Communication Design (Graphic Design)
3M Sponsored Research Project
Students from the graduate Transportation Design program and undergraduate Interaction/Communication Design program collaborated in small teams to develop system-focused narratives and prototypes that highlight 3M products through a series of “day-in-the-life” scenarios.
International "Re-Program" hosted 12 students from around the United States
2018 study abroad program, “Re-Program,” led by Associate Professor Chad Reichert and Professor Doug Kisor, is a three-week international graphic design program based in Den Haag, the Netherlands. This year, Re-Program hosted 12 students from around the United States, including students from CCS, Western Michigan, University of Houston, Sacramento State and California College of the Arts.
Alumni featured by Motionographer
Alumni-owned business Lunar North was one of four studios featured by Motionographer, the top motion design website that “… shares inspiring work and important news for the motion design, animation and visual effects communities.” Lunar North was co-founded and is owned by CCS Communication Design alumni Scott Waraniak (’10) and Marcus Mullins (’09).
CCS's Communication Design department and the Detroit chapter of AIGA sponsored an exhibit by French Paper
The Communication Design department and the Detroit chapter of AIGA sponsored an exhibit by French Paper, a Michigan family-owned paper mill, on September 8. French Paper is celebrating its 150th anniversary by gathering and showcasing decades of historical printed materials and promotional items. As a part of a multi-city tour, “The Road to 150 Tour” shows off some of the highest-quality work you can find in print and paper.
CCS Alumni-owned Lunar North Finds its Niche in Detroit's Ever Expanding Creative Universe
Mullins is the Co-Founder of Lunar North — along with friend and fellow alum SCOTT WARANIAK (’10, Communication Design) — a boutique design studio that serves up a range of services but specializes in branding, animation and post-production.