Alumni News

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Alumni Success
09/30/2015

Man of the Cloth

“Just as a side note,” Joseph Genuardi says midway through his interview with the School of Design past Sunday, “there is an element to custom... more
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Alumni Success
09/22/2015

Redesigning the Bra

Designers solve problems. So when Laura West (ID ‘13) and Sophia Berman (ID ‘07) started working together, they decided to solve one of the world’s... more
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Alumni Success
09/01/2015

Design Alum On Making Adidas Hip Again

School of Design Alumni, Paul Gaudio, was featured in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette for his work with Adidas and his efforts to make the brand "hip" in... more
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Alumni Articles
08/28/2015

Ahmed Ansari on Design Filling Human Needs

Ahmed Ansari, an MDES alumnus from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design, was featured in Medium on how design should fulfill current human... 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