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Poetry Broadsides Series wins UCDA Award of Excellence

Sep 17th, 2017

Poetry Broadsides Series wins UCDA Award of Excellence

Robert Finkel and his team of graphic designers have once again been recognized for their Third Thursday Poetry Broadside Series created for the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. The series received an Award of Excellence in the In-House Print cat (...)

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Alabama Workshop[s] Toolkit Selected for Communication Arts Magazine Design Annual

Sep 17th, 2017

Alabama Workshop[s] Toolkit Selected for Communication Arts Magazine Design Annual

Alabama Workshop[s] Toolkit created by Robert Finkel, Associate Professor of Graphic Design in the School of Industrial + Graphic Design, and Sheri Schumacher, Associate Professor Emerita in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architectu (...)

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CADC Welcomes the futures studio

Sep 3rd, 2017

CADC Welcomes the futures studio

The College of Architecture, Design and Construction will soon welcome a new academic initiative—an innovation studio—in Mobile, Alabama. Beginning as a field studies program, The School of Industrial + Graphic Design’s futures studio (...)

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Industrial Design Student’s Sneaker Design Puts Him on a Winning Path

Aug 27th, 2017

Industrial Design Student’s Sneaker Design Puts Him on a Winning Path

Stephanie Bond

Auburn industrial design student Blake Scordino has a passion for sneaker design. Pensole Footwear Design Academy is looking for the next generation of sneaker designers through master class competitions. Scordino’s winning sneaker design, &ldquo (...)

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Spotlight on INDD Alum Don Keller

Aug 3rd, 2017

Spotlight on INDD Alum Don Keller

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Auburn Industrial Design alumnus Don Keller and his exhibit design and construction company, Blue Sky Exhibits, have had a very good. Year. Blue Sky Exhibits was recently recognized with the 2017 Small Business of the Year Award by the (...)

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Packaging Fit for a Queen

Aug 3rd, 2017

Packaging Fit for a Queen

Auburn Graphic Design student Amy Denny found inspiration for her packaging project from none other than Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. She created her Windsor Chocolates in Professor Robert Finkel’s spring 2017 Intro to Design class. “At the end of the (...)

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Industrial Design Students Recreate Chair Project from 1976

Jul 25th, 2017

Industrial Design Students Recreate Chair Project from 1976

Morgan Smothers

Professor Randy Bartlett found inspiration for his summer studio class and Café Chair Workshop of Third and Fourth year design students in a very unlikely place. It was a photo in a magazine from 1976 of prototype chairs, designed by industrial (...)

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Courtney Hurst-Windham—An Educator to Watch!

Jun 28th, 2017

Courtney Hurst-Windham—An Educator to Watch!

Stephanie Bond

If you’re going to do it, do it big and on the cover. That’s “Educator to Watch” Courtney Hurst-Windham – the College of Architecture, Design and Construction’s graphic design rock star.

 

Th (...)

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Industrial Design Students Design and Build a Conference Table for Cater Hall

Jun 11th, 2017

Industrial Design Students Design and Build a Conference Table for Cater Hall

It’s a one-of-kind conference table. Not only is it designed specifically for the Cater Hall Conference Room, it’s also designed with materials from Cater Hall itself.

 

“I wanted to somehow capture the historic n (...)

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Industrial Design Hosts Third Annual Automotive Design Workshop

May 28th, 2017

Industrial Design Hosts Third Annual Automotive Design Workshop

What makes a Buick a Buick or a Mercedes a Mercedes? Brand DNA is one of the things that students learned from one of the top automobile designers in the world, Boris Fabris, designer of the SP1 Ferrari. Fabris held an Automotive Design Workshop in Sch (...)

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Graphic Design Students Receive Certificates of Excellence from GDUSA

Apr 22nd, 2017

Graphic Design Students Receive Certificates of Excellence from GDUSA

Two Graphic Design majors from the School of Industrial + Graphic Design, Will Givens and Laura Hammonds, have each been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the highly competitive Graphic Design USA American Package Design Awards. Will Given&rsquo (...)

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Auburn Graphic Design Program and Students Recognized by Graphic Design USA

Apr 2nd, 2017

Auburn Graphic Design Program and Students Recognized by Graphic Design USA

For the fourth consecutive year, the Graphic Design program in the School of Industrial + Graphic Design has been included in the “Graphic Design USA 2017 Top Design Schools.” Auburn’s Graphic Design program joins 41 others that &ldqu (...)

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INDD Ranked in Top Ten

Mar 26th, 2017

INDD Ranked in Top Ten

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T-Shirt Design is Finalist

Mar 12th, 2017

T-Shirt Design is Finalist

Graphic design senior Lydia Sweeney’s t-shirt design is a finalist in the Peachtree Road Race contest.

 

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INDD ranked in Top Ten

Mar 5th, 2017

INDD ranked in Top Ten

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Industrial Design Student Receives Honorable Mention in International Housewares Competition

Feb 19th, 2017

Industrial Design Student Receives Honorable Mention in International Housewares Competition

Hank Womble, a senior from Birmingham, Alabama in the School of Industrial + Graphic Design’s Industrial Design Program, received an Honorable Mention for his laundry basket design, the Shepard Basket, in the International Housewares Association (...)

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Graphic Design Graduate Tiffany Middleton Featured in “28 Days of Black Designers”

Feb 12th, 2017

Graphic Design Graduate Tiffany Middleton Featured in “28 Days of Black Designers”

Tiffany Middleton, a 2013 graduate of the Graphic Design program in the School of Industrial + Graphic Design, is featured in “28 Days of Black Designers,” a project that spotlights black designers during Black History Month. Middleton is a Digital (...)

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Industrial Design Students Create World War One Traveling Exhibit

Dec 11th, 2016

Industrial Design Students Create World War One Traveling Exhibit

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” —George Santayana, (The Life of Reason, 1905)

 

For Dr. Mark Wilson, Director of the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & H (...)

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Graphic Design Fall 2016 Senior Show runs December 5–9

Dec 4th, 2016

Graphic Design Fall 2016 Senior Show runs December 5–9

Twenty-nine seniors in the Graphic Design program in the School of Industrial + Graphic Design will exhibit their senior projects in Wallace Hall, rooms 116–118, from Monday, December 5, through Friday, December 9. The opening reception for the Senior S (...)

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Graphic Design Student Receives GDUSA Certificate of Excellence

Nov 20th, 2016

Graphic Design Student Receives GDUSA Certificate of Excellence

Lesley Foote, a junior in the Graphic Design program in the School of Industrial + Graphic Design, received a Certificate of Excellence from the highly competitive Graphic Design USA American Design Awards. Her Irish Daffodils branding and pac (...)

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