CCS is producing outstanding graduates for the jobs and industries of the future, fostering innovation, providing educational opportunity to inner-city students and expanding Detroit’s creative economy. CCS believes design is at the core of business, our economy and Detroit’s revitalization. Its curriculum reinforces design isn’t just aesthetic styling, but it is a methodology for solving social problems and addressing human needs. It can improve products, services and systems and contribute to a better quality of life for all. CCS’ programs support industry standards and are a feeder into the creative economy. At a time when creativity is one of the most critically needed capabilities in society and when cities all over the world are investing in creative industries to propel economic growth, Detroit City of Design has an invaluable asset in CCS.