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Utopia Toolbox

May 26, 2016 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

On April 25, 2016, the Stamps School celebrated the release of the US edition of Utopia Toolbox .1: An Incitement to Radical Creativity Read More >

Stamps Students & Real-World Clients

May 25, 2016 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

In the professional realm, competitive designers are attentive designers - individuals who conduct solid product research, communicate effectively, and receive feedback with openness and ease. Read More >

2016 Senior Projects

May 19, 2016 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Each spring, the Stamps studios are abuzz late into the night with seniors putting the finishing touches on their IP and Senior Capstone projects. Read More >

Anne Mondro: Artist & Designer as Citizen

May 12, 2016 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Faculty

On a rainy Tuesday evening in February, a group of nineteen undergraduate Stamps students gather at the University of Michigan Hospital to tackle a human-centered design challenge: transforming an ordinary room into a comforting, peaceful Patient and Family… Read More >

Alumni Update: Joan Rosenberg-Dent (BFA ‘78)

May 10, 2016 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

Sculptor, studio artist, and Stamps alum Joan Rosenberg-Dent (BFA '78) has been spending a lot of time thinking about the concept of "edge" in recent years. After fabricating several pieces, Joan discovered that the cumulation of multiple edges resembled pages… Read More >

Creative Workforce Needed: Career Prep at Stamps

April 26, 2016 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni, Undergraduate Student

Recent data from the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) suggests that individuals who work in design and the arts report some of the highest levels of job satisfaction in America. Read More >

Community as Classroom: Creativity in the Public Realm

April 15, 2016 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

As an undergraduate at Alfred University, the last thing 18-year-old Rebekah Modrak was expecting to do on her first day of college was enter a wide-open field to create sculptural planes using only her body. Read More >

Jon Verney (MFA ‘16): Thermophile - A Collaboration with Nature

March 7, 2016 • Going Global: Stories from Abroad, Student Voices, Graduate Student

“It was like painting with the earth.” Stamps MFA candidate Jon Verney welcomes the uncertainty and imperfections that come from a collaboration with nature in Thermophile, his MFA thesis project. Read More >

Creative Careers: Leslie Raymond, Ann Arbor Film Festival Executive Director (MFA ‘99)

March 7, 2016 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

This year, the 54th Ann Arbor Film Festival unfolds in the Michigan Theater March 15-20. Aside from being a proud festival partner, the Stamps School is also proud to call AAFF Executive Director Leslie Raymond an alum (MFA '99). Read More >

Alisa Yang (MFA ‘16): Feminist Thought in Japan’s Love Hotels

March 7, 2016 • Student Voices, Graduate Student, MFA

Each year, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG) awards U-M graduate students funding to support wide-ranging projects related to women, gender, and sexuality. Recently, Stamps student Alisa Yang (MFA '16) was one of 23 graduate students to… Read More >