Tim Flattery Batmobile

CCS alumni designed two of six Batmobiles in the history of film

There are only six Batmobiles in the history of film. We can thank these CCS alumni for two of them. Hollywood Concept Artist and CCS Chair of Entertainment Arts Tim Flattery (’87, Transportation Design) designed the Batmobile for the 1995 film Batman Forever and Ed Natividad (’91 Illustration/Transportation Design) worked as the conceptual vehicle designer for the Batmobile in the recently released Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ('16).

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Fire Island

Fashion Week Daily sends CCS Illustration alumnus to Invasion of the Pines to capture his favorite fashion finds of the day

Fashion Week Daily sends CCS Illustration alumnus A.E. Kieren to Fire Island this past weekend for the annual Invasion of the Pines to capture all of his favorite fashion finds of the day
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Car Design News

Car Design News Honors CCS in Transportation Design

Car Design News has named The College for Creative Studies a top 10 school in the world for transportation design. The prestigious honor comes as a result of the outstanding achievement of CCS students in Car Design Awards (CDA) competitions taking place from 2011 through 2015.

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Addy Hero

CCS Team Takes "Best of Show" at AAF Awards

We are very excited to announce that CCS Advertising alumni Ellen Wareham and Jason Manns (graduated in May) were both the recipients of a gold Student American Advertising Federation Award as well as the Student Best of Show.

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Lum

CCS Alumna's Projector Design Featured on Yanko Design

CCS Product Design alumna (graduated this past May) Alexandra Sakalian's projector design is featured on Yanko Design.

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Adam Whitakker

Wilsonart and CCS Chair Competition finalist featured in Designboom

CCS student Adam Whittaker's bold chair design, which was a part of the Wilsonart Student Design Competition with CCS, is featured in designboom.

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2016 Telly Awards

CCS Students Win Top Honors in 37th Annual Telly Awards

The College for Creative Studies’ Advertising: Design and Advertising: Copywriting departments proudly announce that five students have garnered six trophies — with two students bringing home highest honors — in the 2016 Telly Awards.

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Wilsonart

Wilsonart challenges CCS students with designing chairs using their laminate collection, winners to display at ICFF in NYC

For twelve years Wilsonart, a manufacturer of decorative engineered surfaces, has engaged design students through its Wilsonart Challenges Student Design Competition. This year they came to CCS and challenged the furniture design students to create a chair using the Wilsonart Laminate Collection.
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Vallejo

Shinola turns to CCS Illustration Chair and Assistant Professor for feedback on their new sketchbook

What did Shinola do when they wanted some feedback about their new sketchbooks? They looked to CCS Illustration Chair Donald Kilpatrick III and Illustration Assistant Professor Francis Vallejo to test them out. Check it out!

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Short film explores game-changing CCS sociology course that helps students tap creative potential

If you walked into Molly Beauregard’s classroom toward the end of each session, you’d find the room swathed in stillness and calm. You’d see every student sitting face forward, eyes closed, deep in silent meditation.

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Wedding Expo

CCS alumna creates "Etsy-inspired," artist-driven wedding expo

While planning her own wedding, CCS alumna Angela Ficorelli, saw the need for a more personalized, independent, artist-driven wedding expo. Out of this need she created Rock Sugar Event, a place for engaged couples to find local vendors and artists peddling their one-of-a-kind, custom wedding items, from letterpress invitations to centerpieces.

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SEO8

Join us for the 2016 Student Exhibition Opening

Join us for the 2016 Student Exhibition Opening on Friday, May 13
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Alumni Exhibition

Re:VIEW: A CCS Alumni Exhibition opens Friday, April 29, 2016

Join us Friday, April 29th from 6-8 pm for the opening of Re:VIEW: A CCS Alumni Exhibition

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designext

CCS Crafts student named finalist in the 2016 designext competition

CCS Crafts student Anne Tsaprazis is a finalist in the prestigious 2016 Designext Competition!

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Kevin Beasley

CCS Fine Arts alumnus featured in anniversary show at Modern Art Oxford

CCS alumnus Kevin Beasley is exhibiting in an anniversary show at Modern Art Oxford

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Grand Prix 2016

CCS Illustration student wins Detroit Grand Prix Poster Contest

CCS Illustration senior D'mitri Moore wins the Detroit Grand Prix Poster Contest

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FAD

CCS's Fashion Accessories Design program featured in Odyssey

CCS's new Fashion Accessories Design program, which is housed in the A. Alfred Taubman Design Center for Education, is featured in the online magazine Odyssey
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Lunar North

CCS alumni work with The Verge on an exclusive virtual reality interview with First Lady Michelle Obama

CCS Graphic Design alumni Marcus Mullins and Scott Waraniak, partners and designers of Lunar North worked with The Verge on an exclusive virtual reality interview with First Lady Michelle Obama on how she mastered social media.
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Tuning the Student Mind

CCS alumna-created documentary to air on PBS

Wednesday, April 6 @ 8pm, PBS Detroit will air a documentary by CCS alumna Chelsea Richer, "Tuning the Student Mind."
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College Fashionista

Style Gurus: Two CCS Students Blog on Street Style at Fashion Web Site

Madison Koster and Natalie Miller, Advertising: Design students at CCS, are merging their love of fashion and design thinking as bloggers for CollegeFashionista.com, a fashion web site that showcases the latest styles and trends on college campuses around the world.

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