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How I Spent My Summer Vacation: FAD Students Find Tradition, Inspiration in Italy
In late May and June 2018, 10 students from the College for Creative Studies Fashion Accessories Design (FAD) program ventured to London, UK, and Florence, Tuscany — home to some of the most iconic and enduring brands in the world — to absorb and learn about the fashion industries there.
CCS's Board of Trustees Engages Presidential Search Firm and Committee
The College for Creative Studies (CCS) has engaged Korn Ferry, the world’s largest executive search firm, and an internal search committee comprised of representatives from throughout the CCS community, including governance, faculty, staff, alumni and current students to assist in the search for the next CCS president.
Create Like You Mean It: Sydney G. James Means Business
“I didn’t realize the power of doing murals until a woman saw me up on a scaffold painting at Murals in the Market. She had taken a wrong turn and was with her daughter, whose name was also Sydney. When Sydney saw me up on the scaffold, her jaw hit the floor! She’s thinking, ‘You’re not supposed to be up there, but you’re up there.’ I think it’s really important that girls see me doing what I’m doing — the action of painting.”
The Empowerment Plan: CCS Class Assignment Turned Organization Backed by Corporate Partners
What started as a CCS Product Design class assignment, the Empowerment Plan is a Detroit-based organization that manufacturers Veronika Scott's coat design and helps move single mothers from homeless shelters by hiring them to make the unique garments.
Alumnus and Renowned Chicago Artist Returns to Detroit for Murals in the Market
Doug Bacher, CCS alumnus and well-known Chicago artist and designer, returned to Detroit this fall for the annual "Murals in the Market," run by CCS alumnus Dan Armand. His contribution to this year's event is a series of 10 pothole mosaics.