Graduate Program in Design student Jesse Geller's Home Street Home earned highest honors in CCA's R.A.W. Video student contest. Want to cast your own vote? Details about CCA's first-ever R.A.W. Video Audience Award coming soon!
Posted on Monday, October 25, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Posted on Friday, October 8, 2010 by Lindsey Westbrook
Is a new golden age of creativity upon us? Or is it the end of design as we know it? (Or both?) Is design going to be the primary catalyst of meaningful societal change in the upcoming decades, or are we all just going to be designing a bunch of apps?
Design is Dead! Long Live Design?
Posted on Monday, October 4, 2010 by Lindsey Westbrook
Paul McCarthy's Low Life Slow Life
Hatje Cantz, 2010
Paperback, 640 pages, $75
Posted on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 by Marion Anthonisen
Exploring the middle ground between fact and speculation, recent graduate Mathieu Stemmelen (BFA Graphic Design 2010) is inspired by things unseen, like divides that exist only on maps or in unspoken attitudes about society.
Mathieu’s interactive book Visualizing The Invisible, which examines invisibility through biology, culture, and philosophy, received first place in the Book Design category at the 2010 Art Directors Club (ADC) awards. Much of his book’s content is printed using invisible ink, apparent only when placed under ultraviolet fluorescent light.
Posted on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 by Sarah Owens
Concentric model of a strong brand. Only the inner layers affect the outer, not the other way around.
Posted on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 by Clay Walsh
That’s right folks, the rumor’s true: It’s time again to break out your video camera and hit the streets for CCA’s R.A.W. (Real Artists at Work) Video competition.
This year’s theme: Bike Culture at CCA—as you define it!
What’s CCA’s R.A.W. Video competition? It’s the college’s annual student video competition that awards $500 cash to each juried winner of an original artistic point of view submitted in the form of a short video that depicts a designated theme.
Posted on Monday, August 23, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Posted on Monday, August 2, 2010 by Lindsey Westbrook
Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes: Share and Sing in Two Languages
Tuttle Publishing, 2010
Hardcover, 32 pages, $16.95
This book collects English-language nursery rhymes and songs with their counterparts from China, illustrated by Kieren Dutcher (Individualized Major 1984), whose brightly colored illustrations feature a multiethnic cast of children and adults. The book is organized into themes: "Outside," "Inside," "Party," "Play," and "Night." "Hickory Dickory Dock" shares a spread with "Little Mouse," a rhyme about a mouse that climbed a lamp to eat the oil and can't get down. The Chinese rhymes are presented in simplified characters, pinyin Romanization.
Posted on Thursday, July 22, 2010 by Samantha Braman
Posted on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Last year BusinessWeek magazine ranked alumna Caroline Lu (MFA Design 2008) among the “twenty-one people who will change business." The industry-leading magazine also distinguished California College of the Arts as one of the “world’s best design schools,” for its commitment to a cross-disciplinary curriculum that "defies inclinations and shatters silos."