Design Alumni Improving Experience for Gamers with Disabilities

Robert Managad and Yoon Young Kim, recent alumni from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design (BDes '20), have set out to tackle the issue of gaming with disabilities through an independent study project funded by the Design Experience Fund they started while they were at the School of Design.

Design Alumna Releases “Pencil Workshop”

Sasha Prood, an alumna of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design (BA '07), recently released her latest book "Pencil Workshop," which promises to "develop your drawing skills with 50 experiments." Prood, an illustrator and graphic designer based in Brooklyn, NY, is also the author of several books and her work has been featured in books, magazines, and blogs, including "ELLE Interiör," "Apartment Therapy," and "Oh Joy!"

Mary Kay Johnsen Retiring

Mary Kay Johnsen, who served for many years as the Design Librarian and keeper of the rare books, is retiring after 38 years. The School of Design celebrates and thanks Mary Kay for her years of service.

Design Alumni Develop Creative Coding Tool

Cameron Burgess and Maayan Albert, recent alumni of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design (BDes '19), have developed "Stamper," a new tool for writing code that is inspired by how designers work. Unlike traditional code editors, Stamper resembles Artboard-Oriented design tools like Adobe Illustrator, Sketch App, and Figma.

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