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  • Kendall Alumni in the Big Apple and the Windy City

    Posted January 17, 2012 in AlumniEvents
    We know our alumni are all over the world, and I wish we could hold “News & Schmooze” events for everyone. But that is not to be, so I will share with you a recap of our last two events. You can imagine my excitement when I was told we were invited by George Beylerian of Material ConneXion to hold the November News & Schmooze event in their Madison Avenue showroom in New York City. What a rare opportunity! Two Kendall alumnae work in the Material ConneXion libraries. Lauren Mitus, a graduate of the Interior Design program started as an intern and worked her way into a staff position where she keeps all the materials organized and refreshed in showrooms in all parts on the world. Elizabeth Peterson, another Interior Design alum, is a library assistant at Material ConneXion. Both of these designers are truly inspired by their NYC surroundings and like that their positions are a creative extension to the typical path for interior designers. A group of alumni and special guest Susan Szenasy, Editor-in-Chief of Metropolis magazine, filled the space with lively conversations, and Dr. Evans delivered a report on current Kendall facilities, Read More…
  • Tracking the Trend in the Furniture Industry

    Posted December 12, 2011
    A panel of top-notch folks in the Furniture Industry gathered right before Thanksgiving to share their expertise with the students at Kendall College of Art and Read More…
  • Cartoonists enthrall Kendall Students

    Posted December 6, 2011
    Recently cartoon creators and Kendall alums, Adam Withers and Comfort Love (they are married and yes, that is her real name) regaled a room full  of Kendall College of Art and Read More…
  • Time is a Brisk Wind

    Posted November 21, 2011
    Mariel Versluis, an associate professor at Kendall College of Art and Design, started her gallery talk on November 17 with a bold statement. “Going on sabbatical got me to be Read More…
  • From Barefoot Madonna to Maggie the Ripper

    Posted November 7, 2011
      Looking at works of art in historical context, examining the details, and hearing the backstories leaves me hungry to learn more. Such was the case on Wednesday, November Read More…
  • Interior Design Students Focus on Networking at Career Day

    Posted October 24, 2011
      “Be careful about what you post on Facebook” was one of the bits of advice Deb Bailey, Director of Corporate Relations,  Steelcase Inc., gave to Read More…
  • “Then Again, Maybe Not”

    Posted October 20, 2011
    “Then Again, Maybe Not” is the title of the current exhibit in the Kendall Gallery at Kendall College of Art and Design.  Three Chicago based artists Read More…
  • Vimeo ArtPrize: A Crowdsourcing Experiment

    Posted October 11, 2011 in AlumniAward WinnersClasses & PresentationsEvents
    “The files are rendering.” Although there’s no hard proof, it seems there is an unwritten law in digital media that the closer one is to the deadline, the longer Read More…
  • Kendall Participates in ArtPrize in a Big Way

    Posted October 3, 2011 in Events
    I had a funny experience last week. I was outside the front door of Kendall College of Art and Design with my photo teacher and a classmate, working on learning how to do depth of Read More…
  • Reed Kroloff Shares Great Stories

    Posted September 27, 2011 in Events
    What do a three mile park in the sky, a Trojan horse like ladder system for peering into gated communities, a platform to climb over a fence to access a closed public park Read More…
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