Student Spotlights

Interior Design Students receive 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention in the 2023 ASID Carolinas Otto Zenke Student Design Awards
May 23, 2023

Each year, the Otto Zenke Student Design competition asks students to design an awe-inspiring project based on certain criteria for the judges to cons...

Retrofit Housing Team Wins Their Division at Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Finals in Colorado
May 23, 2023

The Appalachian State student team competing in the retrofit housing division at the finals for the Solar Decathlon Design Challenge won their divisio...

Lillie Bell Award Winner

Architectural Justice awards Interior Design student Lillie Bell on being the very first recipient of our Elizabeth Olson Legacy Scholarship
Aug 19, 2022

"CONGRATULATIONS to Lillie Bell from North Carolina on being the very first recipient of our Elizabeth Olson Legacy Scholarship! We chose Lillie becau...

Interior Design Students receive 1st, 2nd, and Honorable Mention in the ASID Carolinas Otto Zenke Student Design Awards
Jul 6, 2022

The 2022-2023 Otto Zenke Student Design Award Winners were announced on March 19 at Camp North End, Charlotte, NC, during the 2022 Student Day. Congra...

Interior Design Rising Senior Mia Gronemeyer's Team takes Third Place in the IIDA Student Design Charette at Neocon
Jul 6, 2022

(Photo by Christopher Dilts). “It was an honor to attend the IIDA student design charette and represent Appalachian State! It’s beautiful how stud...

Interior Design Senior Isaac Wood Receives the IIDA Carolinas 2022 Shining Star Award!
Jul 6, 2022

Senior Isaac Wood was awarded the IIDA Carolinas Chapter Shining Star Award for 2022. Isaac Wood  | Class of 2022B.S in Interior Design with...


Interior Design students present at the 2021 National Conference for Undergraduate Research
Oct 21, 2021

Seniors Elizabeth Gibson and Kelsi Kanoy, present their research for their Interior Design Senior Capstone Projects on April 12, 2021 at the Nati...

Photo by Anna Danielle Photography

Vivian Grace Dudley, Appalachian State University Interior Design student named Broyhill Family Foundation scholarship winner for 2021
Oct 4, 2021

(Photo by Anna Danielle Photography)HIGH POINT — The Bienenstock Furniture Library concluded its inaugural Future Designers Summit, held S...

Nine Studio I Student's Social Kiosk Designs Selected for Appstate's 2021 Climate Stories Showcase
Apr 27, 2021

Appstate Interior Design Studio 1 student's "Social Kiosk" designs were accepted to the Appstate 2021 Climate Stories Showcase: Digital Exhibitio...

Interior Design Senior Carly Lawing Receives the IIDA Carolinas 2020 Shining Star Award!
Apr 2, 2021

Senior Carly Lawing was awarded the IIDA Carolinas Chapter Shining Star Award for 2020. Carly Lawing will be graduating in May of 2021 with a B.S...