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Packaging Concept by Liz Waters

Former Industrial Design student finishes as runner-up in Paperboard Packaging Alliance Student Design Competition Nov 30, 2017

Last spring, Liz Waters, now an Appalachian State University alumna from Cary, NC competed in the Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) Student Design Challenge to design an interactive package for...

Department of Applied Design hosts 2017 Interior Design Educators Council Conference Oct 31, 2017

The Appalachian State Department of Applied Design hosted the 2017 South Regional Conference for the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) this month.

Associate Professor Alex Poorman, who was recently awarded the IFDA Education Foundation's Irma Dobkin Universal Design Grant, works with second year student Alanna Wilson. Photo by Meghan McCandless

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 International Furnishing and Design Association (...

Group Photo, Design Camp Participants and Instructors

Expanding Awareness Aug 11, 2017

For the first time, Appalachian State University...

Associate Professor Alex Poorman was named 2017 Educator of the Year by the Carolinas Chapter of the International Interior Design Association. Photo submitted by Alex Poorman

Interior design faculty member named IIDA-Carolinas 2017 Educator of the Year Jul 18, 2017

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

Appalachian student winners Emma Morris, Hazel Chang and Elizabeth Hundley at the SOURCE awards ceremony with Eaton representatives Lance Bennett, Rebecca Hadley-Catter and Brad Paine. Photo submitted by Karin Martin

Appalachian students bring home honors in international lighting design competition Jul 18, 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...

Ribbon Cutting for new Broyhill Commons

Interior Design Undergraduate Students Re-design Broyhill Commons Apr 19, 2017

On January 21, 2016 Sarah Dickert, Caroline Malak and Madeleine McKenzie received an offer to partake in the redesign of Broyhill Commons located...

Rickey Bell, Myers Welborn and Nathan Haeme holding their trophies.

Industrial Design students awarded top honors in product design competition Feb 14, 2017

Appalachian State University industrial design seniors Rickey Bell of Davie County, Myers Welborn of Lexington and Nathan Haeme of Boone each...

Students and Faculty

Industrial Design completes sponsored studio with WestRock Jan 19, 2017

This past fall semester the Industrial Design program partnered with WestRock® to create innovative new packaging concepts.

Students and faculty at the PAVE gala in New York

Interior Design design students take home awards in international PAVE competition Jan 12, 2017

Four seniors enrolled in the Department of Applied Design’s Interior Design Program have received top honors in the Planning and Visual Educ

Industrial Design Professional Portfolio Review Nov 8, 2016

On October 29th Appalachian State University’s Industrial Design program and IDSA student club hosted an annual regional portfoli