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A team made up of a student, a professor and a graduate from The Design School in ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts won the American Institute of Architects’ Phoenix Metro 2017...
Iconic buildings dot Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. The Victorian charm of Old Main. The soaring inspiration of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Building IV. Frank Lloyd...
Ryan Luy , Lauren Schaecher , Sydni Alaniz and Rachel Estes are excited to start their new careers in May with a hefty amount of real-world experience in their portfolios. The Arizona State...
There was no shortage of changes for the nation and Arizona State University in 2017. In a year that celebrated the 15th anniversary of the New American University, the faculty, staff and students...
Milagros Zingoni and Wil Heywood, professors in The Design School in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, received $52,500 from ASU alumnus Jack Furst and Isaac Manning, manager of...
Changing the world with a product is not a one-man job — which is why the InnovationSpace program at Arizona State University combines the expertise of students in five different disciplines:...

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Chingwen Cheng, an assistant professor in landscape architecture in The Design School, received the Centennial Professorship Award from the Graduate and Professional Student Associate in April. The...
The third edition of “Design Portfolios: Presentation and Marketing for Interior Designers,” a textbook by Diane Bender, associate professor in The Design School, was released in February by...
Danielle Foushée , assistant professor in The Design School, was selected as one of 17 recipients of the 2017 artist research and development grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. She was...
Kenneth R. Brooks, a professor of landscape architecture in The Design School, was appointed to a new term on the Landscape Architectural Accrediting Board. His term lasts until 2019, and he was...

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Paula Wheeler and Trish Nhan capped off their last year as graduate students in The Design School by winning the 2017 Vectorworks Design Scholarship. Vectorworks announced this summer that Wheeler,...
Mohammadamir Safari, an industrial design graduate student in the Design School, won the Gold student award in the 2017 European Product Design Award for Home Interior Products/ Interior Furniture....
Rian Newton , a design studies (design management) student in The Design School, helped design the dressing rooms for all the talent who performed during the Super Bowl halftime show in Houston,...

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Zane Jones, who received his master’s degree in architecture from The Design School at in 2012, recently completed and passed his exams for licensing as an architect in Alaska and is a full member of...
Michelle Shelor, who received her Bachelor of Science in landscape architecture, was named Arizona Landscape Architect of the Year in early 2016 at the Arizona Chapter of the American Society of...
Tanner Wills , who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in industrial design in May, received a 2016 Student Merit Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). Universities and art...
Alba Rodriguez , who is completing concurrent master's degrees in landscape architecture and in urban design, was named the 2016 University Olmsted Scholar for Arizona State University....