Reflections on Doha: Four Years of Design at CMU Qatar

I stepped off the Qatar Airways flight and into the middle of the desert. Although it was only 5pm in Doha, the sun was just setting in a sandy haze as I looked off the top of the airplane steps. It’s hard to say what hits you first, the dust or the heat.

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, as part of a team of CMU students working in Bangalore. She describes this experience in the article.

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, 1986) called me with the news that she had started a new company.

Alum Amanda Ip Wins Dwell/Design Within Reach Contest

Alumna Amanda Ip ('07) recently won the Live/Work contest sponsored by Dwell and Design Within Reach, with her Innermix Desk solution.