James Viste

Watch Me Work: James Viste, Instructor and Technician, Crafts

Blacksmith James Viste holds up a knife he’s made and notes that the blade, which appears razor thin to the naked eye, contains layer upon layer of welded steel. It is glorious. Sometimes a maker practices his craft so well that we immediately understand his work as “in the tradition” — part of a long and storied history yet somehow completely new. This is one of those times.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: CCS Alumni Exhibition

CCS alumni: be a part of our annual alumni exhibition! Submissions are due February 23.
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Typeforce

CCS associate professor Chad Reichert to exhibit in Typeforce 8 in Chicago

CCS Communication Design associate professor Chad Reichert to exhibit in Typeforce 8 in Chicago
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"Up There, Down Here" opens Friday, Febraury 10 in CCS's Valade Family Gallery

Opening this Friday, February 10 (6-8 p.m.) in The Valade Family Gallery at CCS..."Up there, Down Here," new work by graduating seniors from the CCS Photography Department. Please join us.
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Taubman Center - Exterior

Detroit named a "BEST CITY FOR EMERGING ARTISTS" by Not Just a Label

Detroit named a "BEST CITY FOR EMERGING ARTISTS" by Not Just a Label and CCS's chair of Fashion Accessories Design is quoted in the article.
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Makram El

CCS welcomes Makram el Kadi of L.E.FT Architects as next Toyota Lecture Series in Design

Thursday, February 2 at 6 p.m., as a part of our Toyota Lecture Series in Design, CCS welcomes Makram el Kadi, partner at L.E.FT Architects for his lecture entitled"Architecture as Politics." The event is free and open to the public.

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Netflix: RalphGiles

CCS alumnus Ralph Gilles to be featured in new Netflix series "Abstract: The Art of Design"

CCS alumnus and head of design for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ralph Gilles, to be featured in the new Netflix series "Abstract: The Art of Design"
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DoubleStreet

CCS Transportation Design project “Double Street” featured in Car Body Design

In 2016, an interdisciplinary team of students and faculty from the College for Creative Studies led by Associate Professor and Chair of Transportation Design (BFA/MFA) Paul Snyder were invited by the Seoul Design Foundation to participate in a project rethinking mobility in this megacity. Snyder presented the team’s “Double Street” concept at the Seoul Smart Mobility International Conference/Exhibition in September.

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Will Ryman Cadillac

Exhibition"Will Ryman: Cadillac" in CCS's Center Galleries runs until March 4

Exhibition"Will Ryman: Cadillac" in CCS's Center Galleries runs until March 4

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C Magazing Cover Winter 17

Read CCS's latest issue of C Magazine

C Magazine is CCS's bi-yearly magazine that covers all things CCS - from alumni stories and student projects to faculty profiles and campus events.
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GE MFA Project

CCS MFA Integrated Design And Interaction Design Students Work With Corporate Sponsor, GE Appliances

Led by MFA Integrated Design Professor and Chair Maria Luisa Rossi, students in Integrated Design Studio and Interaction Design Studio collaborated on a project for General Electric Corporation called "Future of Healthy Living Within the Home.”

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CzarnowskiImage

CCS students work with global company Czarnowski on sponsored studio project

In 2016, Czarnowski, a global exhibit and event marketing company, came to CCS to sponsor a cross-disciplinary project with the College's students.

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Dave Chow Watch Me Work

Watch Me Work: Dave Chow, Adjunct Faculty, Illustration

Dave Chow is a walking advertisement for the possibilities of what you can learn at CCS, what you can do with those skills professionally, and how much fun it can be. An illustration instructor, a Communication Design alum (back when it was called Graphic Design) and the longest-running member of the Alumni Council — 30 years and counting — he loves CCS down to the bone.

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Double Street Project 2

“Double Street” Concept Moves Seoul Toward Smarter Mobility

In 2016, an interdisciplinary team of students and faculty from the College for Creative Studies led by Associate Professor and Chair of Transportation Design (BFA/MFA) Paul Snyder were invited by the Seoul Design Foundation to participate in a project rethinking mobility in this megacity. Snyder presented the team’s “Double Street” concept at the Seoul Smart Mobility International Conference/Exhibition in September.

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Haworth

CCS's MFA Color and Materials Design program featured in Metropolis Magazine

CCS's MFA Color and Materials Design program featured in Metropolis Magazine
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Ilitch Organization partners with CCS to bring student-led artwork to the District Detroit

Art in The District Detroit program to offer a unique, hands-on learning experience for CCS students to design and create major public artworks
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Stephanie

CCS Fine Arts alumna's solo exhibition featured in Juxtapoz Magazine

CCS Fine Arts alumna Stephanie Buer's solo exhibition at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City, CA is featured in Juxtapoz Magazine.

CCS Photography alumna documents President Barack Obama's farewell speech

CCS Photography alumna Ashlee Rezin documents President Barack Obama's farewell speech for The Chicago Sun-Times.
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Teague

CCS Welcomes Teague Design as next Toyota Lecture Series in Design

"Designing for the seams: rethinking the value of seamless to create better physical and digital in-betweens in transportation"

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Virtual Reality

Paul Snyder, chair of CCS's Transportation Design programs, building virtual reality into curriculum

Paul Snyder, chair of College for Creative Studies/ Transportation Design programs, talks about building virtual reality into CCS's curriculum and the future of transportation design through VR.
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