For the Love of Italy. For the Love of Detroit. For the Love of Design!

The second edition of LoveITDetroit starts September 1st: a month-long installation; in-person events; our metaspace 3.0, and so much more. Watch this space as we – the Consulate of Italy in Detroit and the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan – will soon announce our exciting lineup of events. 

Brought to you by the collaboration between the Consulate of Italy and the Detroit Month of Design, the 30-day exhibit can be seen at 1001 Woodward Avenue, where you’ll experience the BEST of Global Industry Leaders from both Italy and Detroit: Artists, Innovators, Designers, Architects, Engineers, Brands, Influencers, and more. 

Showcasing all the BEST in Sustainability, Education, Design, Robotics and other topics. Want to deep-dive into these topics? Want to visit our Shop&See? Or watch an Italian movie? Sign up for our special in-person events and lectures given by key Industry Leaders. All our events will be free and open to the public; you have to register!

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September 1 - Open to the Public from 11 am to 6 pm

Launch  location for the Detroit Month of Design crawl, where visitors can view the installation and love painting from some of the best living artists in Detroit. Taking the theme “United by Design” to another level, with six artists, Hubert Massey and Sydney James, Mike Han, Elton Monroy, Adnan Charara, and Enna Di Dio, representing the communities that made this city great!


September 7 - 6:30-8:30pm

Italy – The Eternal Innovator in Space Exploration, the first exclusive sectoral event of our month-long LoveITDetroit initiative! Did you know that Italy is the third country in the world for the specialization of space technologies?


September 8 - 6:30-8:30 pm

Join Aki Choklat, Chair of Fashion Design at the College for Creative Studies, and esteemed fashion designer Stella Jean for a captivating discussion on the intersection of her Italian and Haitian heritage, the extraordinary Stella Jean brand, and her tireless efforts to promote diversity and inclusion within the Italian fashion system.