CCS Illustration alumna’s design updates an iconic sneaker

As a footwear graphics intern at Converse in summer 2016, Clair McIntire (’15, Illustration) got what many would consider the chance of a lifetime: to design a signature pair of “Chucks” that makes it into production.
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CCS Product Design alumna's vacuum design featured on TrendHunter

CCS Product Design alumna Michelle Piotrowski's handheld vacuum design is featured on both TrendHunter & Yanko Design. Sleek AND useful!
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CCS Product Design alumnus starts athletic wear company for children

Jason Mayden, CCS Product Design alumnus and former Nike designer, is the CEO and co-founder of the new SuperHeroic - a company that wants to "empower our children with the power of play, through our products."
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Fashion Week Daily sends CCS alumnus to Invasion of the Pines to document the fashion

Yet again, one of our favorite fashion illustrators and CCS alums A.E. Kiernan was sent to Fire Island Pines, New York for the annual Invasion of the Pines to capture some of the funkiest fashion finds via his pen and a pad of paper. Check it out!

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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.

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CCS alumnus Bill Morrison named Editor at MAD Magazine

Big congrats goes out to CCS alumnus Bill Morrison, who has been named the new Editor of MAD Magazine
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2017 Kresge Artist Fellowships announced, four CCS alumni awarded

Eighteen metropolitan Detroit artists have been selected to receive 2017 Kresge Artist Fellowships in recognition of their creative vision and commitment to excellence. In addition, two emerging artists will receive Gilda Awards.

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CCS alumna featured in emotional LA Times article

Here is an emotional story about CCS alumna Kam Redlawsk - a story about loving, learning and creating through struggle. Kam suffers from a rare genetic disorder, GNE Myopathy, which has given vision to her art and ignited her need to travel and experience other places and cultures - all alongside her husband, CCS alumnus and concept artist Jason Hazelroth.

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CCS's Precollege and Continuing Studies coming to Plymouth PARC

CCS is excited to announce that CCS Precollege and Continuing Studies is coming to Plymouth, Michigan by way of the PARC - Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex! We will be rolling out details of all our PARC offerings during Plymouth Art in the Park, July 7-9.

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CCS alumnus featured in Juxtapoz Magazine

CCS alumnus Tristan Eaton is featured in Juxtapoz Magazine


Product Design Senior Honored in International Furniture Design Competition

Ornella Gorgees (’18, Product Design) has received an honorable mention in the 2017 Contemporary-Modern Furniture Design Competition.
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CCS alumnus Mario Moore to exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts

CCS Illustration alumnus Mario Moore will have work featured in the "Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement" at the Detroit Institute of Arts. You won't want to miss this powerful exhibition that opens July 22.
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CCS Advertising alumnus featured on HGTV

Ndubisi Okoye, College for Creative Studies: Advertising Department alumnus, Art Director at Doner, muralist and art powerhouse, is featured in this video on HGTV, sponsored by!

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CCS's C+PADetroit's latest project featured in the Detroit News

Nothing stops CCS's C+PADetroit from lifting up local neighborhoods through public art and events. Here is yet another example of that, the Kiwanis Park Reading room on Detroit's east side, featured here in the Detroit News.
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Recent CCS Transportation Design graduate's thesis featured on CarBuzz

Randy Hjelm, a recent College for Creative Studies Transportation Design graduate's senior thesis is featured on CarBuzz
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Aki Choklat talks Fashion Accessories Design at CCS

Fewer than a half dozen schools in the United States focus on accessories design and only one in the Midwest: College for Creative Studies.
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Meet Leah Wendzinski, recent CCS Communication Design graduate

Meet Leah, CCS Graphic Design/Communication Design recent graduate, who is on her way to Chicago to be a designer alongside the renown Rick Valicenti at Thirst in Chicago
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CCS Fine Arts student designs sculpture for new Little Caesars Arena

This fall, when the brand new Little Caesars Arena opens its doors to the public, this gorgeous, CCS-student-designed sculpture will stand proudly outside the arena.
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CCS alumnus and COO at RPA Advertising talks his career defining moments in Campaign Magazine

CCS alumnus and CCO RPA Advertising Joe Baratelli talks about the advertising campaigns that have defined his career.
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Recent CCS Entertainment Arts grad featured on 80 Level, a website dedicated to all things gaming

Recent CCS Entertainment Arts grad Luiza Tanaka is featured on 80 Level, a website dedicated to all things gaming
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