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Alumni
05/31/2019

Alumnus Sean Brosmith Helps Take Design Firm to the Next Level

Sean Brosmith, an alumnus of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (CFA ’87), recently helped usher in a new era for his company Maesa. They... more
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Alumni Awards
01/31/2019

Design Alumnus Named One of China’s Forty Designers in Forty Years of Chinese Reform and Opening

Xiangyang Xin, an alumnus from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (MDes ’02, PhD ’07), was recently named one of China’s Forty Designers... more
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Alumni
11/12/2018

Design Alumna Launches Website Dedicated to the Work of Myrna Rosen

Jessie Headrick, an alumna of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (BDes ’18), recently launched a website dedicated to the work of Myrna... more
10/07/2018

Remembering Lauren Chapman Ruiz

Last week, faculty and staff of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design were devastated to learn of the sudden passing of Alumna Lauren Chapman... more

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Chris Gilbert ’86 is now an Industrial Design Team Leader with Garmin in Kansas City.

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