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The students at the COD don’t design with just talent alone. They design with endless compassion, tenacity and grit.

Thank you @abc11_wtvd for featuring our Freedom by Design students and highlighting their incredible work at the Governor Morehead School for the Visually Impaired ❤️🛝

The students at the COD don’t design with just talent alone. They design with endless compassion, tenacity and grit.

Thank you @abc11_wtvd for featuring our Freedom by Design students and highlighting their incredible work at the Governor Morehead School for the Visually Impaired ❤️🛝
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Iyare Oronsaye is currently the director and assistant professor of the animation and illustration program at @northwesternmn as well as a student practitioner in the College of Design’s Doctor of Design (DDes) program. He is a self-described digital native with ten-plus years of experience as a senior digital artist, executive director, and educator who specializes in virtual reality, 3D animation and game design.

As a professor and student practitioner, Oronsaye actively contributes to diverse viewpoints, provides opportunities for artistic growth, advocates for departmental collaboration and works to foster a culture of creative excellence.

Throughout his time as a DDes student, his research has involved designing a fully-funded production cohort for underrepresented animators and game designers. He also aims to demonstrate how inclusivity within this industry may improve ingenuity, race relations and artistic expression.

Iyare Oronsaye is currently the director and assistant professor of the animation and illustration program at @northwesternmn as well as a student practitioner in the College of Design’s Doctor of Design (DDes) program. He is a self-described digital native with ten-plus years of experience as a senior digital artist, executive director, and educator who specializes in virtual reality, 3D animation and game design.

As a professor and student practitioner, Oronsaye actively contributes to diverse viewpoints, provides opportunities for artistic growth, advocates for departmental collaboration and works to foster a culture of creative excellence.

Throughout his time as a DDes student, his research has involved designing a fully-funded production cohort for underrepresented animators and game designers. He also aims to demonstrate how inclusivity within this industry may improve ingenuity, race relations and artistic expression.
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Director of the Natural Learning Initiative, Dr. Deepti Adlakha’s latest research work was recently published as part of The Lancet Global Health Series on Urban Design, Transport and Health. 


“Our team developed a scalable framework with standardized methods and open-source tools that can be used by other cities to benchmark and monitor progress towards being healthy and sustainable,” says Dr. Adlakha. “This framework offers a roadmap for city leaders to act quickly, plan for future urban growth, and provide equitable infrastructure, services, and amenities.”


Read the full story in our bio.

Director of the Natural Learning Initiative, Dr. Deepti Adlakha’s latest research work was recently published as part of The Lancet Global Health Series on Urban Design, Transport and Health.

“Our team developed a scalable framework with standardized methods and open-source tools that can be used by other cities to benchmark and monitor progress towards being healthy and sustainable,” says Dr. Adlakha. “This framework offers a roadmap for city leaders to act quickly, plan for future urban growth, and provide equitable infrastructure, services, and amenities.”

Read the full story in our bio.
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🚗 🚌 🚛 We're driving toward better design. Well, kind of.

Graphic design students at the College of Design partnered with @redhatinc to create solutions for a world dominated by driverless vehicles.

Throughout the studio, students had to imagine a future in which the public no longer had access to personal vehicles. 

Then, they had to ideate how autonomous vehicles can fit into various human factors such as family needs, career specializations and security concerns.

Read about the project, see the work, and learn more about the power of sponsored studios at NC State: Link in bio.

🚗 🚌 🚛 We're driving toward better design. Well, kind of.

Graphic design students at the College of Design partnered with @redhatinc to create solutions for a world dominated by driverless vehicles.

Throughout the studio, students had to imagine a future in which the public no longer had access to personal vehicles.

Then, they had to ideate how autonomous vehicles can fit into various human factors such as family needs, career specializations and security concerns.

Read about the project, see the work, and learn more about the power of sponsored studios at NC State: Link in bio.
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It might be summer, but mentally we are still here.

You can be too - the @ncsuart2wear photo galleries are now live. Link in bio to view and download. 💃📸

It might be summer, but mentally we are still here.

You can be too - the @ncsuart2wear photo galleries are now live. Link in bio to view and download. 💃📸
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