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CIDA reaffirms Interior Design program accreditation

BOONE—The Council of Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), a non-profit organization that accredits post-secondary design programs in the United States and Canada, has reaffirmed accreditation of the Appalachian State University interior design program in the College of Fine and Applied Arts. As one of just six accredited interior design programs in the state, the reaffirmation means that the program meets quality standards recognized by the profession.

Appalachian’s Apparel Design and Merchandising Showcase to be held April 24

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Apparel Design and Merchandising program will host its annual showcase Sunday, April 24, at 4 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for general admission.

Student industrial designers thrive at Appalachian

BOONE—End-of-semester projects in the industrial design program at Appalachian State University have names like Flow, Sip and Sprout, Cinnaway and Hollo Band.

The work of senior students in the product design studio is a culmination of their experiences in the product design concentration within the Department of Applied Design’s industrial design program.

Whiskytree founder talks about design, creativity

BOONE—From his time as a production assistant at Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic to owning his own visual effects company, Jonathan Harb says it’s the basics he learned in high school and college that are tools of his success.

Appalachian students place second in international industrial design competition

BOONE—A simple class project turned into a rewarding real-world experience for two Appalachian State University industrial design majors from the Department of Applied Design.

Whiskytree visual effects founder to speak at Power of Design in October

BOONE—Jonathan Harb, CEO and creative director of the computer graphics company Whiskytree Inc., will present “From Boone to the Big Screen” at the Power of Design lecture Oct. 5 at Appalachian State University. His talk begins at 7 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Parkway Ballroom. A reception will precede his talk at 6:30 p.m. The events are free and open to the public.