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Meet Matt Blanding!

He's this week's #DesignIdentitiesNCState featured student and hosted the interview with Tim Allen @airbnb.

Matt is a second year student in industrial design. In his free time, he loves to design furniture, cook, and take road trips with his puppy. 

He aspires to design for a tooling and hardware company such as Lowe’s, Husqvarna, or Dewalt, and lives by the motto: “It’s okay if life gets hard because the best diamonds are made under the greatest amounts of pressure!” 

If you haven't checked out the conversation between Matt and Tim, there's still time! Visit the Design Identities website for the full story - link in bio.

Meet Matt Blanding!

He's this week's #DesignIdentitiesNCState featured student and hosted the interview with Tim Allen @airbnb.

Matt is a second year student in industrial design. In his free time, he loves to design furniture, cook, and take road trips with his puppy.

He aspires to design for a tooling and hardware company such as Lowe’s, Husqvarna, or Dewalt, and lives by the motto: “It’s okay if life gets hard because the best diamonds are made under the greatest amounts of pressure!”

If you haven't checked out the conversation between Matt and Tim, there's still time! Visit the Design Identities website for the full story - link in bio.
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Meet Jasmyn Byrd!

She's this week's #DesignIdentitiesNCState featured student and hosted the interview with Edwin Harris @evokestudioarch.

Jasmyn is a third-year M.Arch. student. Her research interests are in the geopolitical economy of urbanization, urban-rural transformations, and intersections between race and architecture. 

After graduating, Jasmyn aspires to pursue a focus on public interest design by designing sustainable structures for underserved and at-risk populations.

If you haven't checked out the interview with Jasmyn and Edwin, there's still time! Visit the Design Identities website for the full story - link in bio.

Meet Jasmyn Byrd!

She's this week's #DesignIdentitiesNCState featured student and hosted the interview with Edwin Harris @evokestudioarch.

Jasmyn is a third-year M.Arch. student. Her research interests are in the geopolitical economy of urbanization, urban-rural transformations, and intersections between race and architecture.

After graduating, Jasmyn aspires to pursue a focus on public interest design by designing sustainable structures for underserved and at-risk populations.

If you haven't checked out the interview with Jasmyn and Edwin, there's still time! Visit the Design Identities website for the full story - link in bio.
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Fan of the College of Design? Then we need your voice!

We are looking for social media ambassadors for North Carolina State University #GivingPack on 3.24.21.

By choosing to help as a social media ambassador, you have the power to help the college demonstrate the impact that additional funding can have on scholarships and resources for our students, faculty and staff.

As a social media ambassador, we are asking you to:
1. Participate in fun and creative challenges.
2. Share your personal story as a designer.
3. Encourage others to support the College of Design.

Join us on March 1, 2021 at noon for a live orientation + Q&A on how we can use our collective voices to make our college and community stronger: link in bio

@ncstatealumni #NCStateDesign

Fan of the College of Design? Then we need your voice!

We are looking for social media ambassadors for North Carolina State University #GivingPack on 3.24.21.

By choosing to help as a social media ambassador, you have the power to help the college demonstrate the impact that additional funding can have on scholarships and resources for our students, faculty and staff.

As a social media ambassador, we are asking you to:
1. Participate in fun and creative challenges.
2. Share your personal story as a designer.
3. Encourage others to support the College of Design.

Join us on March 1, 2021 at noon for a live orientation + Q&A on how we can use our collective voices to make our college and community stronger: link in bio

@ncstatealumni #NCStateDesign
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From @climate_xchange: 

Kofi Boone is a University Faculty Scholar and Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (@ncstatelar) at NC State University in the College of Design. 

He is a Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan. Kofi’s work explores the intersection of landscape architecture and environmental justice with specializations in democratic design, digital media, and interpreting cultural landscapes.

He was recently interviewed Ava Gallo from the State Climate Policy Network (SCPN) on the importance of community-led design in creating just and livable cities. Link in bio!

From @climate_xchange:

Kofi Boone is a University Faculty Scholar and Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (@ncstatelar) at NC State University in the College of Design.

He is a Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan. Kofi’s work explores the intersection of landscape architecture and environmental justice with specializations in democratic design, digital media, and interpreting cultural landscapes.

He was recently interviewed Ava Gallo from the State Climate Policy Network (SCPN) on the importance of community-led design in creating just and livable cities. Link in bio!
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Meet RJ Washington!

He's this week's #DesignIdentitiesNCState featured student and hosted a wonderful interview with Charles Harbison [BAD '04] of @hrbsn.

RJ is a Junior in Art & Design, studying animation and interactive design. He has a passion for writing, game design and graphic design, as well as an interest in coding. 

