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03/29/2018

Design Alumnus Freddy Anzures Speaks at TEDxCMU

Design Alumnus Freddy Anzures (BFA '99) is returning to Pittsburgh to speak at TEDxCMU on Sunday, April 1st. TEDxCMU, an immersive, daylong... more
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01/31/2018

Alumnus Victor Ng Creates Design Scholarship

“Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones.” Faculty Emeritus Dan Boyarski shared this... more
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01/26/2018

Design Alumna Leads Design Tour of Copenhagen

Where do design, culture and your senses meet? According to Stephanie Grey, an alumna of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, it’s in... more
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11/03/2017

Design Alumnus Making Old Toys New Again

Kaeo Helder, an alumnus from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (BFA ’12), was recently featured on CBS news for his work as an Industrial... more

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Fred Bould's (ID '87) company, Bould Design, performed extremely well at the 2018 Red Dot Product Design Awards. Bould Design was been recognized with eight awards for designs including the Light L16 computational camera, Eero Home WiFi System, Rylo 360 camera, Roku Ultra, Roku Express+, and Roku Streaming Stick+ streaming devices, Hunter Douglas PowerView Hub Kit, and Poynt 5 payment terminal.

Kelly Caranchini Gross (ID 2002) recently completed her PhD in Art and Design Education with a focus on students with disabilities and is now serving as faculty chair of Graduate Studies of Art and Design Education at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Design alumni have been very generous in arranging for their companies to host alumni gatherings. We’re grateful for their generosity in hosting and providing comfortable spaces to mix and mingle, and letting us provide an update on the School of Design. Over the past year, we’ve held gatherings at:

Silicon Valley, Bould Design, March 2017: 
Fred Bould & Sushma Patel (BFA ’87 & ’88), hosts 

New York City, Work&Co, May 2017: 
Steve Kuhn & Aliya Baptista (MDes ’97 & ‘11), hosts

Boston, Isobar, June 2017:
Christa Houlahan (MDes ’99), host 

Seattle, Amazon, August 2017
Ko Nakatsu & Agata Adamowicz (BFA ’04 & ’05), hosts