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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. 

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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. 

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Jul 21, 2014

Blazing NEW Trails

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Kofi Boone helps Raleigh-Durham residents reclaim the American Tobacco Trail as a safe and beautiful retreat. Using public interest design and sustainable practices, Boone is looking at ways to improve the life qualities of the area and beyond. NC State College of Design