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Image: Caption: Student Competitions 09/19/2017 Masters Students Present "Dash" at the 2017 Microsoft Design Expo When Microsoft launched its first Design Expo in 2003, design was emerging as a ubiquitous element of digital technology and everyday life. Designers... more
Image: Caption: Events 09/12/2017 The School of Design at Google SPAN This September 14th and 15th, Pittsburgh will host this year’s Google SPAN US conference. Over the course of two days, some of Pittsburgh’s greatest... more
Image: Caption: Alumni 09/01/2017 Design Alumna on Being a Designer and a Filmmaker To say that Rucha Humnabadkar, a Master of Design Alumna from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (MDes ’03), is “busy” would be an... more
Image: Caption: Capstone Projects 08/08/2017 Looking Back on "I Lived, We Live, What Did We Miss?" Look back at our Senior Capstone Project "I Lived, We Live, What Did We Miss?" with this video written and directed by alumna Jillian Nelson.From the... more
Image: Caption: Alumni 06/30/2017 Alumnus Victor Ng Talks Design on the Campaign Trail “What’s the one job you would drop everything and do right now?”This was the question posed to Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design Alumnus... more
Image: Caption: Critical Design 06/13/2017 Rethinking Speculative and Critical Design “All design is political. All design is critical.” That’s the guiding vision for Deepa Butoliya, a doctoral candidate at Carnegie Mellon... more
Image: Caption: Dean's List 06/06/2017 Dean's List for Spring 2017 Announced Congratulations to our outstanding students who made the College of Fine Arts Dean's List. The criteria for the dean's list is the top one-third... more
Image: Caption: Faculty Awards 06/01/2017 Thomas Merriman Wins Henry Hornbostel Teaching Award Thomas Merriman, a Teaching Professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, just received the Henry Hornbostel Teaching Award this past... more
Image: Caption: Environments 05/26/2017 Design Faculty Wins Award for Supercomputing Resources The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has just awarded Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design's Associate Professor Peter Scupelli and... more
Image: Caption: Independent Study 05/19/2017 Design Student Brings Patterns to Life Lily Fulop, a rising Senior at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (BDes ’18), recently took her passion for working with yarn, fabric and... more