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With Optis Creative, CCS Students take gaming development to the next level

Horacio Hall,’16 Illustration, Aigbe Idahosa, ’16 Illustration, and Scott Kreutzkamp, ’15 Entertainment Arts, learned about the program for computer science and engineering students at Wayne State University and proposed two ideas; the Capstone course worked on one of them, an augmented reality motion comic book, for the duration of the spring semester.

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CCS is one of four schools to make finals in the Ferrari Top Design School

CCS is one of only four schools (out of 50) and the ONLY American institution to make the finals for the "Ferrari Top Design School Challenge."

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Icon Aircraft

CCS alumnus designed aircraft wins prestigious Spark Design Award

Major congratulations goes to CCS alumnus and lead designer of the A5 at ICON Aircraft, which has been awarded a prestigious Spark Design Awards.
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Fast Company turns to CCS chair of Transportation Design, Paul Snyder, for his take on the microcar

Fast Company recently turned to CCS chair of Transportation Design, Paul Snyder, for his take on the microcar

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CCS alumnus awarded Aimia/AGO Photography Award of $50k

Congratulations to Dave Jordano, CCS alumnus and photographer, who has been awarded the 2015 @Aimia/AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario Photography Prize of $50,000 and a six-week, fully funded residency in Canada.
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Dwayne Jackson

CCS alumnus named one of Chicago Crain's "40 under 40"

CCS alumnus and chief designer at CNH Industrial, Dwayne Jackson, has been named on of Chicago Crain's Chicago Business "40 under 40." Jackson is an industrial designer changing the way tractors and other farm equipment look - making them so much more than just functional machinery.
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Woodward Throwback

CCS alumna and business owner featured in Ambassador Magazine

CCS alumna Bo Shepherd is an automotive designer for General Motors by day and business owner and craftswoman by night. Shepherd and her husband own Woodward Throwbacks and are featured in Ambassador Magazine. Check it out!
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CCS's A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education featured in Model D

CCS's A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education, which once was General Motors' Argonaut Building, has a history of being a global center for design. It's the building that the Corvette was born in, as well as the world's first fully automatic transmission, tail fins, engine driven fuel pumps, and the world's first concept vehicle. And now, the Taubman Center is growing the next generation of designers and much, much more. Read about this fascinating building and it's history, as well as what's currently happening behind the Albert Kahn designed walls.
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Brenda Goodman

CCS alumna Brenda Goodman featured in Detroit Metro Times

A great article in the Metro Times Detroit about CCS alumna Brenda Goodman, who's show "Brenda Goodman: Selected work 1961-2015" is currently on display in the CCS Center Galleries.

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CCS alumnus featured on the Today Show

Check out this great clip from the Today Show featuring alum Emanuel Craciunescu demonstrating age progression technology.

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AE Kiernen

CCS Illustration alumnus featured in the Creators Project

New York City based artist and CCS Illustration alumnus, A.E. Kieren, creates dramatic illustrations that are "fueled by the live experience." Learn more about Kieren's process, work and where to find him live sketching around NYC in this feature inThe Creators Project.
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CCS to host alumni reception during Noel Night

CCS is hosting an alumni reception complete with hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer, crafts and children's games during this year's Noel Night.

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CCS chair of MFA Color and Materials Design featured in Car Design News

Chair of CCS MFA Color and Materials Design is featured in this interview by Car Design News speaking about the use, trends, history and future of color and materials in automotive interior design.
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Kresge Arts

Applications open for the 2016 Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellows

Applications now open for the 2016 Kresge Arts in Detroit for Live Arts, Film and Music artists.

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Yellow Heart

CCS Professor Wins $30,000 Grant from Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has awarded $30,000 to Dr. Michael Stone-Richards, in conjunction with the Alexandrine St. Seminars and the College for Creative Studies, in its Knight Arts Challenge Detroit program.

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Product Design alumnus featured in Fast Company Magazine

After spending 13 years at Nike and one and a half years at the hardware startup Mark One, CCS Product Design alumnus Jason Mayden has joined Accel Partner as a creative recruiter and will be incubating a secret startup of his own with Nike alum Bryant Barr, technology specialist Jim Cai, and NBA superstar Steph Curry.
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CCS transportation design chair talks crossover minivan compacts in the Orlando Sentinel

Chair of CCS's transportation design departments, Paul Snyder, weighs in on the design, functionality and popularity of the older crossover minivan compacts that millennials are being drawn to.
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CCS alumni Tyree Guyton and James Stephens both featured in the Detroit News

CCS alumni Tyree Guyton and James Stephens are both featured in this Detroit News article about their solo exhibitions that are currently on display.

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Michael Forbes

Product Design alumna named one of Crain's 40 under 40

CCS Product Design alumnus and product designer at the Henry Ford Innovation Institute, Michael Forbes, named one of Crain's Detroit Business "40 under 40"
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2015 mfa sponsored projects

MFA Students work on sponsored projects for Michelin and Continental Automotive Systems

Every semester students in CCS’s MFA programs work on a variety of Sponsored Research Projects. Fall 2015 semester projects include Michelin and Continental Automotive Systems.
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