CCS Chair of MFA Integrated Design Discusses How Students are Fighting for Mobility Equity in Detroit
Detroit organizations and CCS MFA Integrated Design students are busy working to improve access to transportation for Detroiters through their project, "2030 Detroit Equitable Mobility."Detroit organizations and CCS MFA Integrated Design students are busy working to improve access to transportation for Detroiters through their project, "2030 Detroit Equitable Mobility."
Which Way Forward? Equitable Mobility for Detroit in 2030
The 2030 Detroit Equitable Mobility, a joint project by the College for Creative Studies (CCS), Design Core Detroit, Ford Motor Company and the communications agency GTB has, is on display at the Smithsonian Design Museum as a part of the Road Ahead exhibition.
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."
MFA Integrated Design students participate in the Detroit City of Design Equitable Mobility Lab
MFA Integrated Design students are currently participating in the Detroit City of Design Equitable Mobility Lab. This is a collaborative partnership led by Design Core Detroit that will unite key Detroit educators, industry leaders, policymakers and community stakeholders.
Product Design & MFA Integrated Design Chairs serve as advisors for Ministry of Education scholarship
Vincenzo Iavicoli, Professor and Chair of Product Design and Maria Luisa Rossi, MFA Chair of Integrated Design, were invited to serve as advisors in the Ministry of Education Scholarship Program for Overseas Study in Arts and Design (SPOSAD).
CCS MFA Integrated Design Thesis Project Tackles the Needs of the Blind
DiMilia, a graduate of CCS’s MFA program in Integrated Design, wanted to create something for people whose disabilities, and the potential of their remaining abilities, are often overlooked by product design. ARIS, a sensor inserted into the user’s shoe coupled with a phone application, utilizes the remaining senses of people who are blind or have low vision and, according to DiMilia, pushes their potential even further.