Bryan Fitzpatrick

CCS Remembers Professor Emeritus Bryon Fitzpatrick

It is with deep sadness that the College for Creative Studies announces the passing of Bryon Fitzpatrick, Professor emeritus and former Chair of the College’s BFA program in Transportation Design.
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Darcel Deneau

Fine Artist and alumna Darcel Deneau shares her artistic inspiration

Fine Artist and alumna Darcel Deneau was recently profiled by the Detroit Artist's Market. In this video, she shares her inspiration and gives a look inside her studio.
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Bruce Williams

Transportation Design alumnus designs electric bike for Ford

More than 120 designs for an electric bike were submitted by Ford designers. Only three went to production - one by CCS alumnus Bruce Williams.
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Bradley Lawrence2

Brad Lawrence's unique dying methods are gaining attention throughout the country

Fine Arts alumnus and owner of BL Visuals Brad Lawrence's unique hydro-dying methods are gaining attention across the globe.

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Alumni-Stephen Erin Dinehart

Alumna's unique spin on the color wheel book included in Art Prize

Crafts alumna Heather Caverly has created a unique spin on the color wheel book. It will be on display at Art Prize this year with hopes to sell it for retail as books, mobiles and earrings soon.

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Honda Ad -  Baratelli

Alumnus leads acclaimed stop-motion ad

Alumnus Joe Baratelli, Chief Creative Officer at RPA, lead the team that created Honda's latest stop-motion ad.
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Carhartt

Alumni Design Mural for Carhartt Flagship Store

Renowned brand Carhartt opened its doors in Detroit more than 125 years ago. CCS alumni Michael Burdick and James Noellert, both 2009 Illustration graduates, helped the company celebrate its return to the city by designing the mural that now adorns the 51,000 sq. ft. Carhartt Detroit Flagship in Midtown.

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Aki Choklat

Internationally recognized designer Aki Choklat to head College for Creative Studies Fashion Accessories Design program

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) is pleased to announce the appointment of renowned footwear and accessories designer Aki Choklat as Chair of its Fashion Accessories Design department.

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Kresge 2015 fellows

Congratulations to the 2015 Kresge Artist Fellows

New fellows in the literary and visual arts boast two CCS writers

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summer storm flyer

Graphic Design Department conducts a summer session that explores different approaches – from a Dutch and Detroit standpoint – to new graphic design practices at the cusp of the end of modernity.

A Summer Storm explores different approaches – from a Dutch and Detroit standpoint – to new graphic design practices at the cusp of the end of modernity.

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Sooshin

CCS Provost Sooshin Choi to give keynote address at this year's IDSA Education Symposium

CCS provost and professor Sooshin Choi has been selected to give a keynote address at this year's IDSA Education Symposium in Seattle, Washington.
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Art of Detroit

Join us for the Art of Detroit, a benefit for the College for Creative Studies

Saks Fifth Avenue presents The Art of Detroit, a benefit for College for Creative Studies on Friday, August 21 from 6pm to 9pm at Saks Fifth Avenue in Troy, Michigan.

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CCS Graphic Design Professor Chad Reichert to speak at Typecon

CCS Graphic Design Associate Professor Chad Reichert to speak at Typecon 2015 in Denver, Colorado on"Wood as Teacher."

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Michael E Smith

CCS Fine Arts alumnus in solo exhibition at de Appel Arts Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands

CCS Fine Arts alumnus and well-known international fine artist Michael E. Smith is having a solo exhibition at de Appel Arts Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Interview with CCS's new chair of Entertainment Arts featured in DBusiness

An interview with CCS's Entertainment Arts chair, Tim Flattery, is featured in DBusiness.

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Top Design School

CCS named 2015 top design school by Graphic Design USA

CCS has been named a 2015 top design school by Graphic Design USA.
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Street Art

CCS alumnus and owner of 1xRun co-creates Detroit's first street art festival

CCS alumnus and owner of 1xRun, Dan Armand, co-creates Detroit's first street art festival to take place in Eastern Market this September.
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Mario Moore 2

CCS Illustration alumnus in solo exhibition at Winston Salem State University

CCS Illustration alumnus Mario Moore in solo exhibition, "Golden Lady" at Winston Salem State University.

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Coloring Book

CCS Illustration alumna publishes coloring books illustrating Michigan's hottest tourist destinations

CCS Illustration alumna Cher Charest publishes coloring books illustrating Michigan's hottest tourist destinations: Traverse City, Sleeping Bear Dunes and Mackinac Island.
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Surface Design Association

CCS Fiber Design student wins Outstanding Student Award from the Surface Design Association

Major congrats goes to CCS Fiber Design student Jenna VanFleteren who has received an "Outstanding Student Award" from the Surface Design Association.

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