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Industrial Design Senior wins 2019 Furniture Design Competition Aug 26, 2019

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Applied Design students participate in WantedDesign Schools Workshop Aug 21, 2019

Every May, WantedDesign presents a unique program, bringing a group of students from international design schools together to participate in the Design Schools Workshop.

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

Industrial Design Students place in the 2014 Retail and Health Innovation Challenge Nov 17, 2014

For the second year in a row, Appalachian State Industrial Design Majors place in the Retail and Health Innovation Challenge hosted by Wake...

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Award-winning furniture design grew from a grandfather's encouragement Oct 28, 2014

BOONE—Rebecca Goddard’s award-winning furniture design is as much a tribute to her late grandfather as it is an acknowledgment of her

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Pushing the Limits of Visualization Sep 24, 2014

A team headed by Dr Johnny Waters out of Appalachian State University has been working on Assembling the Echinoderm of Life (AEToL), a project...

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Class design project leads to cash award, patent application and potential business May 5, 2014

BOONE—A design for a therapeutic glove that could help improve dexterity and grip strength for children and adults has resulted in a $15,000

Design Students Exhibit work in Milan, Italy Apr 14, 2014

BOONE—Five students from the Industrial Design/Furniture Design Program at Appalachian State University are exhibiting their work at the Mil

Appalachian State University's 8th Annual Chair Competition Jan 15, 2014

Appalachian State University's Chair Competition is a chair design and fabrication competition organized to promote and encourage the exploration...

Riley Keen and Nathan McCracken place 3rd in Retail Innovation Challenge

Students compete and place 3rd in Retail Innovation Challenge Nov 20, 2013

WINSTON-SALEM—Hatchlings, a student business team from Appalachian State University, finished third in the Wake Forest University School of

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Alumna Jim Kershaw is Honored with A' Design Award Jun 3, 2013

Earlier this year Jim Kershaw (C/O '10) was awarded a prestiguous honor.

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Rall Secures Generous Donation for Industrial Design Feb 15, 2013

In the fall of 2012, Michael Rall was able to secure a generous donation for the Industrial Design Program within the Department of Technology...