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Alumni
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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Alumni Publications
09/28/2017

Design Alumnus Releases Book on "Creative Clarity"

Jon Kolko, an alumnus of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design and the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (2000), has just published his... more
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Alumni
09/01/2017

Design Alumna on Being a Designer and a Filmmaker

To say that Rucha Humnabadkar, a Master of Design Alumna from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (MDes ’03), is “busy” would be an... more
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Alumni
06/30/2017

Alumnus Victor Ng Talks Design on the Campaign Trail

“What’s the one job you would drop everything and do right now?”This was the question posed to Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design Alumnus... more

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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:

New York City, Siegel+Gale, April 2013: 
Mary Quandt (MDes ’99), host

San Francisco, PinterestMarch 2013: 
Justin Edmund (BFA, CD ’11), host

Silicon Valley, Bould Design, July 2012: 
Fred Bould & Sushma Patel (BFA, ID ’87 & GD ’88), hosts

Some of you may have missed the listing of the 75 Best Designers in Technology, which included six of our recent undergrad alumni. Was 2011 a magical year or what?

Albert Yi (CD ’11), Vivian Wang (CD ’11), Justin Edmund (CD ’11), Julius Tarng (ID ’11), David Yen (ID ’11), Sabrina Majeed (CD ’10)

Also published last spring was “Dialogues With Creative Legends: Aha Moments in a Designer’s Career” by David Calvin Laufer (BFA Graphic Design, ’72).

Kelly Nash (MDes, 2012) and James Liu (MDes, 2011) were married in April 2013, with Kristin Hughes officiating. Kelly is at Citrix, while James is at Mercedes Benz R&D.

Lauren Chapman (MDes, 2011) and Miguel Ruiz were married in early August 2013. Lauren is a designer at Maya Design in Pittsburgh.