Announcing Xenith LOOP, the First Ever Purpose-Built Headgear for Non-Tackle Football Designed by CCS Alumni
Xenith announced the launch of its non-tackle football headgear offering, Xenith LOOP. Xenith LOOP is the industry's first purpose-built protective headgear made specifically for the sport. Combining athlete insights and an unprecedented level of research into non-tackle football, Xenith LOOP is the most comfortable and best performing non-tackle headgear on the market and is designed by CCS alumni who make up the entire design staff at Xenith.
Naples Illustrated Sits Down with CCS Alumnus Chad Jensen
Naples Illustrated recently sat down with CCS alumnus and co-founder of Method & Concept, Chad Jensen. Method & Concept is "a gallery, art consultancy, and design atelier, serving as an incubator, catalyst and purveyor of international emerging and mid-career interdisciplinary artists."
College for Creative Studies, USA Luge and White Castle ® Team Up to Design Luge Bootie of the Future
USA Luge asked the College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit if students in its Soleology Footwear Design course could take on the bootie concepting and redesign as a project in the semester-long course. CCS jumped at the chance to give its students real-world experience.
CCS Student Part of Winning Lear Student Innovation Challenge Team
At the third annual Lear Student Innovation Challenge local college students get the opportunity to pitch their solutions for real world problems to top-level industry experts and corporate executives. This year’s winners were from Team Notio, which was comprised of Ibro Chundusu, College for Creative Studies; Shaily Fozdar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and Joe Iaquinta, Macomb Community College.
CCS and Detroit Mercy Students Create Assistive Technology Devices
Students from Detroit Mercy’s College of Health Professions and Engineering & Science joined forces with the College for Creative Studies (CCS) Product Design students this year to develop assistive technology devices that improve the quality of life for veterans with disabilities and work conditions for plant employees. Student teams will unveil their devices on Wednesday, April 17, from 4-6 p.m. at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit.
CCS Takes Center Stage at GM’s ‘Be The Spark’
General Motors recently threw 'Be The Spark — Women Inspiring Innovation,' an event highlighting women in design. Five Detroit designers, including CCS alumna Veronika Scott and chair of Fashion Accessories Design Aki Choklat, spoke on values in design and the challenges of innovation at the GM Tech Center Design Dome in Warren in celebration of Women’s History Month.
Alumna-Designed EMPWR Coat Featured on Tuvie
Product Design alumna Veronika Scott was first inspired to start The Empowerment Plan during her senior year at CCS when she was challenged to create a product to fill an actual need in her community. Out of that came the EMPWR coat, which has gone through several iterations of design, the current one featured on Tuvie, a website dedicated to sharing the best in concept and design.