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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 design educators held a summer camp

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) 2017 Educator of the Year award.

2016 SOURCE Award winners

Appalachian State students again take home top honors at SOURCE Awards May 18, 2016

Appalachian State University students Elizabeth Hundley, Megan Everhart and Kaitlyn Hutchens have been named SOURCE Awards winners for their...

CIDA reaffirms Interior Design accreditation Apr 25, 2016

The Council of Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) has reaffirmed accreditation of the Appalachian State Interior Design program until 2022.

Reebok Designer mentors students in Applied Design capstone course Apr 25, 2016

Fourteen lucky students are currently prototyping designs for Reebok Futures during the spring capstone course.

Industrial Design Student receives coveted Celia Moh Scholarship Apr 25, 2016

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The Industrial Design Program Celebrates 10 years Apr 6, 2016

On Saturday April 2nd, the Industrial Design Faculty welcomed over 100 guests, including 50 program alumni, to celebrate the 10 year...

Elizabeth Foster, left, and Garrett Peebles, won second place in an international design competition that focused on beverage packaging solutions.

Appalachian students place second in international industrial design competition Oct 14, 2015

BOONE—A simple class project turned into a rewarding real-world experience for two Appalachian State University industrial design majors fro

Jonathan Harb

Whiskytree visual effects founder to speak at Power of Design in October Sep 23, 2015

Jonathan Harb, CEO and creative director of the computer graphics company Whiskytree Inc., will present "From Boone to the Big Screen" at the...

Pictured are, from left, Lance Bennett, vice president of specification, Eaton; Hazel Chang, student winner; Kaitlyn Hutchens, student winner; Megan Everhart, student winner; Rebecca Hadley Catter, manager of SOURCE; and Mark Eubanks, president of Eaton’s Lighting Division.

Design students from Appalachian named 2015 SOURCE awards winners Jun 23, 2015

Power management company Eaton, a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, recently named Appalachian State University students Megan Everhart,

Rebecca Goddard furniture

Award-winning furniture design grew from a grandfather’s encouragement Jun 23, 2015

Rebecca Goddard's award-winning furniture design is as much a tribute to her late grandfather as it is an acknowledgment of her talents.

Industrial Design Student, Ian O'Hare, named the featured student designer for Groovystuff Jun 23, 2015

Ian O'Hare, a senior in the Industrial Design program, was named the featured student designer for Groovystuff, having won the most recent "...