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Above: A new landscaping design series includes this pollinator-friendly border template.

Jul 2, 2020

New Landscaping Design Guide Features Native Coastal NC Plants

This article is reposted from North Carolina Sea Grant JUNE 23, 2020 | KATIE MOSHER Above: A new landscaping design series includes this pollinator-friendly border template. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Katie Mosher, communications director, kmosher@ncsu.eduGloria Putnam, coastal resources and communities specialist, A new set of landscaping design templates is available online from the Coastal Landscapes Initiative. The 10 designs feature plants native to… 

Annie McDonald working on project with seniors

Jul 2, 2020

Annie McDonald Wins IDSA Student Merit Award

“This is an extraordinary accomplishment, and I could not be prouder of Annie” said Tsailu Liu, head of the Department of Graphic Design and Industrial Design, and Professor of Industrial Design. “This process was competitive, and the caliber of the students chosen to win awards reflects Annie’s place among the nation’s top industrial design students.”… 

Demarcus Williams

Jun 29, 2020

Black Design Matters: A Q&A with Demarcus Williams

Demarcus Williams graduated from the College of Design in 2003. He was the only Black student to graduate that year with a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, and one of seven Black students in his class accepted into the College of Design out of 120. The current spotlight on systemic racism and police brutality has… 

At a scheduled Planting Day in Princeville last spring, NC State students, faculty and alumni came together with the town's residents and elected officials to install plants at Town Hall.

Jun 24, 2020

Teamwork that Addresses Flooding Challenges

This story is reposted from Giving News. Small towns in the United States’ mid-Atlantic Coast region have been ravaged in recent years by hurricanes and flooding, and often have little funding in reserve to address the issues that follow behind these natural disasters. Recognizing a need, two College of Design faculty members at NC State established… 

Morgan Cardwell Art2Wear collection 2020

Jun 16, 2020

Strange, Unfamiliar, Marvelous: Explore the Art2Wear Digital Showcase

June 8, 2020  Alex Fulton Reposted from NC State News NC State’s annual student-run fashion show — the largest of its kind in the Southeast — is taking on a different look in its 19th year. Art2Wear is known for bringing showstopping feats in fashion, costume and wearable sculpture to campus. But amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020… 

Professor Tom Barrie

Jun 16, 2020

Opinion Piece: To fight racism, throw out neighborhood zoning laws

This article first appeared in the Raleigh News&Observer and was written by College of Design faculty member Tom Barrie. To fight racism, throw out neighborhood zoning laws that lead to segregated housing The national protests of the past weeks were powerful demands to dismantle systemic racism. The next battles must be fought in the planning… 

Black Lives Matter Black Square

Jun 9, 2020

Black Lives Matter

The College of Design continues to be saddened and angered by the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others who are unjustly murdered based on the color of their skin. We cannot let this continue to happen. Furthermore, we cannot let our profession, one which is predominately white, remain silent on… 

May 27, 2020

Berreth and Fitzgerald to Present at Prestigious SIGGRAPH 2020

It all started with some wooden spools. Brooks Hall was being rewired for internet, and a faculty member stumbled across 20 wooden spools lying in the breezeway between two buildings. 

Prague Design Exhibit

May 26, 2020

Final Design Projects from Prague on Virtual Display

The spring semester at NC State University’s European Center in Prague started with 52 students who were enthusiastic and engaged in their classes. 

Derek Ham

May 20, 2020

Derek Ham Appointed Department Head of Art + Design

Ham has been at the College of Design since June 2015 and was recently promoted from assistant professor.