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Media coverage / Jan. 22, 2019

Co-chair of film Rob Epstein receives 2019 Academy Award nomination for "End Game"

Rob Epstein's documentary film End Game (2018) is a complex and compassionate look at end-of-life care at Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco. This film is nominated in the Oscar 2019 Documentary (Short Subject) category.

Film still from the documentary "End Game" by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman.

Press release / Jan. 16, 2019

$90 million CCA student housing project receives strong support from investors

New building to house 500+ students with below-market, on-campus housing in San Francisco

Photo of an architectural rendering of the future 188 Hooper residence

Media coverage / Jan. 16, 2019

"Drawing Codes" explores how coding can impact architectural representation

DRAWING CODES: Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation was co-curated by CCA faculty Andrew Kudless and Adam Marcus.

Ibañez Kim: 家神.

Media coverage / Jan. 15, 2019

CCA faculty James Voorhies reflects on the curatorial work of Maria Lind at Tensta konsthall

Art Agenda published an essay by CCA faculty James Voorhies that reflects on the curatorial work of Maria Lind while she was director of Tensta konsthall.

Tensta konsthall, Stockholm, December 2018.

Press release / Jan. 15, 2019

Making (It) Work celebrates makers who embrace parenthood

This new group exhibition presents artists who are new parents and view parenthood as a generative force in their creative practice.

Madeline Donahue, Bathers, 2018, Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches.

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Changing careers to become an interaction designer

When Karen Chan decided to enter the MDes in IxD program at CCA in 2016, she was working as a public health consultant at the intersection of healthcare, policy, and technology. Now—just 2 short years later—she helps people build better relationships with

Karen Chan, MDes in Interaction Design alum

Media coverage / Dec. 24, 2018

Temple of Direction by alumnus Geordie Van Der Bosch selected to be 2019 Burning Man temple

Burning Man 2019 temple designed by architect Geordie Van Der Bosch, who holds a masters in advanced architectural design from CCA, is inspired by Japanese torii gates.

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MFA in Design: Alumni Q+A with Shihan Zhang

We caught up with this talented CCA alum to ask why she decided to pursue her MFA, what it was like as an international student studying for a masters degree in the U.S., and a whole lot more.

Shihan Zhang (MFA Design, 2017)

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10 skills every interaction designer should have

If you are considering entering the world of Interaction Design (IxD), there are some skills you’ll want to hone before applying to any graduate-level program—but they may not be the ones you think.

Image of Gregory Hurcomb installation in the nave 'These Marks'

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Two years or three years for a masters in Design? Here’s the difference.

We get a lot of questions from students researching graphic design graduate programs that want to know what the difference between a 2-year and 3-year MFA program is, so we’re taking an in-depth look at both options to help you decide which is the right o

MFA in Design 2015 Thesis Show

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Traditional MBA vs Design Strategy MBA: Which is better?

The results of design strategy's people-centered approach are increasingly visible all around us— products that are effortless to use, services that enhance the sense of meaning in our lives, and immersive environments that heighten our sense of what’s po

Model of Le Corbusier's Plan Voisin, Paris, France, 1925

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Should I get an MFA in Design?

Second-year MFA in Design candidate Winston Struye answers prospective students’ most urgent question.

Should I get an MFA in Design?

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Design Strategy: Alumni Q+A with Alida Draudt, Futurist at Capital One

When Alida Draudt entered CCA’s MBA in Design Strategy program, she already had a background in design and innovation consulting. What she wanted was a brighter future—little did she know, her future would involve predicting the future.

Alida Draudt, MBA in Design Strategy, 2016

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MFA in Design: Alumni Q+A with Beth Abrahamson, senior designer at Emotive Brand

Since graduating with an MFA in Design in 2015, Beth Abrahamson has put in time as a freelance designer for some of the biggest brands in the game (Airbnb, Elephant, Apple).

Beth Abrahamson MFA Design alum, 2015

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How to prototype a career change, design strategy-style

The best thing anyone can do when considering a career change is to follow the design process and prototype their prospective futures before diving in, writes alumnus Justin Lokitz (MBA in Design Strategy 2014).

Justin Lokitz, MBA in Design Strategy, 2014

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CCA alums at the heart of public art in NYC

CCA alumni are bringing public art to the streets and parks of NYC.

CCA alums at the heart of public art in NYC

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Three fashion graduates selected for prestigious CFDA fashion future graduate showcase

CCA fashion design alumni operate at the leading edge of fashion.

Fashion Experience 2018, work by Hong Zewei

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CCA Faculty Receive the 2018 IDEC Community Service Award

The Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) recognize CCA faculty and students for their work with a homeless community in the Mission District.

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A guide to graduate programs : 1-year, 2-year, low-residency, and more

The benefits of getting a graduate degree in a field you’re interested in can be numerous and diverse.

Graduate students during the MArch Critique

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People’s Kitchen Collective: Cooking up resistance

CCA alumna and visiting lecturer Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik (MFA Fine Arts, MA Visual and Critical Studies 2012) cooks up resistance.

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