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Featured News: July 19 2016

CCS alumni designed two of six Batmobiles in the history of film

There are only six Batmobiles in the history of film. We can thank these CCS alumni for two of them. Hollywood Concept Artist and CCS Chair of Entertainment Arts Tim Flattery (’87, Transportation Design) designed the Batmobile for the 1995 film Batman Forever and Ed Natividad (’91 Illustration/Transportation Design) worked as the conceptual vehicle designer for the Batmobile in the recently released Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ('16).

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2016 Kresge Fellows

Three CCS Alumni Honored with 2016 Kresge Artist Fellowships, Gilda Awards

Kresge Arts in Detroit (KAID) has awarded live arts, film and music fellowships, as well as two Gilda Awards, to artists working in metropolitan Detroit. Now in its ninth year, the Kresge Artist Fellowships annually recognize local emerging and established artists whose diverse creative practices reflect vision and excellence.

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Tim Flattery Batmobile

CCS alumni designed two of six Batmobiles in the history of film

There are only six Batmobiles in the history of film. We can thank these CCS alumni for two of them. Hollywood Concept Artist and CCS Chair of Entertainment Arts Tim Flattery (’87, Transportation Design) designed the Batmobile for the 1995 film Batman Forever and Ed Natividad (’91 Illustration/Transportation Design) worked as the conceptual vehicle designer for the Batmobile in the recently released Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ('16).

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Fire Island

Fashion Week Daily sends CCS Illustration alumnus to Invasion of the Pines to capture his favorite fashion finds of the day

Fashion Week Daily sends CCS Illustration alumnus A.E. Kieren to Fire Island this past weekend for the annual Invasion of the Pines to capture all of his favorite fashion finds of the day
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Car Design News

Car Design News Honors CCS in Transportation Design

Car Design News has named The College for Creative Studies a top 10 school in the world for transportation design. The prestigious honor comes as a result of the outstanding achievement of CCS students in Car Design Awards (CDA) competitions taking place from 2011 through 2015.

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Addy Hero

CCS Team Takes "Best of Show" at AAF Awards

We are very excited to announce that CCS Advertising alumni Ellen Wareham and Jason Manns (graduated in May) were both the recipients of a gold Student American Advertising Federation Award as well as the Student Best of Show.

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Lum

CCS Alumna's Projector Design Featured on Yanko Design

CCS Product Design alumna (graduated this past May) Alexandra Sakalian's projector design is featured on Yanko Design.

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Adam Whitakker

Wilsonart and CCS Chair Competition finalist featured in Designboom

CCS student Adam Whittaker's bold chair design, which was a part of the Wilsonart Student Design Competition with CCS, is featured in designboom.

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2016 Telly Awards

CCS Students Win Top Honors in 37th Annual Telly Awards

The College for Creative Studies’ Advertising: Design and Advertising: Copywriting departments proudly announce that five students have garnered six trophies — with two students bringing home highest honors — in the 2016 Telly Awards.

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Wilsonart

Wilsonart challenges CCS students with designing chairs using their laminate collection, winners to display at ICFF in NYC

For twelve years Wilsonart, a manufacturer of decorative engineered surfaces, has engaged design students through its Wilsonart Challenges Student Design Competition. This year they came to CCS and challenged the furniture design students to create a chair using the Wilsonart Laminate Collection.
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Vallejo

Shinola turns to CCS Illustration Chair and Assistant Professor for feedback on their new sketchbook

What did Shinola do when they wanted some feedback about their new sketchbooks? They looked to CCS Illustration Chair Donald Kilpatrick III and Illustration Assistant Professor Francis Vallejo to test them out. Check it out!

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