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Console made by Furniture Design student

App State furniture design program awarded $12K grant to support student scholarships Sep 24, 2020

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation has awarded $12,000 in grant funding to Appalachian State University’s 

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Two App State Interior Design Students Receive Awards At National Lighting Competition Aug 25, 2020

Two Appalachian State University Interior Design students have received national recognition for their designs in the 43rd annual 

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Students outside the IBM Design Studios

AppLab 3.0 kicks off with IBM Design Thinking workshop Sep 11, 2017

This fall, 30 Appalachian State University students enrolled in the first cohort of AppLab 3.0, a multi-disciplinary, six-credit Design Thinking... Applied Design

Alex Poorman works with a student

Interior design professor awarded Universal Design Grant Aug 11, 2017

Alex Poorman, associate professor of interior design in the Department of Applied Design at Appalachian State University, has been awarded the... Applied Design

Students at the inaugural design camp

Expanding Awareness: Appalachian hosts design camp for area youth Aug 10, 2017

For the first time, Appalachian State University design educators held a summer camp for high school students in North Carol

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Associate Professor Alex Poorman

Interior design faculty member named IIDA-Carolinas 2017 Educator of the Year Jul 14, 2017

Associate Professor of Interior Design Alex Poorman has received the Carolinas Chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA

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Student award winners pictured with Eaton representatives

Appalachian students bring home honors in international lighting design competition May 31, 2017

For the fourth year in a row, an Appalachian State University student has won first place in the annual SOURCE awards competition, hosted by... Applied Design, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

John Barton

Appalachian student receives coveted Celia Moh Scholarship May 2, 2017

John Barton, a junior industrial design major at Appalachian State University, was awarded the Celia Moh Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic... Applied Design

Jessica Lancaster's design from "The Still Movement"

Applied Design hosts “Showcase 2017” on April 23 Apr 12, 2017

The Department of Applied Design’s Apparel Design and Merchandising program will present “Showcase 2017” at Holmes Convocation C

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Sustainable products designed by Alyssa Coletti's students

Appalachian students partner with biomaterials company, build sustainable products Apr 11, 2017

Furniture designer Alyssa Coletti is determined to expand student exposure to and experience with sustainable design.

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