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Product Design senior creates furniture line for Chicago firm

Product Design senior creates furniture line for Chicago firm

MIAD’s product design major was a good fit for Samantha Shappell’s longtime love of interior design and furniture. For the MIAD Senior Exhibition, Samantha designed a four-piece furniture line for Third Coast Interiors, a Chicago-based interior architecture and design firm. The firm recently was formed from a merger …

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TRUE Skool, MIAD partner for Designed Awareness program for teens

TRUE Skool, MIAD partner for Designed Awareness program for teens

MIAD partnered with TRUE Skool and its Designed Awareness program last spring. Students conducted research on topics based on the theme of “How Does Water Connect Us?” The students learned about their connections to water based on historical development, current issues and future issues surrounding water and the community in …

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Illustration senior designs gender-neutral clothing brand

Illustration senior designs gender-neutral clothing brand

Jessica DeRamos ‘21 (Illustration) designed a gender-neutral clothing brand for the MIAD 2021 Senior Exhibition. Jessica’s brand inspires kids to treat the world and others with kindness, and the designs center around themes of science, the outdoors and cooking. While at MIAD, Jessica completed two internships – one with a …

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Product Design senior uses campus labs to design sleep aid product collection

Product Design senior uses campus labs to design sleep aid product collection

For the MIAD 2021 Senior Exhibition, Olivia Paul ’21 (Product Design) designed a collection of sleep aid products for people who struggle with frequent nightmares. Olivia used resources on-campus in the MIAD Innovation Center, Emerging Technology Center, Printmaking Lab, 3D Lab and Sewing Lab to create her products. Olivi …

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May Mental Health Awareness Month resources

May Mental Health Awareness Month resources

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and MIAD is committed to the health and well-being of our students, faculty and staff.  Below is a list of MIAD and Milwaukee community-based wellness resources. RESOURCES FOR MIAD STUDENTS Mental health and counseling support: MIAD students can contact studentsupport@miad.edu …

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