Curricular collaborations with Milwaukee organizations offer professional experiences to MIAD students

Each year, MIAD collaborates with corporate and nonprofit partners on a variety of curricular projects to enhance students’ real-world, professional experiences while providing invaluable intellectual property and products to our partners.

Jess Schindler

Projects span all majors, but in the Spring 2019 semester alone, Illustration and Communication Design departments worked with several organizations. Here are the highlights:

Colectivo Coffee – students created new coffee cup designs; four winners were chosen to have their designs on cups at area locations for one month.

Trusted Media Brands – students created illustrations to accompany stories in Country Woman and Reminisce Extra magazines; winning will be published in the magazines.

Fromm Family Foods – students designed posters for Fromm Petfest; the winner’s poster will besold at the event in September 2019 and student designs will be on view at the event.

88Nine Radio Milwaukee – students designed logos and other materials for specific 88Nine Radio Milwaukee programs; winners’ work will be used in summer promotional campaigns.

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin – students designed t-shirts for this nonprofit; the organization is selling the winner’s t-shirt design online


Read more about each collaboration.

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