Construction focus shifts to interior

New stone and windows near the  the main entrance of the CUB. The sounds of clanging hammers and whining saws are slowly being replaced by the ‘swishing’ of brushes and dabbing of caulk as renovation projects at the Compton Union Building gradually shift from exterior construction to interior design. While no areas of the CUB are 100 […]

WSU student wins national award for kitchen redesign

With deep green and purple walls and counters, wooden cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a spot for the dog dish, a kitchen created by WSU student Manda Glover has won first place in the National Kitchen & Bath Association 2006 Student Design Competition.The sophomore from Tacoma is majoring in interior design in the College of […]

Interior Design student wins nat’l design competition

SPOKANE, Wash. — Nicole Kelln, who graduated this spring with a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Washington State University, took the 2005 grand prize in the National Sustainable Design Competition sponsored by the International Interior Design Association. The competition organizers said they had an “overwhelming” number of entries and that the grand prize selection […]

Interior design program ranked among nation’s top 8

Design Intelligence magazine ranked the Washington State University interior design program the eighth overall best interior design school in the nation in their annual survey of design professionals.According to the magazine’s editors, the rankings “sum up the satisfaction levels of the leading professional firms and organizations that hire graduate architects and designers.” Conducted by Greenway […]

Awards & Honors

• WSU Spokane interior design graduate student Kate Hauge received the grand prize of $3,500 in the 2004 International Interior Design Association Sustainable Design Student Competition. Each year the IIDA sponsors the contest, open to interior design students from around the world. Sustainable office design seeks to create a healthy and productive working environment while […]