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CCA DESIGN IS NINE UNIQUE INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS

 

We are makers of culturally, technologically, and environmentally significant objects and experiences. We are strategists that help create better businesses and greater social impact. We are innovators that help re-imagine alternative futures in response to the complexities of the present moment.

CCA Design is a diverse community of over 950 students, 300 nationally and internationally renowned design faculty and practitioners, and a network of over 6,000 design alumni spread across over 50 countries.

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Conversations with the Editors

Helen Maria Nugent, Dean of Design

 

In a two-part series, Design Dean Helen Maria Nugent spends an hour talking to the CCA DESIGN IS editorial team about her ambitious plans for the division, the recent move to San Francisco, and why she loathes the “that’s not design” critique.

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Lynda Grose, Chair of Fashion Design

 

Lynda Grose discusses her new vision for the Fashion program at CCA with the CCA DESIGN IS editors.

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Alicia Cardell, Senior Illustration Student  

 

Featured designer, Alicia Cardell, Illustration Senior, talks about design, dogs, and life after graduation.