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  • Kendall Internship provides valuable experience for Interior Design Students

    Posted December 9, 2010
      Shrea Dooley and Andrea Sherburn, both seniors in the interior design department, are getting a real life, hands on experience at Kendall as participants in the internship program.  They are learning what it is like to have a client follow their recommendations and having the joy of seeing a computer aided drawing (CAD) come to life with walls, windows, hallways and all that is involved in creating well designed functional spaces for clients.  Michele Kleyla, IIDA, Adjunct Instructor in charge of the Kendall intern program, says, “Lots of times student interns don’t get to really design.  They file, make phone calls, follow up and do interesting things, but these students actually work with clients.”  The college has four to six interns at a time, split between juniors and seniors.  The internship is approximately ten hours a week with a two-year commitment.  “We planned that intentionally so that the seniors could mentor the juniors just like you might have in real life.”  The students work with local not-for-profit organizations lacking the budget to hire professional Read More…
  • Justin Quinn speaks to students about his “Recent Work”

    Posted December 7, 2010 in Events
    When Justin Quinn gave a gallery talk last week about his exhibit at the Kendall Gallery, he easily conversed with the 70 or so students who showed up to hear about his Read More…
  • Retirement Party Held for Professor Sheardy

    Posted November 19, 2010
    After twenty continuous years of dedicated service to Kendall, Art History Program Chair Professor Robert Sheardy retired in May 2010. On Monday November 8, a retirement reception Read More…
  • Kendall Students Exhibit at Kroc Center Opening

    Posted November 10, 2010
    On October 22, the opening reception was shoulder-to-shoulder, as 700 guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres in the shadow of an indoor rock-climbing wall. Sparkling grape juice Read More…
  • SITE:LAB

    Posted November 1, 2010 in Events
    Smudging, used for centuries to create harmony and peace, is usually done by burning of herbs or incense for cleansing, purification, protection of physical and spiritual bodies, Read More…
  • Kendall Competes in IIDA Finish to Fashion 2010 – Cities Around the World

    Posted October 19, 2010
    On September 30, The Royal Oak Music Theatre in Royal Oak, Michigan, was the location of a unique event that entwined fashion with interior design. The International Interior Read More…
  • Material ConneXion Stimulates Creativity and Innovation

    Posted October 8, 2010 in Events
      Christina Karadsheh fingered and stroked some of the samples on display at the opening event for the installation of a Material ConneXion Library at Kendall. Clearly Read More…
  • Choosing art for ArtPrize takes special effort

    Posted October 6, 2010 in Events
    Making the selections for an Exhibition Center for ArtPrize was no easy task, says Michele Bosak, Kendall's Assistant Director of Exhibitions, assigned to fill the Read More…
  • Welcome to the Kendall Blog!

    Posted September 29, 2010
    We are announcing a new addition to the Kendall College of Art and Design web site. A blog. Yes, just like many in the rest of the world, we are entering the blogosphere with our Read More…
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