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Alumni Success
11/19/2015

Design Alumnus Celebrates 100 Years of the Coke Bottle

Burton Morris, an alumnus from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (BFA ’86) is best known for his bold, graphic pop art depictions of... more
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Alumni Success
10/26/2015

Chris Ioffreda on the Pebble Watch and the School of Design

When a Kickstarter exceeds it’s goal by a factor of 19 million dollars, you know you have an idea that means something to people.Chris Ioffreda, a... more
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Alumni Success
10/12/2015

Alex Hines Fischer on Human Context in Furniture Design

For Alex Hines Fischer, dedication is at the center of design. As an Industrial Designer for Yabu Pushelberg’s studio in New York City, he has free... more
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Entertainment Design
10/06/2015

Chris Chien on Theme Park Design and Getting a Job in the Art Industry

Chris Chien (ID ’10), a concept illustrator who works at Rhetroactive, a global leader in theme parks, museums, retail, food & beverage,... 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