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valenlin

Dec 15, 2014

A Chat with Valen Lin

Valen Lin describes the culture of design at NC State as "research and investigation oriented design practice", which is part of why he chose to attend NC State Design 

NLI

Aug 28, 2014

The Natural Learning Initiative Celebrates 15-Years of Action Research

Designing life into the spaces used by children and families is the goal of the Natural Learning Initiative, which is celebrating its 15th year of action research. 

porsche

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. 

ideo

Aug 19, 2014

IDEOLOGY

Global design consultancy firm IDEO utilizes three lenses of design thinking: business viability, technical feasibility and, of course, what’s desirable from a human centered perspective. 

miablume

Aug 18, 2014

Mia Blume Gets Everyone On Board

An interdisciplinary approach to design allowed Mia Blume, an NC State Design alumna, to fuse her passions for art and technology together into a career. 

frankharmon

Aug 17, 2014

Frank Harmon: Architecture As a Way of Life

Architecture Professor of practice Frank Harmon cares deeply about how his buildings enhance the lives of those who use them, how they are crafted and detailed, and the contribution his buildings make to the architectural legacy of North Carolina. 

chris downey

Aug 16, 2014

A Man with a Vision

NC State College of Design alumnus Chris Downey has reinvented himself as a unique type of architect. The loss of his vision makes him one of the few visually impaired architects across the globe. Learn about his journey and passion for the practice of architecture. 

alykhalifa

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. 

wedpicsfeature

Aug 14, 2014

A New Social App That Takes the Cake

Two NC State Design alumni have reinvented the Wedding industry by bringing social media elements into the wedding experience.