Nina Bianchi Work Dept

Alumnae Create Social-impact Design that goes Beyond Good Looks

Founded in 2009 by Nina Bianchi '04 and Libby Cole '04, Detroit-based studio The Work Department is dedicated to human-centered and participatory design processes. Running an all-woman workplace, the duo has for nearly seven years tried to expand the boundaries of what design can be — who should have access and how it can help strengthen communities.

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Yan Wu

Alumna’s Designs Win Two 2016 NICHE Awards

Alumna Yan Wu (’15 Crafts) is the winner of awards in two student categories in the annual design competition sponsored by NICHE magazine.
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Todd Ericsson

CCS staff member and sculptor Todd Erickson in solo exhibition at Robert Kidd Gallery

Todd Ericsson, CCS Director of Exhibit Services and sculptor, is in a solo exhibition at the Robert Kidd Gallery in Birmingham, Mich.
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CCS alumna, fashion blogger and social media guru named "Most Stylish in Michigan - 50 States of Style"

CCS alumna, fashion blogger and social media guru named "Most Stylish in Michigan - 50 States of Style" by STYLEBLAZER
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WLS Clair Bishop

CCS welcomes Claire Bishop for the next Woodward Lecture

As a part of the Woodward Lecture Series, CCS welcome art critic Claire Bishop

CCS Graphic Design alumna named executive creative director at DDB Worldwide

CCS Graphic Design alumna Hannah Fishman named executive creative director at DDB Worldwide in New York City

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Serge Gay

CCS Illustration alumnus featured in Constructed By!

Check out this interview CCS Illustration alumnus Serge Gay did with Constructed By! and be inspired by the sampling of his moving and awe-inspiring paintings at the end.

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Northrup

CCS assistant professor displays work in conjunction with the Ann Arbor Film Festival

Scott Northrup, CCS assistant professor in Entertainment Arts and mixed media artist, currently has his video sculpture "WHERE THE BOYS ARE" on display at the Aquarium Gallery in Ann Arbor, Mich. in conjunction with the Ann Arbor Film Festival.

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I went to Detroit

Two CCS Graphic Design students make the news with their school project

Two CCS Graphic Design students are making the news with their project/campaign, "Experience Detroit." They set up some ballot boxes throughout the city and encouraged feedback from the general public with cards to fill out that read, "I went to Detroit and - ."
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Country Club

Disney picks up CCS alumnus' original animated series "Country Club"

CCS alumnus Chris Houghton is unstoppable! Since graduating from CCS he's worked for an impressive list of clients including Cartoon Network, MADD, Warner Bros. Animation and Nickelodeon. Just last week Houghton announced that he would be leaving Nickelodeon to start working on his own, original series, "Country Club," which has been picked up by Disney and will debut in 2018.
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FAD

CCS's Fashion Accessories Design program featured in Teen Vogue lookbook

Check out this lookbook in Teen Vogue featuring images from our new BFA Fashion Accessories Design program, which is headed by internationally acclaimed shoe designer Aki Choklat (pictured). We are so excited about this unique program!
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Teen Vogue

CCS's new BFA Fashion Accessories Design program featured in Teen Vogue

CCS's brand new BFA program in Fashion Accessories Design is featured in the popular Teen Vogue
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Tyanna Buie, CCS assistant professor, tells the story of her troubled childhood through her emotionally charged artwork

Tyanna Buie, CCS assistant professor and section chair of printmaking, tells the story of her troubled childhood through her emotionally charged artwork
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Advertising student wins prestigious 2016 American Advertising Federation national internship

College for Creative Studies’ (CCS) Advertising: Design student Grant Boufford has received a 2016 Vance and Betty Lee Stickell Student Internship Award

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Two CCS Advertising students to be featured in Creative Quarterly's 100 Best of 2015

Two CCS Advertising students Sally Lee and Katelyn Randazzo to be featured in Creative Quarterly's 100 Best of 2015
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CCS Advertising Students Win Big at Local ADDY Awards

The College for Creative Studies’ Advertising: Design and Advertising: Copywriting department is proud to announce that students from the programs won five gold and seven silver ADDY’s in the first round of the National ADDY competition of the American Advertising Association.

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Saris

CCS Alum John Kaloustian Wins Prestigious GOOD DESIGN™ Award

CCS alum John Kaloustian recently wins the prestigious GOOD DESIGN™ Award from Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.

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CCS and The MARS Agency Launch Cross Stitch Creative

CCS in partnership with The MARS Agency, a leader in shopper marketing, launch Cross Stitch Creative - a next-generation, idea house on campus at CCS that will emulate an agency atmosphere for students planning to pursue creative careers in advertising and shopper marketing.
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Kevin Beasley

CCS Fine Arts alumnus named one of 10 Black Artists to Celebrate in 2016 by artnet

CCS Fine Arts alumnus Kevin Beasley named one of 10 Black Artists to Celebrate in 2016 by artnet

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CCS Advertising alumnus named CMO at Chicago ad agency

CCS alumnus Mark Andeer has been named the new CMO at The Escape Pod in Chicago, IL. Andeer was the executive/genius behind the super successful Kmart "Ship your pants" and Office Max's "ElfYourself"
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