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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 (...

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Expanding Awareness Aug 11, 2017

For the first time, Appalachian State University design educators held a summer camp

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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.

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Appalachian students bring home honors in international lighting design competition May 31, 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...

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Interior Design Undergraduate Students Re-design Broyhill Commons Apr 20, 2017

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

rom left, student Elizabeth Hundley, Applied Design Department Chair Brian Davies, student Emma White, student Rebecca Ballard, PAVE President Harry Cunningham, Assistant Professor Hessam Ghamari, student Katie Taylor, and Managing Director of PAVE Dash Nagel at the PAVE gala in New York City on Dec. 7. Photo courtesy of Hessam Ghamar

Appalachian design students take home awards at international competition Feb 15, 2017

Four seniors enrolled in the Department of Applied Design's Interior Design Program at Appalachian State University have received top honors in...

Presentation at EDRA 47

Faculty and students present at EDRA 47 in Raleigh May 25, 2016

Dr. Hessam Ghamari, Mitzi Cook and Dr.

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...

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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.

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Hubbell Lighting Partners with Appalachian State University to Enlighten Interior Design Students Jun 19, 2014

With great appreciation to Hubbell Lighting Companies for their generous donation of thousands of dollars in light fixtures and consulting...