Between Detroit and Zimbabwe: Reflections on Cultural Exchange
In summer 2016, nine students from CCS travelled to Africa to explore, research and collaborate with 10 artists and designers from Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT), about 75 miles outside of Harare. The study abroad was led by Johnson, faculty member and alumnus Adam Shirley (’93, Crafts) and award-winning documentary filmmaker Kumbulani Zamuchiya.
Watch Me Work: Kelly Slank, Instructor, MFA Color & Materials Design
Color and materials designers used to be the unsung heroes of the design world. Give them a couch or a shoe, a car seat or stereo — any product we use, really — and their special brand of genius makes it sing with life: the color that attracts, yes, but also the pattern that completes a look, the finish that adds unmistakable vibrancy.
CCS Transportation Design seniors envision the future of luxury interiors with Wards Auto
CCS Transportation Design alumna interviewed by Jalopnik
The CCS Advertising department to host a Multicultural Career Exploration Event
High School Students: The CCS Advertising Experience --A Multicultural Career Exploration Event-- is April 10, 2017
CCS Fashion Accessories Design featured in Not Just a Label
CCS alumnus Mario Moore's solo exhibition at UICA featured in IVOH
CCS alumnus Mario Moore's solo show "Here + Now" is featured in this article about the exhibition currently running at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, "US IS THEM."
CCS's Illustration department welcomes illustrator Ellen Weinstein Wednesday, March 13
This week, CCS Illustration is excited to host editorial illustrator Ellen Weinstein. Weinstein is a regular contributor to TIME, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal and many other publications. Join us for a lecture on Wednesday, March 15 at 6:00pm in the Anderson Auditorium, Walter B. Ford II building, Ford Campus.
Product Design Sophomore Takes Top Honor at Under Armour’s Design Future Show
CCS professor Tyanna Buie teaches the healing power of art to children
Tyanna Buie, CCS Assistant Professor and Section Chair of Printmaking, teaches the healing power of art to children in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
CCS Photography Department to host “Photography for Social Change”
The College for Creative Studies and the CCS Photography department have invited two well know photographersand activists: Wendy Ewald and Vincent Cianni to discuss with the CCS community how their efforts brought attention to their particular causes.
CCS's Advertising Department takes home ten American Advertising Association (AAF) Awards
The Advertising Department is proud to announce it has ten winners in the student competition of the American Advertising Association (AAF) Greater Flint Region.
CCS Admissions hosting Open House at Detroit Country Day 3/15
CCS Advertising students gain real-world experience through Cross Stitch Creative
CCS Advertising students gain real-world experience through Cross Stitch Creative, a corporate collaboration with the Mars Agency
CCS Product Design alumnus Jason Mayden featured in SoleCollector
CCS Chair of Fashion Accessories Design Aki Choklat interviewed by the Social Metro
Watch Me Work: James Viste, Instructor and Technician, Crafts
Blacksmith James Viste holds up a knife he’s made and notes that the blade, which appears razor thin to the naked eye, contains layer upon layer of welded steel. It is glorious. Sometimes a maker practices his craft so well that we immediately understand his work as “in the tradition” — part of a long and storied history yet somehow completely new. This is one of those times.