Carmel Arts & Design District Want to live in an apartment near the Carmel Arts & Design District? Sunrise on the Monon Apartment Homes is less than ten minutes away. The Carmel Arts & Design District is home to art galleries, boutique shops, restaurants, and more. It’s located in the heart of downtown Carmel and has something for everyone in the family. Throughout the year it houses many festivals including CarmelFest, Artomobilia, and the Carmel Arts Festival. You can even get to the Arts District via a quick bike ride up the Monon.