RJ hopes to use these skills to become a compelling storyteller. As a young Black creative, his goal is to amplify the voices of POC and tell their stories in innovative ways. 

If you haven't checked out their interview, there's still time! Visit the Design Identities website for the full story - link in bio

Meet RJ Washington!

He's this week's #DesignIdentitiesNCState featured student and hosted a wonderful interview with Charles Harbison [BAD '04] of @hrbsn.

RJ is a Junior in Art & Design, studying animation and interactive design. He has a passion for writing, game design and graphic design, as well as an interest in coding.

RJ hopes to use these skills to become a compelling storyteller. As a young Black creative, his goal is to amplify the voices of POC and tell their stories in innovative ways.

If you haven't checked out their interview, there's still time! Visit the Design Identities website for the full story - link in bio
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Meet Jemima Liteli!

She's this week's #DesignIdentitiesNCState featured student and hosted this week's interview with Renee Seward.

Jemima is a third year student in the Bachelor of Graphic Design program. Her passions include UX/UI design, logo design, and branding. 

She also takes an active role in speaking out about social justice issues and uses the interpersonal skills she has learned in the program to do just that. Her goals for the future involve using her talents and influence as a woman of color to better her community. 

If you haven't checked out their interview, there's still time! Visit the Design Identities website for the full story - link in bio

Meet Jemima Liteli!

She's this week's #DesignIdentitiesNCState featured student and hosted this week's interview with Renee Seward.

Jemima is a third year student in the Bachelor of Graphic Design program. Her passions include UX/UI design, logo design, and branding.

She also takes an active role in speaking out about social justice issues and uses the interpersonal skills she has learned in the program to do just that. Her goals for the future involve using her talents and influence as a woman of color to better her community.

If you haven't checked out their interview, there's still time! Visit the Design Identities website for the full story - link in bio
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Project: "SeeType"
by Renee Seward [MGD '07] @seeworddesign

"SeeType is the first dynamic phonetic font that harnesses variable font technology to teach phonetics while in the context of reading.

SeeType cues you to hearing the sounds associated to letters. For example, if you were reading onscreen and could not remember what sound the letter "p" made, simply rollover the letter and the letter will morph into familiar images. 

Saying the images aloud cues you to hearing the sound associated with the letter. Peach, Penguin, Pig - the common sound is /p/."

See more of Renee's featured work on the Design Identities website - link in bio!

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Do you have a message to share about design through a BIPOC lens?

Share your unique experiences, ideas, thoughts and work when you post on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Tag #DesignIdentitiesNCState and @ncstatedesign when you post to be a part of the conversation.

@ncstatealumni @ncstate

Project: "SeeType"
by Renee Seward [MGD '07] @seeworddesign

"SeeType is the first dynamic phonetic font that harnesses variable font technology to teach phonetics while in the context of reading.

SeeType cues you to hearing the sounds associated to letters. For example, if you were reading onscreen and could not remember what sound the letter "p" made, simply rollover the letter and the letter will morph into familiar images.

Saying the images aloud cues you to hearing the sound associated with the letter. Peach, Penguin, Pig - the common sound is /p/."

See more of Renee's featured work on the Design Identities website - link in bio!

--

Do you have a message to share about design through a BIPOC lens?

Share your unique experiences, ideas, thoughts and work when you post on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Tag #DesignIdentitiesNCState and @ncstatedesign when you post to be a part of the conversation.

@ncstatealumni @ncstate
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Meet Matt Blanding!

He's this week's #DesignIdentitiesNCState featured student and hosted the interview with Tim Allen @airbnb.

Matt is a second year student in industrial design. In his free time, he loves to design furniture, cook, and take road trips with his puppy. 

He aspires to design for a tooling and hardware company such as Lowe’s, Husqvarna, or Dewalt, and lives by the motto: “It’s okay if life gets hard because the best diamonds are made under the greatest amounts of pressure!” 

If you haven't checked out the conversation between Matt and Tim, there's still time! Visit the Design Identities website for the full story - link in bio.
Meet Jasmyn Byrd!

She's this week's #DesignIdentitiesNCState featured student and hosted the interview with Edwin Harris @evokestudioarch.

Jasmyn is a third-year M.Arch. student. Her research interests are in the geopolitical economy of urbanization, urban-rural transformations, and intersections between race and architecture. 

After graduating, Jasmyn aspires to pursue a focus on public interest design by designing sustainable structures for underserved and at-risk populations.

If you haven't checked out the interview with Jasmyn and Edwin, there's still time! Visit the Design Identities website for the full story - link in bio.