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Interior architecture & product design students finalists in national furniture design competition

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

       

 

MANHATTAN — Ten recent or upcoming master's graduates from the interior architecture & product design program at Kansas State University have been selected to compete at the International Woodworking Fair's annual Design Emphasis Student Furniture Design Competition.

The students were named finalists in the competition, which will be part of the International Woodworking Fair, Aug. 20-23, in Atlanta, Georgia. In all, 11 works by the Kansas State University students were selected for the competition finals, accounting for more than one-fourth of the 40 entries that will vie for more than $10,000 in prize money.

To be accepted, students submitted slides and a written description of their projects in May to the event's judges, who then chose the finalists.

The students, all 2014 master's graduates in interior architecture and product design, and their projects selected as finalists include:

Teresa Siegele, Fredonia, Gwyn Chair;Evan Gray, Sling Back Chair, andAnthony Ngo, Angles Table,both from Manhattan; Richard Thompson, Olathe, Tiki Lounge Chair and Helix Spring Stool; Melissa Still, Topeka, Retro Slipper Chair;Kate Moeder, Wichita, Soren Table.

From out of state: Laura Stockdell, Blue Spring, Missouri, Carved Side Table; Colton Vaughn, St. Joseph, Missouri, 7 Stool; and Adam Gonzalez, Houston, Texas, Tattooed Slat Chair.

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Interior architecture & product design

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Fredonia, Manhattan, Topeka and Wichita; Blue Springs and St. Joseph, Missouri; and Houston, Texas.

Written by

Mary Cosimano
785-532-5992
cosimano@k-state.edu

At a glance

More than one-fourth of the projects selected as finalists for the International Woodworking Fair's annual Design Emphasis Student Furniture Design Competition were made by recent or upcoming master's graduates of Kansas State University's interior architecture & product design program. The competition will be Aug. 20-23 in Atlanta, Georgia.