Advertising Design Hosts Kelly Awards Exhibition

The Advertising Design Department was will host the Magazine Publishers of America Kelly Awards for Outstanding Magazine Advertising September 24 – 28. The winners and finalists will be on display in the Walter B. Ford II Building third floor Advertising Design hallway display area.
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Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Teen Design Fair

For more information regarding College Fairs, please contact Sue Enright, Admissions Event Specialist, at or call (313) 664-7427.

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Innovation and Design: 8½ Best & Next Practices

Friday, September 21, Metromode and CCS present a morning of best and next practices (as well as coffee and pastries) as Louis Musante offers up his organizational blueprint for design innovation.
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Cincinnati Ohio Portfolio Day

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International Industrial Designer to Lead Product Design at CCS

Professor Vincenzo Iavicoli, an international leader in design education and innovation, has joined CCS as chair of Product Design. In this position, he will lead faculty and develop curriculum for the department while also promoting the program to industry internationally - negotiating sponsored projects and maintaining close relationships with industry professionals.
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Veteran Industrial Designer to Lead CCS Transportation Design Program

Transportation designer Mark West, has been named the interim Paul and Helen Farago Chair of Transportation Design of the CCS.
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Leading Hollywood Animator Joins College for Creative Studies Faculty

Scott Bogoniewski, a renowned visual effects artist / animator in the entertainment industry, has joined the CCS as Chair of the Animation and Digital Media department.
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CCS’ Center Galleries Opens Two New Exhibitions

CCS Center Galleries will kick off the fall season beginning Friday, September 7 with an opening event from 6 - 8 p.m.
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Full Charges....

Full charges apply - no refunds (grade of WN begins). (Each 5 week Materials and Precesses classes must be dropped by the end of the fourth week of class.)

Grand Rapids College Night at Aquinas High School

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2007 Art at the Center, June 24th - June 29th

Art at the Center is a week long, studio-intensive creative workshop for high school art teachers. Attendees can participate in two hands-on workshops that offer new experiences and resources while helping to develop new concepts and methods to use in the classroom. Out of studio trips to museums, art galleries and other cultural “hot spots” are designed to further inspire and invigorate the art educator. To get more information or RSVP, please contact Sue Enright, Admissions Events Specialist, at or (313) 664-7427

Douglas Malone Joins CCS Foundation Faculty

Renowned American artist, Douglas Malone, has joined CCS as a faculty member in the Foundation department.
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Boldly Embedded: American Quilts from Lancaster Country to Gee’s Bend Collected by Kempf Hogan

Center Galleries:
Boldly Embedded: American Quilts from Lancaster County to Gee’s Bend Collected by Kempf Hogan

This exhibition, showcasing the beauty and economy of a dazzling array of American quilts, includes samples of 19th century quilts from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, American Studio quilts, and contemporary African-American quilts, all originally collected by noted Michigan patron Kempf Hogan.

Opening Reception: Friday, September 7 from 6 - 8 p.m.

Alumni & Faculty Hall:
Black/White, work by CCS alumni

Permanent Collection Gallery:
Recent Acquisitions

For more information, contact Gallery Director Michelle Perron at 313.664.7800 or

Art Directors Club 85th Annual Awards Traveling Exhibition

The ADC Annual Awards honors the best work from around the world in print and broadcast advertising, interactive media, graphic design, packaging, photography and illustration. Following on the heels of the awards ceremony, the ADC sends the Gold, Silver and Distinctive Merit work on a worldwide tour - from New York to Sao Paolo, Wiezbaden to Bejing, and scores of venues in between including the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. April 1-27, 2008 Walter B. Ford II Atrium 201 E. Kirby, Detroit, MI 48202 Hours: M/F 9AM-9PM, Sat 9AM-8PM Sun Noon-6PM Please join the faculty and students of the Advertising Design Department for this amazing exhibition. For more information: Contact Mark Zapico Chair, Advertising Design 313-664-7870 or

Selections IX

Opening Friday, May 11, 2007 The ninth annual exhibition of work by one graduating senior from each of the degree-granting departments of the College. This is a featured exhibition of the annual CCS Student Exhibitio

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CCS Premieres “Helvetica”

Join us for the premiere of “Helvetica,” a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture, Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
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Information Session

Information Sessions are designed for prospective students with an in-depth campus visit/tour and information on admissions and our academic departments. For more infomation please call 313.664.7427

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