Systems Design Thinking (formerly Integrated Design)
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.
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.
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.
MFA Integrated Design Alumna Wins Prestigious Core77 Award
During Belfug Sener's final year in CCS's MFA Integrated Design program, she designed a smartphone application for tweens called "Squad," which has been awarded the "Student Notable Strategy & Research Award" in Core77 Design Awards 2019.
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."
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.