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Outer Circle is Art Center’s alumni publication and features alumni-driven content and stories. Produced by Art Center’s Office of Alumni Relations and the Marketing and Communications Department, the Fall 2008 issue is Outer Circle’s inaugural digital issue.  If you have story ideas for inclusion in future Outer Circle publications, please contact the Alumni Relations office at 626.396.2305 or email alumni@artcenter.edu.


Editorial Director
Vanessa Silberman

Design Director Steve Sieler

Kristine Bowne, Matt O’Brien

Lara Warren, Sasha Watson

Design Paul Gillis

Web site production
Chuck Spangler

Cover Illustration
Josh Cochran, ILLU ‘05

Director's Letter

Welcome to the inaugural digital issue of Art Center’s alumni publication, Outer Circle. You will find many new features in this digital format, including interactive video content and an ability to post comments online. The theme of Outer Circle 11 explores the future of transportation design—which is fitting considering Art Center is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Transportation Design Department in recognition of the year Strother MacMinn joined the College. Outer Circle 11 looks at the evolution of the Department and also features interviews of alumni working in the Transportation Design field. Additionally, we look at how Art Center is leading the dialogue on sustainable mobility through the creation of an annual Summit, and how the College is at the forefront of design research through the innovative Colors, Materials & Trends Exploration Laboratory.

As you may know, there have been some changes at the College this year, and yet the qualities that make the Art Center experience so unique and transformative remain. Art Center College of Design is filled with dedicated, incredible faculty and passionate, talented students from around the world. I’ve asked alumnus and faculty member Ramone Munoz (MFA FAPT ’90, ADVT ’77), who is celebrating his 40th year of involvement with the College and who also serves as chair of Legacy Circle, to share his thoughts on Art Center then and now.

We hope you enjoy this new, enhanced Outer Circle and we thank you for your involvement with the Art Center community. For more information on the programs and resources offered by Alumni Relations, please visit our alumni Web site: www.artcenter.edu/alumni.

Kristine Bowne

Kristine Bowne
Director, Alumni Relations

Kristine Bowne, Director, Alumni Relations

Kristine Bowne
Director of Alumni Relations