News & Features

Image:  11/19/2013 Drawing Ideas: New Book from Mark Baskinger Innovation in today’s world requires deep insight with the ability to brainstorm and express your ideas effectively. DRAWING IDEAS: A Hand-Drawn... more
Image: Caption: Faculty Feature 11/11/2013 Meet Peter Scupelli: Faculty, Researcher, Alumni Peter Scupelli, an assistant professor in interaction design, joined in the School of Design in 2011. While Scupelli's interests lie mainly in... more
Image: Caption: Recognition 11/01/2013 MDes Students Win Best Social Impact at Microsoft Design Expo Each year Microsoft Research sponsors several schools to participate in their annual Design Expo, as part of the Faculty Summit conference. In the... more
Image: Caption: Student Networking 10/29/2013 CMU Design League goes to Toronto Recently, 44 design students (42 undergraduates and 2 graduate students) packed up and boarded a bus to Toronto, Canada to check out leading design... more
Image: Caption: Faculty Q & A 09/27/2013 An Interview with Professor Boyarski Dan Boyarski is the former Head of School, and is currently Director of Alumni Relations. Dan received his master degree in design from Indiana... more
Image: Caption: Web team working on prior to launch. 09/11/2013 School of Design at CMU Launches New, Responsive Website The School of Design has launched a new Website that was designed and produced almost entirely by our own students, staff, and faculty. The new... more
Image: Caption: New Programs 09/02/2013 School of Design Announces New Curricula & Programs Terry Irwin, Head of the School of Design along with faculty leadership, announces the launch of new programs and curriculua for fall 2014. This... more
Image: Caption: New Facilities 09/01/2013 New ‘Master Suite’ Opens for Expanded Grad Program The School has recently opened a new facility for its graduate programs that features 4,300 sq. ft of space, a distance-learning classroom,... more
Image: Caption: Service Design 08/30/2013 Pittsburgh to Seattle by Way of Bangalore SL Rao received a Master of Design degree in Interaction Design in May 2013. Prior to starting a new job at Microsoft, she spent the summer in India... more
Image: Caption: Collaboration 08/25/2013 Alumni Helping Alumni Once in a while, the planets align and one alum connects with and hires a new alum. That happened last spring when Bonnie Siegler (Graphic Design... more