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May 9, 2019

Keep the Shiny Side Up

Associate Dean of the College of Design Sharon Joines, PhD, has always strived to improve the lives of others, and she brings that vision to her leadership role at the NC State College of Design. 

Will Reuther with baby monitoring protype

Apr 10, 2019

Reaching for his Dreams

A passion for medical devices has led Will Reuther [MID ’19] to a promising journey including collaborating with researchers to design and develop a cutting-edge baby monitoring system and heading to medical school to become a doctor. 

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Feb 19, 2019

IDSA Comes to NC State

NC State Design hosted the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) south regional District Design Conferences, LISTEN + EMPOWER (March 2018). 

Feb 14, 2019

Alumni Think Outside Traditional Design Firm Model

Alumni, Ben Markoch [GD ’16] and Sunny Su [ID ’16] use what they learned at NC State Design to build an innovative design studio that has a unique way of solving problems. 

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Dec 17, 2018

A Winning Start

Chris Williams [BID ’17] recently won a footwear design apprenticeship with Adidas by competing and being one of the winners in the international Adidas Design Academy competition. 

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Nov 2, 2018

Designing for Others

A graduate industrial design studio collaborates with partners included hospital staff, specialists, and patients to reimagine side-car bassinets for healthier beginings with mother and child. 

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Oct 30, 2018

Targeting a Dream Job

Rebecca Pezdek [BID ’04] shares her designlife journey and ultimate dream job she has with Target as a lead industrial designer. 

Maggie Snokes at Burts Bees

Sep 16, 2018

An Internship with Burt’s Bees

Maggie Snoke, a senior in Industrial Design, started interning with Burt’s Bees in Durham, North Carolina, this summer. A Q & A with Snokes on some insight into her experiences as a Research & Design Intern with the beauty and skincare company. 

ClayVon Lowe NCSU Design alumnus

Jul 3, 2018

You Get Out What You Put In

“I didn’t know anything about design as a kid growing up. I didn’t know any designers and didn’t know that design was a career path. […] 

May 1, 2018

Designing with Perspective

In high school, senior industrial design major Christian Fuda ruined a pair of shoes in the ocean. Figuring that he had nothing to lose, he […]