street art

Exploring Grand River's Creative Corridor

Grand River Avenue is filled with street art! Largely thanks to the Grand River Creative Corridor, which was launched in July 2012 by Derek Weaver, Grand River has over 100 murals painted on 15 different buildings. The area also has large outdoor paintings, covering a number of different themes. “The creative community is really thriving,” Weaver … Continue Reading →

World Famous Street Artist in the D

If you’ve been downtown recently you may have seen the giant mural going up on the side of One Campus Martius. The former Compuware Building has become a canvas for world-renowned street artist Shepard Fairey. Most well known for his 2008 Barack Obama “Hope” poster, he’s currently on a 9-day residency in Detroit and is … Continue Reading →

A call for walls: City-wide mural project needs you!

I need your help. We’ll get to that. The name of my creative agency is Detroit Lives!. Gotta say, when people hear that, they typically look at me like the Bob’s in the movie Office Space. “So what exactly do ya do here?!” Our business model is shockingly simple: 70 percent clients, 30 percent whatever. … Continue Reading →