This year, CSU’s ASID student chapter will be recognized nationally as the organization’s student chapter of the year. This isn’t the first time CSU’s student chapter has received this honor. It was also recognized as chapter of the year in 2015, 2016, and 2017 making it the only student chapter to win the award more than once, and consecutively!
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This year, five Colorado State University students in the apparel and merchandising major and concentrating in apparel design and production received a scholarship for their incredible work and research from Fashion Scholarship Fund: Krista Melusky, Graeme MacInnis, Caroline Floyd, Cecilia Kastner, and Latifah Hirchi-Vogl.
Alea Schmidt has been awarded a scholarship from the Interior Design Educators Council Foundation to continue her research at Colorado State University and experience mentorship in becoming an interior design educator.
For the first time since 2019, seniors in Colorado State University’s Interior Architecture and Design major in the Department of Design and Merchandising gathered in person to celebrate the work presented in their senior capstone projects.
Students and faculty from the Department of Design and Merchandising attend the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow in Denver to build industry partnerships and learn about the industry’s developments in sustainability.
The Avenir Museum has the world’s largest collection of garments, original pattern pieces, and memorabilia from famous designer Richard Blackwell. Now, the Avenir Museum and the Department of Design and Merchandising are using 2D and 3D digital technologies to ensure the collection is preserved for generations to come.
Seniors studying product development in the apparel and merchandising major in the CSU Department of Design and Merchandising showcased senior projects with a reception and awards ceremony in December. The work was part of the AM 475 course and served as the senior capstone experience led by Assistant Professor Kristen Morris.
Kristen Morris, assistant professor in CSU’s Department of Design and Merchandising, won the ATEXINC Award for Excellence in Marketable Textile Design in the professional category at the virtual International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) conference.
Last year, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, CSU Department of Design and Merchandising students brainstormed creative ways to showcase their work while unable to meet in person. The solution was a virtual show highlighting student work and the senior class of students in the Interior Architecture and Design Program.
Eunwoo Sam Jun has come a long way to get to graduation. Jun graduates this fall with a degree in interior architecture and design and is a first-generation college student, an international student from South Korea, a veteran, and an undergraduate researcher.