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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
June 24, 2014
CIA students' "Alice" illustrations on view at CWRU's library
Colorful illustrations were inspired by local book collection more
June 18, 2014
CIA names internationally acclaimed designer to faculty
Award-winning designer Deng brings international contacts more
June 04, 2014
A typical student design experience? Not even close!
Design Center course connects CIA students to real companies with real design problems to solve more
May 30, 2014
CIA president calls for cultural policy in Cleveland
Raids on two recent gallery openings point to a need for coordinated effort to promote... more
May 30, 2014
Transformed: reflections on CIA's 2014 Commencement
Painting professor reflects on art, teaching, and 'lives changed forever' more
May 22, 2014
CIA in NYC
Annual pilgrimage immerses students in the New York City art world more