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  • ISU College of Design students recognized in annual Studies in Creativity Exhibit

    11/18/19 AMES, Iowa — Five Iowa State University College of Design students won awards in the “Studies in Creativity” annual juried art exhibition on display through Dec. 8 at the Iowa State Memorial Union Gallery. This year’s show was juried by multimedia artist Mary Jones, an Iowa Arts Council 2018 Fellow. Jones reviewed 78 artworks by 47 artists and accepted 36 pieces by 29 artists for the exhibition. Award winners were…

  • ISU industrial design seniors win international student furniture competition

    10/10/19 AMES, Iowa — Two Iowa State University students went from woodworking novices to chair design champions with a simple yet innovative and elegant project. Iowa State industrial design seniors Samuel Christianson of Mason City and Nathan Miklo of Arnolds Park won first place and a $1,000 cash prize in the “Design for Production – Post Secondary” category of the 2019 AWFS Fresh Wood student furniture competition. Hosted by…

  • ISU College of Design to honor creative director John Likens with 2019 Design Achievement Award

    10/02/19 AMES, Iowa — John Likens, an Emmy Award-winning creative director and motion designer, is a recipient of the 2019 Design Achievement Award presented by the Iowa State University College of Design. The award recognizes outstanding creative and professional achievements of alumni in all of the college’s disciplines, which include architecture, art and design, community and regional planning, graphic design, industrial design, integrated studio arts, integrated visual arts, interdisciplinary design,…

  • ISU College of Design to honor KCI passenger terminal project manager J. Jade Liska with 2019 Design Achievement Award

    10/02/19 AMES, Iowa — J. Jade Liska, the deputy director of the Kansas City Aviation Department’s Planning and Engineering Division, is a recipient of the 2019 Design Achievement Award presented by the Iowa State University College of Design. The award recognizes outstanding creative and professional achievements of alumni in all of the college’s disciplines, which include architecture, art and design, community and regional planning, graphic design, industrial design, integrated…

  • ISU College of Design to honor Marriott International vice president Rob Reinders with 2019 Design Achievement Award

    10/2/19 AMES, Iowa — Robert B. Reinders, vice president of design and project management for Marriott International, is a recipient of the 2019 Design Achievement Award presented by the Iowa State University College of Design. The award recognizes outstanding creative and professional achievements of alumni in all of the college’s disciplines, which include architecture, art and design, community and regional planning, graphic design, industrial design, integrated studio arts, integrated visual…

  • ISU College of Design to honor McClure senior advisor Bethany Wilcoxon with 2019 Design Achievement Award

    10/02/19 AMES, Iowa — Bethany Wilcoxon, AICP, senior advisor at McClure Engineering Company in Clive, is a recipient of the 2019 Design Achievement Award presented by the Iowa State University College of Design. The award recognizes outstanding creative and professional achievements of alumni in all of the college’s disciplines, which include architecture, art and design, community and regional planning, graphic design, industrial design, integrated studio arts, integrated visual arts, interdisciplinary…

  • ISU College of Design to honor Design Futures Council co-founder James Cramer with 2019 Christian Petersen Design Award

    10/01/19 AMES, Iowa — James P. Cramer, co-founder and chairman emeritus of the Design Futures Council and its journal, DesignIntelligence, is the recipient of the 2019 Christian Petersen Design Award presented by the Iowa State University College of Design. Established in 1980, the award is given annually to alumni, staff and friends of the university for distinguished work that advances the design and art professions. It is named for…

  • Iowa State architecture professor Lynn Paxson receives 2019 AIA Iowa Educator Award

    09/29/19  AMES, Iowa — Lynn Paxson, a University Professor of architecture at Iowa State University, received the 2019 Educator Award from the Iowa chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Iowa) Thursday, Sept. 26, at its annual convention in Des Moines. The award recognizes significant contributions to architectural education in Iowa. Paxson joined the Iowa State architecture faculty in 1991 after working at firms in New York City, including…

  • Iowa State students win national concrete masonry competition with environmentally friendly design

    09/06/19 AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University College of Design students won first place in the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) Education and Research Foundation’s Unit Design Competition, which asks students to design a new concrete masonry or hardscape unit that could be mass produced easily and have a variety of uses. Selected from a regional competition to advance to the national competition, Iowa State's team was one…

  • Segner named best of emerging artists at Des Moines Arts Festival

    07/01/19 AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University College of Design alumna Anna Segner won the Leysens Family Award for Best of Emerging Iowa Artists at the 2019 Des Moines Arts Festival. Segner, who received a master of fine arts in integrated visual arts from Iowa State in May, was one of nine emerging artists, including four from Iowa State, selected to exhibit their work June 28-30 at the…