2/24/12 at 12:00a

12 Advertising Design students visit Grand River Printing & Imaging as a part of the Advertising Production and Agency Practices class.

2/21/12 at 12:00a

CCS alumnus Vic Quattrin (Advertising Design '08), art directed an advertisement for Ford that's getting attention from Adweek. Quattrin, along with his team from Team Detroit (Ford's agency of record) developed a print ad for the Mustang which was featured in the Sport's Illustrated Swimsuit edition.

2/19/12 at 12:00a

CCS alumna Elizabeth Salonen was named Industrial Designer of the Year by the Finnish Association of Designers – Ornamo in Finland.

2/14/12 at 12:00a

How Magazine recently acknowledged the Quick Response Code project that was featured at the 2011 Student Exhibition Opening.

2/13/12 at 12:00a

Graphic Design alumnus Jackson Cavanaugh sat down with a writer from Chicago Magazine to discuss his latest type face Harriet. Harriet, which recently won an award from the New York Type Directors Club, is his second typeface that has received recognition.

2/9/12 at 12:00a

CCS Fine Art alumna Jocelyne Rainey is featured in a video discussing her involvement with the Detroit community and starting the community organization, "Finding Mona Lisa."

2/6/12 at 12:00a

CCS Alumnus Ralph Gilles, Matt Bejnarowicz, Gary Johnson and Mark West, Peter and Helen Farago Transportation Design Chair, accompanied students on a highly creative sponsored project kick-off at Kart to Kart Go Cart Racing in Sterling Heights, Michigan yesterday

2/5/12 at 12:00a


2/1/12 at 12:00a

Transportation Design students Alex McGowen and Taylor Langhals and Chair Mark West were interviewed by Engineering TV during the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI.

1/26/12 at 12:00a

CCS’s Interior Design program partnered with The Children’s Center for this year’s Auto Glow Design Challenge.

1/23/12 at 12:00a

During a 2009 internship, current CCS senior Jonathan Salerno designed the Ready Wrench under the direction of Black & Decker’s design group. The company’s designers liked Salerno’s creation so much that they quickly patented the design and put it into production.

1/19/12 at 12:00a

CCS transportation design alum Fadi Pataq was on hand in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emiratesat, for the launching of the superyacht Yas. The launching was the first for Pataq who contributed to the exterior design of the project. Pataq, who was named Young Designer of the Year in 2008 by Superyacht, credits CCS with providing him with the work ethic needed to achieve his goals.

1/18/12 at 12:00a

CCS graduate Jared Willard (EA ’08) was part of a highly anticipated advertising campaign for Manchester United’s Aon sponsorship.

1/14/12 at 12:00a

In celebration of its centennial anniversary, Campbell Ewald (CE) has partnered with CCS and other Detroit organizations to establish Creatively Inspired Talented Youth (CE City). The group consists of CE City Panel; CE City Workshop at CCS; and the Mac Shack, a computer lab at YouthVille Detroit. The culmination of this effort will be an annual scholarship to attend CCS.

1/13/12 at 12:00a


1/13/12 at 12:00a

Advertising seniors Kelly McGuckin and Brian Mekjian took first place honors in the annual Best New Ad Competition (www.bestnewad.com) with their humorous television commercial for this year’s client, Cell Phones for Soldiers.

1/12/12 at 12:00a

MFA student Brook Banham was selected by Faurecia as its internship winner based on his work provided for the General Motors (GM) Interactive Design Competition. Brook focused his concepts on the GMC brand and for his efforts gets to choose an internship at Faurecia’s design studio in North America, Europe or Asia.

1/11/12 at 12:00a

Students from CCS claimed 5 of the 8 top spots in General Motors (GM) Interactive Design Competition as announced at the 2012 North American International Automotive Show. Over 300 students from across the United States and Canada entered the competition, launched in spring 2011.

1/10/12 at 12:00a

After spending over an hour talking to CCS students and faculty at the College’s booth at this year’s North American International Auto Show, Huffington Post reporter Kate Abbey-Lambertz walked away very impressed with what CCS’s Transportation Design department is doing.

1/9/12 at 12:00a

On November 9, 10 and 11, CCS and HFA: SCS students participated in a grassroots effort designed to bring awareness of genocide and other atrocities against humanity through education. Approximately 50 CCS students worked with 9th, 10th and 11th grade students at HFA: SCS to gain a better understanding of what genocide means and how it impacts cultures around the world.

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