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SIGD Celebrates 40 Years of Design Interaction

Oct 8th, 2018

SIGD Celebrates 40 Years of Design Interaction

Cameron Westbrook

2018 marks the 40th year of Design Interaction, a celebration of design and its impact hosted by the School of Industrial + Graphic Design. On Friday, September 28, students, faculty, and staff gathered at Wallace hall beginning at 9:00am to hear from (...)

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Finkel Named Educator to Watch

Sep 19th, 2018

Finkel Named Educator to Watch

Stephanie Bond

Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) named Robert Finkel, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, “An Educator to Watch 2018.” GDUSA, a professional resource for news about graphic design, initiated its “Educators to Watch” list in 2017, r (...)

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Aug 23rd, 2018

Graphic Design Students Recognized

Stephanie Bond

Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) recognized several students in Auburn’s School of Industrial + Graphic Design with its 2018 American Web Design Awards and American Package Design Awards. GDUSA is a professional resource for news about graphic design, and eac (...)

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Auburn Industrial Design Students win Bright Spark Design Competition

Jul 12th, 2018

Auburn Industrial Design Students win Bright Spark Design Competition

Stephanie Bond

The future of transportation design is walking. A team of Auburn industrial design students presented that seemingly simple conclusion at the 2017-2018 Bright Spark Design Competition in Chattanooga, TN and won Best Overall Design (college level).

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INDD Exhibit Wins Award

Jun 14th, 2018

INDD Exhibit Wins Award

The traveling exhibit, “Remembering the Great War: Alabama and World War One,” created by industrial design professor Shu-Wen Tzeng and her fall 2016 third-year Exhibiting and Packaging Design studio for the Draughon Center for the Arts and (...)

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Visual Memoranda Exhibit

Jun 4th, 2018

Visual Memoranda Exhibit

Stephanie Bond

Auburn Faculty Curate “Visual Memoranda: The IBM Poster Program, 1969-1979”

 

“Visual Memoranda: The IBM Poster Program, 1969-1979,” a selection of posters that were IBM internal communications, are curr (...)

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Auburn Graphic Designers to Watch

Feb 28th, 2018

Auburn Graphic Designers to Watch

Stephanie Bond

Graphic Design USA’s (GDUSA) Students to Watch™ feature has an established tradition of recognizing future leaders in the industry and those who train them. As a business-to-business information source, GDUSA keeps graphic design profession (...)

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Auburn INDD Alum Named IDSA Interim Executive Director

Feb 6th, 2018

Auburn INDD Alum Named IDSA Interim Executive Director

Stephanie Bond

Congratulations to Chris Livaudais, 2002 industrial design graduate and good friend and supporter of the program, on his appointment as the new interim executive director of the Industrial Designers Society of America. Livaudais has been an active memb (...)

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Bryant’s Work Featured in UPPERCASE

Oct 29th, 2017

Bryant’s Work Featured in UPPERCASE

Kelly Bryant, Auburn University graphic design professor, is one of the featured designers in the most recent issue of UPPERCASE (Issue 35), a quarterly publication that is inspired by craft, design, and illustration. UPPERCASE is an award-winning, int (...)

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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

Stephanie Bond

 

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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