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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!"

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.

Design Alumna Tackles Mobile Health Interventions in Kenya

Dr. Susan Wyche, Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University and a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Industrial Design alumna from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (BFA ’98), is currently pursuing mobile health intervention in Kenya for adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.

Design Alumna Takes Part in a Patient Revolution

Maggie Breslin (MDes ’04), currently serves as Director of The Patient Revolution, a non-profit organization with two goals; to call attention to the ways in which industrial healthcare fails people and to advocate for and help build a healthcare that is careful and kind. The Patient Revolution is committed to developing tools, programs and resources that help patients, caregivers and clinicians take tangible steps towards this kind of healthcare.

Design Alumna Bakes Up Success with Fikabröd

Vill du fika? That’s the question you’ll ask every month when your Fikabröd box arrives at your door.  Fikabröd, a curated subscription box of gourmet ingredients & unique goodies for the baking obsessed, launched in 2019 and is the creation of Becky Clutter, an Alumna of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (BFA ’04).

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