Items Tagged with 'Kendall College of Art and Design'


Entrepreneur’s wand invention offers freedom

After a back injury, Holland native devises tool to help limited-mobility individuals gain independence.

August 2, 2019
A car crash in 2006 left Deb Tacoma housebound with a broken back, dependent on others to help her with personal hygiene while she remained immobile in a turtle shell brace. Read More

College names winners of international sustainability competition

June 7, 2019
The winners have been chosen for an international student competition focused on sustainable solutions for environmental issues. Read More

Gallery and studio owners find their footing

Kendall College grads grow in South Division live-work space through diversified business model.

May 4, 2018
Matthew Provoast and Erika Townsley bonded in art school because they enjoy working in nonstandard ways. Read More

Kendall College design students learn from the pros

Class collaborates with professionals from Grand Rapids Ophthalmology to design eyewear.

December 8, 2017
Luke Davis, a senior design student at Kendall College of Art and Design, had the opportunity to present eyewear designs to experts from Grand Rapids Ophthalmology. Read More

College launches digital art and design program

September 19, 2017
A local college has converted its former digital media major into a broader degree program. Read More

Design tenets apply regardless of size

Visbeen Architects’ Matt Gerard speaks to professional architects, Kendall students.

September 23, 2016
Matt Gerard believes the design process is the same, no matter the scale of the project. Read More

College and nonprofit partner on downtown pop-up shop

September 23, 2016
A downtown college and a local nonprofit are teaming up on the first weekend of ArtPrize to open a pop-up shop that will feature upcycled goods. Read More

Change Ups: Students’ fashion exhibit draws historical inspiration

July 29, 2016
The Grand Rapids Public Museum partnered with Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University’s Pamella Roland DeVos School of Fashion to open a new fashion exhibit, Inspired Style. Read More

KCAD architecture students follow a new blueprint

Director helps shape a master’s program with local focus, global perspective.

July 1, 2016
The Grand Rapids architectural community has been waiting for its first class of architects to graduate from a master’s program for nearly 30 years, and they finally crossed the stage in May. Read More

Collegiate teams secure $40K for entrepreneurial ideas

April 6, 2016
Sustainability and alternative transportation ideas landed the top prizes at the annual MWest Challenge competition. Read More