This year’s awards issue of INNOVATION magazine featured designs by INDD students: Stanton Burns (IDEA Silver), Jae Chang, Casey Hopper (IDEA finalists) and alumni Jim Lowry (IDEA Bronze) and Shane Glasgow (IDEA Bronze.)
This fall’s annual College of Architecture, Design, and Construction (CADC) Awards Banquet acknowledged the accomplishment of DIGD faculty, students and an advisory council member. Regan Scholarship: Alex Spurrier; Ulm Professorship: Tin Man Lau; Bauhaus Professorship: Bret Smith; Distinguished Service Award: Ken Ringer; INDD Outstanding Undergraduate: Jae Chang; GDES Outstanding Undergraduate: Betsy McCallen; Outstanding Graduate: Louisa Stowers Baldock; Burke Scholarship: Timothy Holst.
Wallace Williams, INDD ’79, Vice President and Regional Director of Interior Design at Albert Kahn (architecture, engineering, planning, design and management) was the 2009 Lifetime achievement award winner from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Alabama Chapter.
INDD Alumnus Tom Dempsey has developed and is marketing, under the name Sylvansport “GO”, a light weight, recreational, convertible, camper. This new product won a 2008 IDSA IDEA Gold Award and was featured in a New York Times (8/15/08) article on product innovation in an energy conserving marketplace.
GDES Outstanding Alumni Award to Lea Friedman (Iconologic)
Frank Lin, INDD ’94, completed his PhD dissertation and oral exam at National Chung King University, Taiwan, fall ’07.
Brad Copeland, GDES ’75, of Iconologic, Atlanta, GA, was recognized as a Fellow in the American Institute of Graphic Designers at the Southern Excellence in Design Awards program.
Auburn University Graphic Design graduates Shelby Spears and Jordon Craddock were recognized by CMYK Magazine as two of “The nation’s top emerging talent.”