An Interview With John Marshall

John Marshall on Whithervanes: a Neurotic Early Worrying System

Creative Careers: Jack Lardis

Jack Lardis (BFA '53): Founder of Oil Drum Art

Meet Ariana Wescott

Student Profiles: Meet Ariana Wescott

Creative Careers: Ben Van Dyke

Ben Van Dyke (MFA '06): Complexity and the Future of Design

Allison Knoll: Integrative Project

Allison Knoll unfriends social media

Demetrios Argyropoulos

The man behind Bergdorf's famous window displays

Sam Oliver

Student Profile: Sam Oliver

Meet Stamps Junior Sam Oliver

Stamps at CAA and in Chicago

The Stamps community made their mark on Chicago during the recent CAA conference.

Making a Difference: Helping kids manage diabetes with video games

Helping kids manage diabetes with video games.

Joseph Keckler

An Interview with Joseph Keckler

An Interview with Joseph Keckler (BFA '04)

Beiatrix Pedrasa

Student Profile: Beiatrix Pedrasa

Meet Stamps Sophomore Beiatrix Pedrasa.

Sara Radin

Interview: Sara Radin

Sara Radin (BA '11): Concept Design and Inspiration

Tori Terzakis

Tori Terzakis (BFA '08): Design and Inspiration

Nicolas Lampert

Interview: Nicolas Lampert

Nicolas Lambert (BFA '92): Community Art & Social Justice

An Interview with Rose Jaffe

An Interview with Rose Jaffe

Rose Jaffe (BFA '11): Street art, illustration, and social engagement in D.C.

An Interview with Michael Liang

Interview: Michael Liang

Michael Liang (BFA '08): bringing art school culture to our national parks

An Interview with Cara Levine

An Interview with Cara Levine

Cara Levine (BFA '07) balances studio practice and social engagement

Candy Chang

Creative Careers: Candy Chang

Candy Chang (BFA '01): urban planning + Street art + graphic design

Advice from Mike Campau

Mike Campau: Becoming Your Own Brand

Digital artist Mike Campau ('96) on becoming your own brand.

Detroit Connections: Fall 2013 Updates

Detroit Connections: Fall 2013 Updates

Charlie Michaels shares updates on Detroit Connections: In the Classroom and Change by Design.

Epic Fail: True Tales of Fabulous Flops, #4

EPIC FAIL #4: Jim Cogswell learns that you you can’t make everybody happy...

An Interview With Tim Raynard

Tim Raynard (BFA '06) talks about clay modeling for Toyota

Epic Fail: True Tales of Fabulous Flops #3

EPIC FAIL #3: Parisa Ghaderi learns that making a lot of mistakes can lead to a solution...

Classes & Assignments: the production pipeline of a 3D animation

Stamps students immerse themselves in a real life 3D animation production pipeline.

Epic Fail: True Tales of Fabulous Flops, Vol. 2

EPIC FAIL #2: Juliet Hinely learns an important lesson about site-specific installations...

Making a Difference: Neil Zemba

Senior Neil Zemba wants to change the world, one shoe at a time.

Epic Fail: True Tales of Fabulous Flops, Vol. 1

EPIC FAIL #1: Sherri Smith learns an important lesson about prototyping...

Ten Questions for Paola Antonelli

MOMA design curator Paola Antonelli interviewed by MFA candidate Mia Cinelli

Emerging Artist Paula Schubatis + How to Price Student Work

Stamps alum Yen Azarro offers senior Paula Schubatis advice on how to price student work.

Rite of Spring: Micro-Societies at Festifools

Rite of Spring: Micro-Societies at Festifools

A&D students create giant puppets for the annual Festifools parade.

Stories from Abroad

Stories from Abroad

MFA students report on their 2012 travels

Three Weeks in Ghana

Three Weeks in Ghana

Charlie Michaels leads a group of 10 students on a 3-week West African trip.

To Be Designed

To Be Designed

A group of designers, makers and technologists gather in Detroit to collectively imagine and produce a catalog of products from the future.

