Color & Materials Design
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."
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.