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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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Jul 23, 2014

Justin LaRosa Designs for a Competitive Edge

Can the graphics on players’ uniforms make them feel stronger? Justin LaRosa, a Graphic Design alumni and apparel designer for Nike, thinks so.  

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Jul 22, 2014

A Star by DESIGN

After her band broke up, graphic designer and NCSU alumna Kat Robichaud was asked to audition for NBC’s hit reality show, The Voice. 

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Jul 21, 2014

Art2Wear: Hypernatural

Art2Wear 2013 focused on amplifying and manipulating elements of nature in conceiving their collections. The results included collections based on celestial objects, camouflage and concealment, fractals and naturally occurring patterns, and even materials found in dumpsters. 

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Jul 21, 2014

Meet Christian Hölljes

Christian Hölljes joins the College of Design to help achieve multidisciplinary goals in effort to link students to business and real-world applications, and to identify joint endeavors combining innovation, design, thinking, and sustainable business management practices.