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  • ISU Industrial Design Senior Show is May 12 at Student Innovation Center

    05/05/23 AMES, Iowa — More than 35 Iowa State University graduating seniors in industrial design will share their final projects in the Industrial Design Senior Show Friday, May 12, at the Student Innovation Center. The come-and-go event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the first-floor atrium and Step-a-torium. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and mocktails will be served. Physical and digital work developed in the Industrial Design Senior Project…

  • Call for Symposium Proposals: From Land Grab to Landback: Architecture and Positions on Land

    Call for Proposals From Land Grab to Landback: Architecture and Positions on Land Transdisciplinary and Multimedia Symposium September 2023 Scholars, designers, artists, authors, planners and activists are invited to submit proposals to participate in "From Land Grab to Landback: Architecture and Positions on Land." A multimedia and transdisciplinary symposium spanning three continents, "From Land Grab to Landback" explores the role of architecture and spatial practices in the politics of land…

  • ISU graphic design seniors to share final projects May 11 at Iowa Events Center in Des Moines

    05/03/23 AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University senior graphic design students will host “The Senior Design Finale” Thursday, May 11, in Hall A at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the event will run from 6­–8 p.m., with student presentations from 6­–7 p.m. and celebration from 7–8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Professional attire is required. Nearly…

  • ISU College of Design will showcase innovative student, faculty work during IGNITE

    4/28/23 AMES, Iowa—The Iowa State University College of Design will highlight the ingenuity of students and faculty during the university’s third annual IGNITE, May 4–6 in the Student Innovation Center. The college will host activities including a juried exhibition of student work; a research panel featuring presentations by faculty members and graduate students; a showcase of projects from several interdisciplinary spring option (elective) studios; a letterpress/printmaking demonstration; a face/body…

  • ISU integrated studio arts seniors to present work in annual BFA exhibition April 21-28

    4/20/23 AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University seniors in integrated studio arts will share their work April 21-28 in the College of Design’s Gallery 181. “TBD... (The Exhibition)” will showcase artwork by 15 students who will graduate with a bachelor of fine arts in May or December this year. Each senior submitted from six to 12 pieces, with a total of 150 works to be exhibited. Hours and reception Gallery…

  • ISU College of Design faculty awarded internal research and outreach grants

    04/17/23 AMES, Iowa — The Iowa State University Institute for Design Research and Outreach, part of the College of Design, recently announced the college’s internal research and outreach grant recipients for 2023. Two interdisciplinary faculty teams received grants from the BNIM Regenerative Design Challenge Fund. Three faculty members received awards from the Fieldstead & Company Endowment for Community Enhancement Fund. One faculty member was awarded funds from the Curriculum-Based Design…

  • Iowa State’s Rob Whitehead named to AIA College of Fellows

    04/16/23 AMES, Iowa — Rob Whitehead, FAIA, LEED AP, an Iowa State University associate professor of architecture, has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. The AIA’s highest membership honor, fellowship is awarded to architects who have made significant contributions to the profession and society and who exemplify architectural excellence. Only three percent of AIA members have received this distinction. Whitehead was elevated for his contributions…

  • Iowa State interior design graduate students honored in Metropolis Future100

    4/12/23 AMES, Iowa—Two Iowa State University interior design graduate students have been named to the Metropolis Future100 list of the top architecture and interior design graduates of 2023. Sponsored by Metropolis magazine, the Metropolis Future100 recognizes 50 interior design and 50 architecture students (roughly half undergraduate and half graduate) nominated by their instructors and mentors for their outstanding leadership, design and advocacy for equity and inclusion. Their work is…

  • Iowa State integrated studio arts senior receives Janice Peterson Anderson Medallion Award

    04/11/23 AMES, Iowa — Audrey Stirling, an Iowa State University integrated studio arts major, is the recipient of the 2023 Janice Peterson Anderson Medallion Award. Established in 1968 in memory of Janice Peterson Anderson, a 1960 graduate in home economics education, this award is presented annually to an outstanding graduating senior in graphic design, interior design or integrated studio arts who “shows the greatest potential for distinguished work in design.”…

  • Nine Iowa State landscape architecture students to present work in April 13 Confluence studio prize competition

    04/10/23 AMES, Iowa — The Iowa State University Department of Landscape Architecture will host the third annual Confluence, Inc. Landscape Architecture Studio Prize competition online this week. Event details The public event will be from 1–3 p.m. Thursday, April 13, via Webex. Only the student presenters and jurors will be on camera. Other participants will be able to view and hear presentations. About the prize The studio prize was…