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Group Photo from Design Camp 2018

Appalachian hosts design camp for area youth Aug 16, 2018

For three days in July, 15 high school students from Watauga and Ashe Counties came together for a unique experience hosted by Appalachian State...

The Future People: Creating Public Imagination [The Delaware Contemporary] Aug 10, 2018

Methods for transportation have played a part in the human experience for centuries, from horse and buggy, to cars, to airplanes, to the future...

Students in assistant professor Cameron Van Dyke's design studio built new furniture for the Moses Cone Manor mini-theater with funding from Dr. Beth Davison's Chancellor's Innovation Scholars grant. Photo courtesy of Dr. Beth Davison

Appalachian students design furniture for Moses Cone Manor Aug 10, 2018

Industrial design students at Appalachian State University have left a lasting legacy at the Moses Cone Manor on the Blue Ridge Parkway near...

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