Program News

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 consider.

Program News, Student Spotlights

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.

Program News, Student Spotlights

College of Fine and Applied Art's IDEXlab entry selected as a 2020 winner for Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program May 21, 2020

Five winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2020 ... Faculty Spotlights, Program News

App State sophomore wins top prize in 2019–20 Otto Zenke Student Design Competition Apr 23, 2020

Isaac Wood, a sophomore interior design major at Appalachian State University from Smyrna, South Carolina, has been named the first-place winner... Student Spotlights, Program News

Social Kiosk

Interior Design Studio 1 Social Kiosk Designs accepted into Appstate's 2020 Climate Stories Showcase: Digital Exhibition Apr 19, 2020

Appstate Interior Design Studio 1 student's "Social Kiosk" designs were accepted to the ... Program News, Student Spotlights

Senior Madeline Myatt recognized by IDFA as a Rising Star Dec 18, 2019

Senior Madeline Myatt recognized by IDFA as a Rising Star in High Point, North Carolina.

Student Spotlights, Program News
Laney and Cat

Interior Design students present at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium Dec 18, 2019

Seniors Cat McDiarmid and Laney Branch present their research for their Interior Design Senior Capstone Projects on November 23, 2019 at the 

Student Spotlights, Program News
Alex Poorman, 2019 IIDA Carolinas Educator of the Year

Interior design faculty member named IIDA-Carolinas 2019 Educator of the Year Oct 7, 2019


Faculty Spotlights, Program News
Hannah Downs

Alumna Hannah Downs awarded IIDA Carolinas Chapter Shining Star award for 2019 Oct 7, 2019


Alumni Spotlights, Program News
The Container Store Design

Appalachian Interior Design team’s design fabricated by store fixture manufacturer Grand + Benedicts and put on exhibit at the 2019 GlobalShop Sep 23, 2019

The Container Store is well-versed in maximizing space—especially where said space is limited. One example is dorm rooms.

Student Spotlights, Program News