How Magazine names Graphic Design's Experience Design project Outstanding
Feb 14 2012
How Magazine recently acknowledged the Quick Response Code project that was featured at the 2011 Student Exhibition Opening.
CCS alumnus Jackson Cavanaugh wins a New York Type Directors Club Medal
Feb 13 2012
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.
CCS Fine Art alumna Jocelyn Rainey featured in video about her organization
Feb 9 2012
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."
Chrysler and CCS kick-off Junior Transportation Design sponsored project
Feb 6 2012
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
CCS alumna Nicole Worth featured in Little Style Finder
Feb 5 2012
CCS Transportation students and Chair Mark West featured on Engineering TV
Feb 1 2012
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.
2012 Auto Glow theme developed by Interior Design students
Jan 26 2012
CCSâ€™s Interior Design program partnered with The Childrenâ€™s Center for this yearâ€™s Auto Glow Design Challenge.
CCS student designs wrench put into production by Black & Decker
Jan 23 2012
During a 2009 internship, current CCS senior Jonathan Salerno designed the Ready Wrench under the direction of Black & Deckerâ€™s design group. The companyâ€™s designers liked Salernoâ€™s creation so much that they quickly patented the design and put it into production.
Alum Fadi Pataq helps launch superyacht
Jan 19 2012
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.
Alum awarded Emmy for Manchester United spot
Jan 18 2012
CCS graduate Jared Willard (EA â€™08) was part of a highly anticipated advertising campaign for Manchester Unitedâ€™s Aon sponsorship.
Campbell Ewald and CCS create CE City
Jan 14 2012
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.
Jan 13 2012
Ad students win Best New Ad competition
Jan 13 2012
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 yearâ€™s client, Cell Phones for Soldiers.
MFA student lands Furencia internship
Jan 12 2012
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 Faureciaâ€™s design studio in North America, Europe or Asia.
CCS students dominate GM design competition
Jan 11 2012
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.
CCS auto show involvement featured in Huffington Post
Jan 10 2012
After spending over an hour talking to CCS students and faculty at the Collegeâ€™s booth at this yearâ€™s North American International Auto Show, Huffington Post reporter Kate Abbey-Lambertz walked away very impressed with what CCSâ€™s Transportation Design department is doing.
CCS involved in One Million Bones project with HFA:SCS
Jan 9 2012
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.
Graphic Design students work closely with Compuware
Jan 9 2012
The Practicum class led by Chad Reichert gave a presentation to their sponsor, Compuware, on Oct. 21, 2011. The presentation was a culmination of seven weeks of research that included 15+ interviews with employees and staff as well as market and trend analysis.
CCS takes part in North American International Auto Show
Jan 7 2012
CCS, joined by corporate partners past and present, was again a participant during at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).
Ryan Trecartin visits CCS
Jan 6 2012
The College for Creative Studies was proud to host Ryan Trecartin, video art sensation, as he presented the exclusive premiere of â€œTrillâ€ogy Compâ€ (selections from his most recent body of work â€œAny Everâ€) as a part of the Woodward Lecture Series. This headâ€spinning, lavishly colored video work was on display at CCS in December and was followed by a lecture and Benefit Preview event inside Center Galleries on CCSâ€™s Walter and Josephine Ford Camps.