Experimental Form at Contemporary Craft

Student work from the School of Design's Experimental Forms class is currently on display at Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, PA. These works were donated to the nonprofit, visual arts organization to support their annual Out of Hand auction. The funds generated from the auction go towards supporting Contemporary Craft's annual operating budget and allow them to continue their mission of "engaging the public in creative experiences," free of charge.

Design Junior Working from Home Develops Low-Cost Face-Shield for Healthcare Workers

As the country and the world continues to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, one of the many challenges facing healthcare workers is the ongoing scarcity of personal protection equipment. Davis Dunaway, a junior from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design, saw an opportunity to leverage his design education and is now attempting to aid the current situation by developing a fast and inexpensive face-shield for healthcare workers.

Design Alumni Receive U.S. Patent for abiliLife

Liana Kong and Keith Joseph, two alumni from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (ID ’15) were recently granted a U.S. Patent for abiliLife, a biomedical device company built on a mission to improve the quality of life for the elderly and neurodegenerative patients. It gives patients the ability to move through life with more ease and dignity.

Design's Wayne Chung Releases "The Praxis of Product Design in Collaboration with Engineering"

On September 2, Wayne Chung, Associate Professor and Product Design Chair at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, released his book, "The Praxis of Product Design in Collaboration with Engineering," from Springer Publishing. The book reveals how a generative design process capitalizes on understanding humans in context to deliver appropriate innovation. 

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