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Anderson University School of Interior Design Tiny House Project

AU Leading Effort to Support Affordable Housing in Local Community

Tiny houses may be all the rage, but some at Anderson University see in the trend something more: the opportunity to meet a growing need for affordable housing in Anderson County.  Anderson Leadership Class 35 an...

Anderson University School of Interior Design Senior Review and Exhibition

Interior Design Seniors to Showcase Work

As their time at Anderson University nears its end, seniors in the School of Interior Design anticipate a tradition that showcases their success: the School of Interior Design Senior Review and Exhibition.  The u...

Anderson University School of Interior Design The Gathering

School of Interior Design Prepares for Annual "Gathering"

The School of Interior Design at Anderson University and its chapter of the American Society of Interior Design on April 3 is hosting The Gathering, an annual networking and industry trade show that allows interior des...

AU ranked seventh “Most Innovative School”

AU ranked seventh “Most Innovative School” among southern regional universities

U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges ranked Anderson University as the seventh “Most Innovative School” among Regional Universities in the South this month.  “We are honored that our peer institut...

AU interior design grad Lindsey Gerlock

Hard work by interior design grad inspired naming of furniture in her honor

There are two pieces of furniture named after AU alumna Lindsey Gerlock in recognition of her hard work at interior design firm J Banks Design.  In a collection created by J Banks Design and Stanford Furniture, her...

The Gathering | American Society of Interior Designers AU chapter event

School of Interior Design event wins national award and helps students develop professional network

Anderson University’s student chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has won the organization’s Student Chapter Event of the Year award for an annual event called The Gathering. Anne Martin, Dean of...

Interior design senior hired by respected alumnus for skills, taking initiative

Interior design senior hired by respected alumnus for skills, taking initiative

Even before she graduates this spring, Marisa Cothran has landed her dream job. Cothran, an interior design major at Anderson University, was hired recently by KMH Interiors, a small design firm in Midtown Atlanta. The o...

Kerry Howard Redesigned Lounge

Alumnus Kerry Howard redesigned lounge at destination popular among designers

Though he didn't even enter the competition to redo a lounge for designers at AmericasMart, Kerry Howard won anyway. Howard, a 1999 graduate of AU's interior design program, had worked with AmericasMart previously,...

Dean of School of Interior Design named faculty advisor of year by national group

Dean of School of Interior Design named faculty advisor of year by national group

Out of all the advisors serving the more than 300 student chapters of the American Society of Interior Designers, the group named the dean of Anderson University's School of Interior Design as the national faculty adviso...

Interior design major wins top prize in national competition

Interior design major wins top prize in national competition

Anderson University senior Sarah Wadding won first place this semester in a national student competition organized by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), earning Wadding $2,000 and a trip to Los Angeles to...

AU Interior Design Student Wins National ASID Award

AU Interior Design Student Wins National ASID Award

The American Society of Interior Designers today announced the winners of the 2013 ASID Student Design Competition: SHELTER. Participants were required to create a temporary shelter that addressed the health, safety and...

2013 Anderson University Interior Design grad Misty Brecht

Interior design major received national honor for project that addressed sustainability

2013 Anderson University Interior Design grad Misty Brecht was recognized this year by the American Society of Interior Design (ASID) for her proposed initiative to improve conditions in her hometown of Lancaster, South...

Kerry Howard had always dreamed of working in interior design.

Honored interior designer attributes success to AU interior design professor and program

He was just there getting his car serviced. He did not expect that asking the woman across from him for her magazine would start a conversation. It turned out she was a professor of interior design at Anderson University...