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Department Head Tsailu Liu in the Lampe Drive space under renovation

May 4, 2021

Early Champions for the New Design Center at 111 Lampe Drive

As renovations for the Design Center at 111 Lampe Drive continue to progress, students are preparing to utilize the blank spaces for fall 2021. A key aspect of this renovation is creating collaborative studio spaces that can support the numerous studio partnerships. One of those companies, Eastman, pledged a major gift to become the first partner to name a space in the new facility.

Lampe Drive studio space

Oct 2, 2020

Finally, a Home: Industrial Design Program to Get Dedicated Space

The College of Design Industrial Design Program will get a new home after 40 years, moving into the first floor of 111 Lampe Drive.

Dream of Flight Sculpture in Global Courtyard

Feb 12, 2020

Alumnus Heath Satow’s “Dream of Flight” Sculpture moves from RDU to Global Courtyard

In summer 2018, sculptor and NC State College of Design alumnus Heath Satow (BEDA, ’91) posted a call for help on Facebook. He had just moved from Los Angeles to Ogden, Utah, when he was contacted by the RDU Airport Authority, saying that his Dream of Flight sculpture (his first large-scale public sculpture commission in 2004) had to be removed from the general aviation terminal. Over two thousand miles away, Satow was hoping that a friend in Raleigh would come to his aid.

Virtual MLK Presentation on Saturday, February 15

Feb 12, 2020

Virtual MLK Speech created by Derek Ham and Victoria Gallagher Comes to Hunt Library on Feb. 15

Be a part of Civil Rights history at the Hunt Library on Saturday, Feb. 15. with a full day of free, public events featuring a virtual reality experience of one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s most iconic speeches. Other events include a choral performance, family activities, guided tours, and a community discussion on advocacy.

talley student union interior

Jan 16, 2020

Talley Student Union Named Marquee Green Building

This hallmark building on campus has received another sustainability honor.

Katie Brooks Ginkgo Leaf Painting

Dec 13, 2019

Katie Brooks Transforms Fallen Leaves into Breathtaking Artwork

The world is your canvas. Meet Katie Brooks, a senior in the Art + Design program at the NC State College of Design with a minor in Arts Entrepreneurship from the NC State Department of Music. Katie regularly uses all kinds of leaves as her canvas — but it was actually a tree on campus by Park Shops that first inspired her to pick up a leaf to paint.