Design Core Detroit and AIA Detroit recently announced Advance Plumbing’s Midtown Detroit location as one of 10 winners for UNESCO’s Commerce Design Awards. These 10 winners demonstrate the role of design in creating unique and welcoming places for locals and visitors alike. You can vote for the people’s choice awards here.

Commerce Design: Detroit aims to recognize the role of design in increasing competitiveness of local businesses, spur work by local designers and architects and preserve the unique local identity of Detroit’s neighborhoods. These spaces are said to help create a sense of place and improve quality of life for locals and visitors alike.