David Matthews, chair of the Interior Design program and associate dean of facilities and technology, and James Rose, senior lecturer, are faculty trailblazers in the College of Architecture and Design.
Ryann Aoukar, associate professor in the interior design program, uses a 3D printer to develop functional prototypes of his designs. This eliminates manufacturing middlemen and potential problems with production.
Projects created by UT design students won second and third place at a recent regional design competition. The students participated in the Interior Design Educators Council Regional Competition. Their work advanced to the national conference and was recognized as two of the top fifteen projects out of 130 entries from across the country.