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Featured News: July 05 2017

CCS Alumni Magazine, Summer 2017

A former Crafts student wins a $35,000 grant to level up her experimental design and manufacturing studio. An Advertising: Design alum taps a hot rock band to help a timeless brand inspire millennials. One Fine Arts alumna uses flashy symbols to explore the lives of real Detroiters, and another uses her pen to explore a 20th-century literary icon. An Illustration alumnus creates concept art for his favorite TV show.


Featured News

Echo Prostetic Leg

CCS Product Design student wins a Model One award

Congrats to CCS Product Design student Shubham Harish, winner of the Model One Award for his design "the Echo," a canine prosthetic leg designed to restore a dog’s natural abilities including balance and mobility.
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CCS MFA Integrated Design student wins Gold IDSA IDEA Award

CCS MFA Integrated Design student Belfug Sener who is the recipient of the prestigious Industrial Designers Society of America - IDSA Gold IDEA award for her design, "Blink" - a personal health monitoring system
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Mario Moore DIA

Alumnus Mario Moore comes into his own in historic DIA exhibition

Brooklyn-based artist Mario Moore (’09, Illustration) has always maintained strong connections to his native Detroit, particularly in his paintings. In the Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement, an exhibition reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit rebellion at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), that connection is placed within historical context.
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Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr. Donate $1 Million to College for Creative Studies

Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr., philanthropists and metro Detroit community leaders are donating one million dollars to the College for Creative Studies (CCS) to support an endowment for its growing Fashion Accessories Design (FAD) program and aid in student scholarships.
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Mario Moore NYT

CCS Illustration alumnus featured in the New York Times

Master artist, art rock star and CCS Illustration alumnus Mario Moore is featured in The New York Times.
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CCS Product Design professor wins big at NeoCon

CCS Professor and product designer Von Robinson is the 2017 winner of Best of NeoCon Gold in the Healthcare Guest/Lounge Seating category for his Surround Seating Collection, which also was a finalist for the overall Best of NeoCon Award
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Earl Lucas

The music that inspires CCS alumnus and Chief Designer Ford Motor Company, Earl Lucas

The playlist that keeps Earl Lucas creatively inspired in his day-to-day design career as the Chief Designer Ford Motor Company
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Mario Moore DIA 2

CCS alumnus featured in the 'Art of Rebellion' at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Whether you are in or around Detroit this weekend, you won't want to miss the powerful exhibition opening at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Sunday, July 23 - “Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement.” The talented CCS Illustration alumnus Mario Moore will have a painting on display.
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CCS alumnus featured in Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine

Check out this article about CCS alumnus Paul Jeffery, owner of Paul Rene Furniture and Cabinetry based in Phoenix.

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CCS Announces International Student Exchange Program

The College for Creative Studies in Detroit and FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences (FHJ) in Graz, Austria, have been awarded funding for an annual student exchange program between the two institutions.
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