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. Art & Design, Engineering and Music studients learn how to cast carillon bells for a course called "Shaping the Sound of Bronze"
  2. A&D students create giant puppets for the annual Festifools parade.
  3. Life-Casting with Alginate

Advice for Emerging Artists
  1. Reed Esslinger (MFA 2012) interviews internationally acclaimed artist Ernesto Neto.
  2. EPIC FAIL #3: Parisa Ghaderi learns that making a lot of mistakes can lead to a solution...
  3. Celebrated author and A&D alum Chris Van Allsburg delivers the 2012 Commencement Address.

Focus on Faculty
  1. Anne Mondro is inspired by her work with Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers...
  • From lint traps to comic books: the mysteries and motivations behind collections.
  • Collaborating with students from Detroit Community Schools

  • Student Voices
    1. Reupholstering a classic in furniture design
    2. Teshia Treuhaft shares a neat business card trick with wood veneer
    3. Jessica Goldberg shares photos from her piece in Touch

    Making a Difference
    1. Osman Khan goes on a floating residency in the Arctic Circle
    2. Senior Neil Zemba wants to change the world, one shoe at a time.
    3. A&D Associate Professor Nick Tobier on social design and his interest in Detroit.

    Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories
    1. Making the Case for Creative Thinking
    2. Rose Jaffe (BFA '11): Street art, illustration, and social engagement in D.C.
    3. Ben Van Dyke (MFA '06): Complexity and the Future of Design

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

    Epic Fails
    1. EPIC FAIL #4: Jim Cogswell learns that you you can’t make everybody happy...
    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. The Stamps community made their mark on Chicago during the recent CAA conference.
    2. To Be Designed: A conference about the future
    3. Stephen Schudlich gives us a culinary tour of Detroit.

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