Color & Materials Design
CCS Chair of Color & Material Studies Discusses the Power of Color With ARTnews
Stuck at home in quarantine for the majority of this year, non-essential workers have been forced to set up temporary offices on any spare flat surface, making repainting walls less of a luxury than a necessity. Any interior gets monotonous when inhabited 24/7; paint offers a way to dramatically alter your space without the need to break your bubble by bringing a professional into your home.
CCS Award Winning Project Featured in ISSUES
A team of CCS graduate students took the grand prize at this year’s Biodesign Challenge (BDC) with their project, “Zebra Glass,” which proposes using zebra and quagga mussels, which are invasive to the Great Lakes ecosystem, as a source of calcium carbonate in the creation of region-based artisanal soda lime glass.
CCS Team Wins International Biodesign Challenge
A team of CCS students took the grand prize at this year’s Biodesign Challenge, an international education program and competition that partners students with biologists, artists, and designers to envision, create, and critique emerging biotechnology.
CCS Appoints Ian Lambert as Dean of Graduate Studies
The College for Creative Studies has appointed Ian Lambert, PhD, as dean of Graduate Studies. Lambert comes to CCS from Edinburgh Napier University where he was the head of Design, Photography and Advertising, as well as director of the Art & Design Research Centre.
Salon.com Reports on the Importance of Graduate Design Education
Attaining your graduate degree in design is an investment in your future - a launching point. Salon.com recently reported on "Why designers have arrived in corporate boardrooms" stating "Make no mistake — these are not typical designers, they are armed with graduate degrees in business, strategy and design."