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new dean_Mark Elison Hoversten

May 6, 2016

Dr. Mark Hoversten Named Dean of NC State’s College of Design

NC State Design is in the hands of a new dean. Provost Warwick Arden announced that Dr. Mark Hoversten will assume the leadership position for the College of Design.

nikki knapp

Apr 25, 2016

Class of 2019 Caldwell Fellow

Nikki Knapp, a freshman in Art + Design, was selected as one of the NCSU Caldwell Fellows Class of 2019. This is a prestigious award for students who excel in the areas of outstanding character, leadership potential, scholarship, and dedication to service.

Bark_eLulu games

Apr 18, 2016

Design Students at Lulu eGames

Lulu eGames is the annual startup competition sponsored by, the online print-on-demand, self-publishing and distribution platform. Three College of Design students were finalists with four unique entries in three different categories.

Grad Research Symposium

Mar 25, 2016

Graduate Student Research Symposium

Thirteen students from the College of Design took part in the Eleventh Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium, where they showcased their thesis projects for the competition.

Kat_Summer in London

Mar 17, 2016

The Art of Inspiration

Learn about the amazing journey of Katherine Diuguid and how true she is to follow her passions and sharing these with others.


Mar 14, 2016

Fall 2015 Commencement Address

The Fall Commencement Address by Professor of Industrial Design Haig Khachatoorian. A creative reflection on the life of a designer and the opportunities to make an impact. Congratulations to all College of Design graduates and may you live your Designlife.

Robbie Fuller_ID Alumn

Feb 22, 2016

Achieving the Dream

Robbie Fuller, and Industrial Design alumni and Lead Design Director at ANTA, reflects on the valuable lessons he learned during his time at NC State Design, and tools for students to hone their expertise in specific skills.

Disney Imagineering

Feb 3, 2016

College of Design Students Honored at Disney Imagineering

Four students from NC State took third place in the Walt Disney Imagineering’s 25th Imaginations design competition. Their design utilized interactive media and real world character greeting experiences in a expandable, portable concept that allows guests to step into their favorite worlds.

Lauren Vance_Paris

Jan 14, 2016

‘Kung-Fu’ Designer

Lauren Vance, an Industrial Design undergraduate student, has found unique ways to tie her personal passions into her creative designs. From Cheerleading to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, her time with NC State Design has provided many learning opportunities to challenge her personal growth.

Bungsoo_to NC State

Jan 13, 2016

Byungsoo Wins GM Interactive Design Competition

Masters in Industrial Design student Byungsoo Kim has won the 2016 GM Interactive Design Competition for his entry in the product design category.


Jan 4, 2016

A Master Plan

After working in the design field for several years, Byungsoo Kim’s decision to continue his education opened the door to new opportunities for him at NC State Design.

David McCall_Ford

Oct 29, 2015

A Sketch-Monkey

Industrial Design alumni David McCall advises current students that experience is key to being a successful designer. “Whether it’s an internship, freelance, doing something for free -- it will always make a difference”.


Aug 20, 2014

Art: At the Speed of Change

North Carolina Museum of Art recently ventured into new territory with the Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed show. Intended to attract new audiences its their first large-scale exhibition focused solely on automotive design.

barry williams

Aug 20, 2014

Barry Williams, Building Characters: One Pixel [and Person] at a Time

Industrial Design and Art+Design double major Barry Williams reflects on discovering who he is as a designer, and how to be versatile with his talents.


Aug 15, 2014

Design on Demand

Aly Khalifa points out how his time at the College of Design still broadly influences his work as a product designer, due mostly to his the interdisciplinary path as a student.

Christian Holljes copy

Jul 21, 2014

Meet Christian Hölljes

Christian Hölljes joins the College of Design to help achieve multidisciplinary goals in effort to link students to business and real-world applications, and to identify joint endeavors combining innovation, design, thinking, and sustainable business management practices.