CCS welcomes new associate professor and associate chair of Transportation Design for the MFA in Transportation Design program
The Heart of Identity: Undergraduate Launches First Solo Exhibition at Charles Wright Museum
Illustration faculty member and courtroom artist featured in Legal News
Three CCS Alumni Honored with 2016 Kresge Artist Fellowships, Gilda Awards
Kresge Arts in Detroit (KAID) has awarded live arts, film and music fellowships, as well as two Gilda Awards, to artists working in metropolitan Detroit. Now in its ninth year, the Kresge Artist Fellowships annually recognize local emerging and established artists whose diverse creative practices reflect vision and excellence.
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).
Fashion Week Daily sends CCS Illustration alumnus to Invasion of the Pines to capture his favorite fashion finds of the day
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wilsonart challenges CCS students with designing chairs using their laminate collection, winners to display at ICFF in NYC
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!
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.
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.
Join us for the 2016 Student Exhibition Opening
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
CCS Crafts student named finalist in the 2016 designext competition
CCS Crafts student Anne Tsaprazis is a finalist in the prestigious 2016 Designext Competition!
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
CCS Illustration student wins Detroit Grand Prix Poster Contest
CCS Illustration senior D'mitri Moore wins the Detroit Grand Prix Poster Contest