Color and Materials Design at the College for Creative Studies

The Color and Materials Design course at the College for Creative Studies examines the contemporary advancements and applications of materials and colour finishes.

School: College for Creative Studies
Course: Color and Materials Design
Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Course dates: September 2023 to May 2024 (MA); September 2023 to May 2025
Application deadline: 15 January 2023

In the CCS Color and Materials Design program, students explore the latest advances in materials and their color and finish applications, through hands-on experimentation and use of state-of-the-art prototyping facilities.

Using this knowledge to solve design problems, students collaborate within the design team structure to develop narratives that offer creative concept and design executions.

As they learn how to look for patterns in markets, cultures, and geographic regions and gain insight into consumer behaviors.

Applications to this course have now closed.

Top image: Digital Color Study by student Joseph Cardena, which was completed in 2021.

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