Summer Time = Studio Time

Summer Time = Studio Time

A glimpse into faculty studios this summer

Listening Under the Stars

Listening Under the Stars

And still, it moves: Students in Stephanie Rowden's class create audio to experience under starry skies.

2012 Commencement Address: Chris Van Allsburg

2012 Commencement: Chris Van Allsburg

In his 2012 commencement speech, celebrated illustrator, author and A&D alum Chris Van Allsburg talks with students about fate, serendipity, and transforming the imaginary into the real.

Matthew Carter

Interview: Matthew Carter

An Interview with Type Designer Matthew Carter

TJ O’Keefe

Interview: TJ O'Keefe

An Interview with Furniture Designer and A&D Alum TJ O'Keefe

Ernesto Neto: An Interview

Interview: Ernesto Neto

Reed Esslinger (MFA 2012) interviews internationally acclaimed artist Ernesto Neto.

Prison Arts: Reflections of a Curator

Janie Paul: Prison Arts

A&D Professor Janie Paul on 17 years of curating the Annual Exhibitions of Art by Michigan Prisoners.

Design & Life: Ayse Birsel

Interview: Ayse Birsel

A&D Senior Teshia Treuhaft interviews designer Ayse Birsel on designing products, and a life you love.

Talking About the High Line

Interview: Robert Hammond

A&D senior Shaili Das talks to Robert Hammond, Co-Founder of New York City's High Line.

Jim Cogswell: Painting in Vinyl

Jim Cogswell: Painting in Vinyl

Jim Cogswell creates the "World's Largest Vinyl Painting" for the new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

Design Solutions: Power House

Design Solutions: Power House

Students in SmartSurfaces team up to provide design solutions for an off-the-grid artist house in Detroit.

Fine Dining in the ‘D’

Stephen Schudlich: Dining in the D

Director of Work•Detroit Stephen Schudlich gives an illustrated, culinary tour of Detroit.

Detroit Connections

Detroit Connections

A&D students and faculty are bringing art back into the school day and learning some lessons from students about creativity and play .

Sounds of the State

Sounds of the State

Curators Stephanie Rowden and Kath Weider-Roos on the making of Sounds of the State.

Bob Mankoff: An Interview

Interview: Bob Mankoff

New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff: Why Art Should be Funnier

On Painting: Jim Cogswell

On Painting: Jim Cogswell

A&D Professor Jim Cogswell writes about the meaning, practice and study of painting.

Nick Tobier

Nick Tobier: Design Acts

A&D Associate Professor Nick Tobier on social design and his interest in Detroit.

The Art & Science of Making Bells

The Art & Science of Making Bells

Art & Design, Engineering and Music studients learn how to cast carillon bells for a course called "Shaping the Sound of Bronze".

Making the Case for Creative Thinking

Linda Holliday: Making the Case for Creative Thinking

A&D Alum Linda Holliday (BFA '79) describes how an art and design education can pay off.

Designing Across Cultures

Designing Across Cultures

A&D Student Stephanie Starch reflects on her experience designing and building treadle pumps in Madagascar.

The Power and Purpose of a Creative Life

Joan Sugihara: The Power and Purpose of a Creative Life

A&D Alum Joan Sugihara (BFA '72) talks about how - and why - she has chosen a creative life.

Osman Khan

Profile: Osman Khan

A "floating residency" in the arctic circle helped Osman Khan create work that responds to climate change.

Integrative Project

2010 Integrative Projects

Profiles of four A&D Seniors, each with a different approach to the year-long Integrative Project.


Collaborations: SmartSurfaces

Can one course change the world? SmartSurfaces, an innovative, multi-disciplinary team-taught course channels the power of collaboration.

Tiny Circus

Visiting Artists: Tiny Circus

Visiting artist collective Tiny Circus creates public, engaging art with the magic of stop-motion animation.

Belal Hibri

Alumni Profile: Belal Hibri

Recent A&D graduate Belal Hibri talks about his work as a colorist in the film industry.

Andrea Loefke

Visiting Artist: Andrea Loefke

Visiting artist Andrea Loefke helped A&D students create - and inhabit - a mysterious, three-tiered green world.