Design Alumna Launches Kickstarter for Morris the Reversible Fish
Rachel Ciavarella, an Industrial Design Alumna from the School of Design, recently launched a Kickstarter for Morris, an interactive stuffed animal that encourages you to turn him inside out and explore his innards. Morris was originally conceived as part of a project in the Experimental Form class at the School of Design.
Graduates of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design go on to a broad range of opportunities, applying the making and thinking skills they’ve learned here to diverse areas of work. Catherine Oldershaw, a 2016 graduate of the School of Design’s Masters of Arts in Design program, is one of three designers who were selected for a designers-in-residence program in Kortrijk, a city in West Flanders, Belgium.
It's Design Week for Fall 2016! Please join us as we display and celebrate all of the work our students have done over the past semester. All events are open to the public unless otherwise noted. And join us on Twitter and Instagram using #CMUDesignWeek!
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Behind the Board is an organization which seeks to establish creative opportunities for aspiring teenagers in the Hazelwood community. At Behind the Board, Hazelwood teens will collaborate with mentors and local business owners to hand-paint sandwich boards for these businesses. This program will not only provide a safe environment for teenagers to gain exposure in business environments, but will help build relationships throughout the Hazelwood community as a whole.
The Miller Gallery at CMU is excited to be hosting an exhibition and symposium Climactic: Post Normal Design co-organized by the CMU School of Design from November 4th to December 11th 2016. The event focuses on design and political activism surrounding issues of coloniality, crises of culture and race, and climate change in both the Global South and North.
Join the CMU Design Seniors as they celebrate their accomplishments and share their most recent projects! The work featured in the show offers insight into the culmination of four years of study, pushing the boundaries of medium and method in the field of design.