Color & Materials Design
CCS Color and Materials Design Thesis Project Repurposes Invasive Plant Species
A 2017 graduate of the MFA program in Color and Materials Design at CCS, Alexa Ulbrich’s thesis project, “Uproot Detroit,” paired her passion for the environment with her love of fibers and, as a result, put invasive plant species to good use.
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 MFA Graduates Score Jobs at Top Firms
GM Foundation Announces $1.25 Million Grant to College for Creative Studies
The General Motors Foundation has gifted the College for Creative Studies (CCS) $1.25 million to help strengthen educational opportunities through scholarships for graduate students at CCS through 2018, as well as fund efforts through the You Make A Difference program.
CCS MFA students create next-generation automotive interior concepts for Angell-Demmel project
Angell-Demmel NA is a premier specialist in forming, decorating and coating interior trim panels. While the primary material for this process is traditionally aluminum, the company’s consumers have come to expect ongoing innovative solutions.