Recent Stories
  1. John Marshall on Whithervanes: a Neurotic Early Worrying System
  2. Jack Lardis (BFA '53): Founder of Oil Drum Art
  3. Student Profiles: Meet Ariana Wescott

Cool Classes & Assignments
  1. Students create wearable kinetic art using a sewable microcontroller.
  2. Art & Design, Engineering and Music studients learn how to cast carillon bells for a course called "Shaping the Sound of Bronze"
  3. A&D students create giant puppets for the annual Festifools parade.

Advice for Emerging Artists
  1. An interview with Robert Hammond, co-founder of NYC's High Line.
  2. Sara Radin (BA '11): Concept Design and Inspiration
  3. Stamps alum Yen Azarro offers advice on how to price student work

Focus on Faculty
  1. Anne Mondro is inspired by her work with Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers...
  • Jim Cogswell designs for the new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
  • From lint traps to comic books: the mysteries and motivations behind collections.

  • Student Voices
    1. A look at the conceptual progress of an IP Project.
    2. Teshia Treuhaft shares a neat business card trick with wood veneer
    3. How to make a chair in 15 easy steps! (Disclaimer: Not actually easy)

    Making a Difference
    1. Helping kids manage diabetes with video games.
    2. Collaborating with students from Detroit Community Schools
    3. Designing Across Cultures.

    Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories
    1. Stories from UM School of Art & Design alum.
    2. An Interview with Furniture Designer and A&D Alum TJ O'Keefe
    3. An Interview with Joseph Keckler (BFA '04)

    Going Global: Stories from Abroad
    1. Charlie Michaels leads a group of 10 students on a 3-week West African trip
    2. Designing Across Cultures.
    3. MFA students report on their 2012 travels

    Epic Fails
    1. EPIC FAIL #1: Sherri Smith learns an important lesson about prototyping...
    2. EPIC FAIL #3: Parisa Ghaderi learns that making a lot of mistakes can lead to a solution...
    3. EPIC FAIL #2: Juliet Hinely learns an important lesson about site-specific installations...

    Other Stories
    1. To Be Designed: A conference about the future
    2. The Stamps community made their mark on Chicago during the recent CAA conference.
    3. Stephen Schudlich gives us a culinary tour of Detroit.

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