, hot shaves, straight razor beard trims, men’s facials and more in an old-school setting in Corktown and in Ferndale. Sink into the charm of signature antique décor. Come back for the unparalleled services. Placing a focus on classic barbering techniques and a comfortable setting, customers count on Detroit Barbers for quality cuts and

Michigan-made products. Owners Jami and Chad Buchanan will offer an array of men’s care products for sale, as well as onsite haircuts by one of their expert barbers. Learn more at

NEXT:SPACE is a retailer of furniture, functional objects and interior elements. A brand new showroom is set to debut Nov. 16 in the Fisher Building. NEXT:SPACE was founded in 2014 by Detroit-based design curator and agent, Isabelle Weiss, as a platform for local designers to develop, sell and exhibit their work. They represent local designers and craftsmen of outstanding skill and creative sensibility, helping them develop, exhibit and sell their work in Detroit and beyond Learn more at

Variously is a socially conscious line of fashion and home accessories. Anjali Purohit is the founder of sustainable brand Variously, which collaborates with global artisanal partnerships. The company supports the use of natural yarns, dyes, and techniques that reflect unique stories of heritage craftsmanship inspired by contemporary ideas is the quintessential spirit of the brand. Having lived and worked all over the world, from New Delhi and Mumbai to Milano to Frankfurt and Berlin, Anjali believes in cross-cultural skill-share to create meaningful supply chain and mindful luxury. Learn more at

Western Market will host a Hot Chocolate Bar and offer locally-crafted chocolates for sale. Western Market is as an independently-owned and operated grocery and specialty food shop located in downtown Ferndale. Over three decades, the neighborhood market has evolved to offer customers a carefully curated, ethically-sourced foods and goods. This ranges from a wealth of fresh and organic produce, natural food and wine, fresh-squeezed juices, house made soups, locally-crafted artisan products, exceptional baked goods, expert catering services and more. Learn more at

The Detroit Center for Design + Technology is the home of Lawrence Technological University College of Architecture and Design’s Detroit programs. Situated in Midtown along Woodward Avenue, DCDT programs provide additional opportunities to engage organizations, professionals, students and groups within the city. Its Design Incubator is set to launch in 2017 and features these programs: a DCDT Business Accelerator, DCDT Coworking Space, DCDT Design Studio and a DCDT Fellowship Program. Learn more at Connect with DCDT on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @detdesigntech.