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Faculty-Led International Experiences

June 14, 2016 • Going Global: Stories from Abroad, Faculty, Undergraduate Student

When artists and designers immerse themselves in the unfamiliarity of another culture, they gain new creative insights, develop global perspectives, and find deep inspiration that lasts a lifetime. Read More >

Stamps MDes: First Year in Review

June 7, 2016 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Graduate Student, MDes

Ever had a retinal image taken at the optometrist? As visually interesting as the orange interworkings of your eye can be, it can be hard to tell what you're meant to glean from it. Read More >

Making a Difference & A Dollar: Undergraduate Entrepreneurs at the Stamps School

June 3, 2016 • Making a Difference, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

As Keefer Edwards (BFA '19) sees it, “Stamps is the perfect place for an entrepreneur in the art and design field.” Read More >

Enthusiasm Unknown to Mankind

June 1, 2016 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

In 2015, David Turnley — Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and Stamps professor — was given unprecedented access to the U-M football team. His mission: to document every aspect of coach Jim Harbaugh's first season with the program. Read More >

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 >