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April 29, 2016
'Dissatisfaction is a core driver that keeps me coming in every day'
As chief designer officer at California-based Sound United, Michael DiTullo oversees product design and branding for the company’s three audio brands: Polk, Definitive and Boom. His team is a collaborative where he keeps his skills sharp by making product sketches alongside colleagues and letting the best sketch win.
A 1998 graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, DiTullo spent a semester of his senior year at CIA to broaden his education and focus on transportation design. It was a seminal experience, he said, that led to long-term friendships. DiTullo visited CIA during the 2016 Spring Shows, where he offered feedback...continue reading
May 06, 2015
Professor Judith Salomon retiring to studio after teaching 37 years
Ceramics chair described as nurturing and patient but firm more
May 01, 2015
Senior named one of the top five student designers in U.S.
Geemay Chia wins merit award from prestigious Industrial Designers Society of America more
April 30, 2015
Interior Architecture students turn countertops into couture for charity fashion show
Student team competes against professional designers at Cleveland Museum of Art event more
April 28, 2015
CIA student's furniture design chosen for MOCA Cleveland
Third student-designed piece to be installed in contemporary art museum more
April 27, 2015
Three faculty, seven alumni recognized with Ohio excellence awards
April 22, 2015
Cleveland and CIA named destinations by national publications
Seven (and counting) national publications and websites place Cleveland on their must-visit lists more