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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 National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NC

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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 Exhibition on Instagram.

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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.

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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 

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Blitz Build

Interior Design student Kayla McDougle volunteers with Habitat for Humanity Oct 7, 2019

One of the reasons I chose Appalachian was because the interior design program doesn’t just focus on design but also includes the

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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.

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Cat McDiarmid

Interior Design student wins undergraduate research poster for the Student Summit poster competition Sep 23, 2019

Appalachian senior Catherine McDiarmid, an interior design major from Pittsboro, with the winning research poster in the undergraduate category... Student Spotlights, Program News

From left, associate professor Alex Poorman, interior design seniors Cassie Hutchens and Caroline DiBerto, and Applied Design Department Chair Brian Davies at the PAVE gala in New York City on Dec. 5. Photo credit @PAVE and @marcelacussolin

Appalachian State University students awarded honorable mention at international design competition Feb 25, 2019

Caroline DiBerto and Cassie Hutchens, both seniors enrolled in Appalachian’s Department of Applied Design interior design program, have rece

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Student wins 2018 SOURCE Award for Turkish restaurant lighting design Jun 6, 2018

Ally Mangini, an interior design student at Appalachian State University in North Carolina, won a 2018 SOURCE Award for her lighting design... Student Spotlights, Program News

Emma Morris, a senior interior design major, took home top honors at the 2017 PAVE student design competition. Photo submitted

Interior Design Student takes home honors in International 2017 PAVE competition Feb 6, 2018

Emma Morris, a senior enrolled in the Department of Applied Design's interior design program, has received top honors in the Planning and Visual... Student Spotlights, Program News

Appalachian student winners Emma Morris, Hazel Chang and Elizabeth Hundley at the SOURCE awards ceremony with Eaton representatives Lance Bennett, Rebecca Hadley-Catter and Brad Paine. Photo submitted by Karin Martin

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... Student Spotlights, Program News