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School of Interiors Celebrates 50 Years

Throughout the month of October, the School of Interiors will host a series events of online and in-person events to commemorate their 50th anniversary.

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Spring 2023 Interiors Electives

Three elective courses offered by the School of Interiors for the Spring 2023 semester.

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Interiors Student Designs Set for UK Theatre Production

Interiors student Caitlin Herndon designed the set for Radium Girls, the first production of the 2022-23 season by the UK Department of Theatre and Dance.

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Virtual Open House: Interiors Graduate Program

The School of Interiors will host a virtual open house for students interested the graduate program on Monday, Oct. 3 at 12pm ET.

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Blender Series | Helen Ip

The School of Interiors is excited to share the final installment of Blender, featuring multidisciplinary artist and designer Helen Ip.

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Andreasson Receives 2021 Breathitt Undergraduate Lectureship

The School of Interiors (SoI) in the UK College of Design is pleased to announce that Emily Andreasson, a fourth-year student, is the recipient of the 2021 Breathitt Undergraduate Lectureship. Only one student at the University of Kentucky is awarded this honor each year.

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Blender Series | Antonio Torres

Antonio Torres of Bittertang Farm. will lead the next workshop in the School of Interiors' Blender series.

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SOI Student Shares her College Experience for IIDA Competition

School of Interiors student Lawson Dyson recently submitted the following video for the IIDA Student of the Year.

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Professor Turner Published in JID

Congratulations to School of Interiors Assistant Professor Helen Turner, who was recently published in the Journal of Interior Design.

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SoI Launches Blender Workshop Series

Blender is a new, experimental workshop series kicking off this week in the School of Interiors. Blender is multi-modal, maker-based, and celebratory of the intersectional nature of the study of Interiors.

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SoI Professors in “Never Normal” Exhibition

School of Interiors professors Ingrid A. Schmidt and Hannah Dewhirst, also co-founders of SUBSTUDIO, have their piece "Home Beautiful" in the new exhibition, Never Normal, presented by Form & Seek and Design Core Detroit - Detroit Month of Design.

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SOI Student Wins UK Oswald Research and Creativity Competition

Congratulations to third-year SOI student Emily Andreasson who earned first place in the 2019-20 UK Oswald Research and Creativity Competition. The competition award is the outcome of Andreasson’s research project titled “Exploring Contemplative Play: Designing an Interactive Play Sculpture for Diverse Childhood Needs.”

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Marinic Featured in London Book Launch

Dr. Gregory Marinic, SOI interim director and director of graduate studies, has contributed to a book launch at the Chelsea College of Arts in London.

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Marinic Featured in Exhibition at Royal College of Art

Dr. Gregory Marinic, SOI interim director and director of graduate studies, will be featured in an exhibition at the Royal College of Art in London.

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Professor Rey-Barreau Talks Lighting with MarketScale

SOI Professor Joe Rey-Barreau speaks with MarketScale at the 2019 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show last week in Las Vegas.

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SOI Professors Featured in CELT Publication

UK's Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) has published its second volume of Greater Faculties: A Review of Teaching and Learning, including an article from Patrick Lee Lucas and Helen Turner.

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SOI Student Selected for Posters-at-the-Capitol

Caroline Miracle, a fourth-year student in the School of Interiors, has been selected as one of 16 students from the University of Kentucky to participate in the Posters-at-the-Capitol event this Thursday, Feb. 21 at the KY State Capitol Building.

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Marinic Contributes to Book Honored with IDEC National Award

Dr. Gregory Marinic, SOI interim director and director of graduate studies, recently contributed one of 10 chapters in "Interiors Beyond Architecture."

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Helen Turner to Present at NeoCon 2019

Helen Turner, Assistant Professor in the School of Interiors, and Stephanie Sickler, Assistant Professor at Florida State University, will present an accredited seminar at NeoCon in Chicago on June 12, 2019.

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SOI Students Selected in ASID Student Portfolio Semifinals

Congratulations go out to School of Interiors students Taylor Fussell, Brooke Holley and Amber Ogle who were selected as semifinalists in the ASID Student Portfolio Competition.

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Marinic Receives National ACSA/AIA Award

SOI Interim Director Gregory Marinic has been awarded the 2018-19 ACSA/AIA Housing Design Education Award for "What Would Jane Do?," a graduate Interiors studio project that engaged the urban theories of Jane Jacobs and retail obsolescence in the Ohio Valley as dual catalysts for housing innovation.

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Professor Fay Published in HERD

Professor Lindsey Fay was recently published in the Health Environments Research & Design Journal (HERD).

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SOI Students Receive Oswald Research & Creativity Award

Two School of Interiors students were selected as the first and second place recipients of the Oswald Research and Creativity Award in the category of Design.

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What’s Next? 2018 | School of Interiors

The School of Interiors presents What’s Next?, an evening that engages regional professionals in student portfolio reviews, followed by a panel discussion on pathways to the profession.

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SOI Students Attend NeoCon 2018

School of Interiors Lecturer Chris Birkentall traveled to Chicago with 12 students to attend NeoCon during its annual conference June 11-13, 2018.

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School of Interiors students will present their work at the Undergraduate Research showcase Wednesday, April 25 from 1-6 p.m.

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New Research Published by SOI Professors

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Lindsey Fay and Professor Allison Carll-White on their recently published research.

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SOI Faculty Honored at 2018 IDEC Conference

At the recent 2018 Annual Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Conference in Boston, faculty members from the School of Interiors were honored with multiple awards.

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SOI Students Redesign Hemp Factory

Working in teams of two, 2nd-year SOI students in Professor Christine Mobley's class worked with a developer and the North Limestone CDC to redesign one level of a former hemp factory on Limestone. Here is one team's take on the project.

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SOI Director Patrick Lee Lucas Now a BALA Fellow

Patrick Lee Lucas, Director of the School of Interiors, now a BALA Fellow.

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School of Interiors Wins National Award

The School of Interiors in the College of Design was recently honored with the IDEC Teaching Excellence Award.

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School of Interiors Student Marissa Wilson Wins 1st Place in Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp

Interiors graduate student Marissa Wilson and finance and accounting December graduate Omer Tariq won the University of Kentucky Venture Challenge.

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Design Activism in Brazil

Rebekah Radtke, assistant professor of interiors, was recently published in Public, a Journal of Imagining America, for her work on community engagement through international experiences. Public is a peer-reviewed, multimedia e-journal focused on humanities, arts and design in public life. Congratulations to Rebekah!

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