Congratulation to Janine Hugsam, Eva Stern & Patricia Wess, who has received the Red Dot seal in recognition of their convincing design quality and creativity!

Their Exhibition and Master’s thesis project “Nothing stops Detroit” was recognized with Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017.

“Nothing stops Detroit”
How can design be part of the urban development?

How can design be part of the urban development? This question formed the central issue of the exhibition “Nothing stops Detroit within the scope of the design festival Designmonat 2016 in Graz. The exhibition treated topics like the history of Detroit, the problems which result from the town’s bankruptcy and also the new trends in the urban development.

In an empty building in the heart of Graz, Detroit was presented as a “newcomer“ in the UNESCO City of Design network and at the same time gave an insight into the town and its prominent history.

The preceding excursion to Detroit in 2015, an excursion which was actually integrated in the curriculum of the master program, formed the basis of the research and the subsequent exhibition.