CCS Transportation Design students work with Crown Equipment Company to design new forklifts

“The students were not limited to any one of our product segments so we assembled a team of highly experienced Crown designers to represent a broad spectrum of our current product line. The idea was to give the students as comprehensive feedback as possible. Getting out of the office is always a welcome break but we all think our time spent with these students was like getting our batteries recharged. We definitely had fun with this project,” says Craig Rekow, Senior Project Industrial Designer at Crown Equipment.
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CCS students were honored to have Ralph Gilles, CEO of Dodge brand & Senior VP of Design for the Chrysler Group on hand to review their latest project

CCS students were honored to have Ralph Gilles, CEO of Dodge brand & Senior Vice President of Design for the Chrysler Group, and other Chrysler designers on hand to review their latest project – to design a racing vehicle for the year 2027.
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CCS's Illustration department and Moosejaw have partnered for a t-shirt design competition

Moosejaw and CCS's Illustration Department have teamed up for a t-shirt design competition called the CCS Alchemy Challenge.
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Tickets on sale now for the 2012 Student Exhibition Opening

Join us for the 2012 Student Exhibition Opening on Friday, May 11, 2012.
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CCS's Entertainment Arts Reel Deal = Real Opportunity

On March 23, over 44 students shared their entertainment arts-related work with over 20 studios/potential employers as part of the department’s second annual Reel Deal career event. Several guests stayed on campus after the show to discuss career and internship opportunities with students and visit classrooms.
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MFA Transportation Design alumnus Spencer Chamberlain's goal is to make transportation design meaningful and affordable for people living in developing countries

Looks aren’t everything to designer Spencer Chamberlain; his goal is to make transportation meaningful and affordable for people living in developing countries.
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CCS MFA alumna Morgan Phillips welcomes the challenges and rewards she faces as a user interface designer

After switching careers, Morgan Phillips welcomes the challenges and rewards she faces as a user interface designer.
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CCS Fine Art alumnus Chadwick Smith is exhibiting his work at the Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center in Opelousas, Louisiana

CCS Fine Art alumnus Chadwick Smith is exhibiting his work at the Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center in Opelousas, Louisiana.
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Join the CCS community for the Re/VIEW Alumni Exhibition Friday, April 13, 2012 @ 6:00 p.m.

Re/VIEW ALUMNI EXHIBITION: Alumni Selections by George N’Namdi, President of the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art
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Tapper’s charitable initiative, "Making Time for a Good Cause" is benefiting CCS

Tappers "Making Time for a Good Cause" is a charitable initiative, which provides complimentary watch battery changes in exchange for a suggested $10 donation. This quarter, the initiative will benefit the College for Creative Studies. A big thank you to Tapper's and everyone that takes their watch in for an update.
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Detroit Creative Corridor Center is looking for applicants for their 2012 Creative Ventures Business Acceleration program

Detroit Creative Corridor Center is looking for applicants for their 2012 Creative Ventures Business Acceleration program
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CCS's Toyota Lecture Series on Design welcomes Neville Page on Tuesday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m.

CCS's Toyota Lecture Series on Design welcomes Neville Page on Tuesday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m. on the Ford campus. Neville Page is a concept designer in the entertainment industry based in Culver City, California. His recent film credits include: Avatar, Piranha 3D, Tron Legacy, Cloverfield, Star Trek, and Watchmen.
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CCS alumna Kassandra Heller featured on comicsalliance.com

CCS Illustration alumna Kassandra Heller's work featured on comicsalliance.com.

CCS's Toyota Lecture Series on Design welcomes Leo Espinosa on Wednesday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m.

CCS's Toyota Lecture Series on Design welcomes Leo Espinosa, an award-winning illustrator and designer and principal of Studio Espinosa in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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CCS's Ceramics Section Chair Tom Phardel is exhibiting his work at Saginaw Valley State University's Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

CCS's Ceramics Section Chair Tom Phardel is exhibiting his work at Saginaw Valley State University's Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum. He will be giving a gallery talk this Thursday, April 5.
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CCS alumnus James Hope named Director of Design at Chery Motors in China

CCS Transportation Design alumnus James Hope has been named the Director of Design at Chery Motors in China.
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CCS Graphic Design alumna interviewed by GOOD Magazine

CCS Graphic Design alumna Elizabeth Carey Smith interviewed by GOOD Magazine.
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CCS's Toyota Lecture Series on Design welcomes Cynthia E. Smith on Wednesday, March 28 at 6:00 p.m.

CCS's Toyota Lecture Series on Design welcomes Cynthia E. Smith on Wednesday, March 28 at 6:00 p.m.
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Transportation Design student wins the Freightliner Trucks Design Competition

CCS Transportation Design student Minwoo Song wins the Freightliner Trucks Design Competition and is awarded a $20,000 scholarship, paid internship at Daimler Trucks North America and a trip to the Mid-America Truck Show.
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Product Design student Larry Parker's chair design is featured in Plastolux

Product Design student Larry Parker's chair design is featured in Plastolux.
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