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Bridging Continents: A Shared Design Journey Between Appalachian State University and VSVU Jul 1, 2024

In an inspiring display of international collaboration, students from Appalachian State University's Industrial Design 3711 Product Studio 2 class and the Academy of Fine Arts and Design (VSVU) in Bratislava's PhD in Ceramics Studio have united through a shared learning experience. This partnership culminated in a remarkable exhibition showcased at the ICFF Wanted Schools, one of North America's premier international design events.

Appalachian State University Industrial Design Students Shine in Mockett's 38th Annual Design Competition Apr 11, 2024

BOONE, NC - Doug Mockett & Company, Inc. recently announced the winners of its prestigious 38th Annual Design Competition, highlighting the exceptional talents of three Industrial Design students from Appalachian State University's Department of Applied Design. This year's competition, known for celebrating innovation in furniture parts, components, accessories, and hardware, has once again demonstrated the incredible potential of upcoming designers.

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App State Alumni, Luke Southern of Fisher Marantz Stone, Named Among Light Collective's International 40 Under 40 in Lighting Design Feb 6, 2024

BOONE, NC [February 6, 2024] — Luke Southern, an App State Alumni and Senior Designer with FMS in New York City, has been recognized as one of the winners of the prestigious 40 Under 40 Lighting Design Award, an international accolade celebrating excellence in the lighting design industry.

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