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Future Innovation in Healthcare Takes Off at Design, Health & Wellness Symposium

Dozens of healthcare professionals convened with LSU faculty, students, and administrators at the LSU College of Art & Design this weekend to investigate how professionals in the social sciences, art and design, business, and…

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Professor Jun Zou Dives into Real-World Lighting Design at Tillotson Design Associates

LSU’s Jun Zou spent summer 2017 learning about contemporary lighting design at Tillotson Design Associates in New York City. “It was an excellent experience in a real-world lighting design firm,” said Zou, associate professor…

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Marsha Cuddeback Named Director of the LSU School of Interior Design

Ruth Z. McCoy Professor Marsha Cuddeback has been named director of the LSU College of Art & Design’s School of Interior Design. “Director Cuddeback’s appointment is a natural extension of her long and diverse…

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The LSU School of Interior Design is a CIDA accredited program emphasizing design that brings meaning and identity, function and purpose, health and safety to interior spaces. The program teaches specialized knowledge in creative problem solving, research and analysis, and professional preparedness. Interior designers give life to interior spaces. They shape, organize, furnish, and adorn the insides of buildings to reflect our personal and cultural aspirations.

93% of the 2013 class was employed by December 2013
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LSU college of art and design pizza party
The College of Art & Design welcomes incoming students by hosting a pizza party each fall.
lsu interior design studio environment
The studio is the heart of the learning environment for design students.
The four-year Bachelor of Interior Design program starts with a first-year pre-professional curriculum.
Interior design students spend a lot of late nights in the studio, which they have access to 24 hours a day.
Interior design students learn about lighting through specialized studio projects.
lsu interior design student in studio
Interior design students volunteered their time to make gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child.
Interior design student work is frequently displayed on the walls of the fourth floor of the Design Building.
lsu interior design student exhibit at conference
A student exhibits her project at a conference.
lsu interior design students visit eskew dumez ripple projects in new orleans
Students and Chair Jim Sullivan during a field studies trip in New Orleans
lsu interior design student work
Third-year interior design students proposed ideas for redesigning the Atrium Coffee Shop in the Design Building.
lsu interior design final reviews
Final reviews are a huge part of the studio learning environment for the design professions.
lsu interior design student service learning project
Students helped remodel the House of Destiny, a homeless shelter for women with physical and cognitive disabilities.
LSU interior design service learning project
The Interior Design Student Organization sponsors a service-learning project each fall.
lsu interior design student field trip
Interior design and architecture students visit the residential tower at 930 Poydras in New Orleans, designed by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple.
lsu interior design students visit manhattan
Interior design students visit firms in Manhattan over spring break.
lsu interior design capstone project
A fourth-year interior design student presents her capstone project to a jury of professors and alumni.
lsu interior design field studies
Students visited Poverty Point State Historic Site.
lsu interior design field studies
Field studies are an important part of the interior design program at LSU.
lsu interior design field studies
Students learn about the history of Poverty Point State Historic Site during a field studies trip.
lsu interior design travel opportunities
Interior design students can participate in a field trip to a major city each spring.
lsu interior design travel program
Interior design class of 2014 visit San Francisco over spring break.
lsu interior design students study impairment
In this home safety worksho, students wore glasses to simulate impairments to identify with special needs of the elderly.
lsu interior design steelcase project
An interior design student presents her Steelcase project to Steelcase employees.
lsu college of art & design graduation
lsu college of art & design commencement ceremony
Interior Design Class of 2015
Members of LSU interior design class of 2015
Interior Design Class of 2012
lsu interior design alumni glen boudreaux bid 1980
Glen Boudreaux (BID '80) of Boudreaux Associates was featured in D Home magazine as one of Dallas's Best Designers.
lsu interior design alumni beverly gaudin, bid 2012
Beverly Gaudin (BID '12) is a retail store designer for LeSportsac, an international handbag company.
lsu interior design alumni work
Suzan Tillotson (BID '81), president and founder of Tillotson Design Associates, designed the lighting for the Wyly Theatre lobby.
lsu interior design alumni work
Exterior lighting design of the Wyly Theatre was designed by Suzan Tillotson (BID '81).
lsu interior design alumni work
Outdoor lighting is one of lighting designer Suzan Tillotson's (BID '81) specialties (East River Waterfront).
lsu interior design alumni work
Suzan Tillotson (BID '81) designed the lighting for Lincoln Center Plazas.
lsu interior design alumni work
As an interior designer at Stantec, Brad Robichaux, BID ’08 designed Richard J. Lee Elementary in Coppell, TX, a NetZero, LEED Gold certified project.
lsu interior design alumni jennifer harris mitchell
Jennifer Harris Mitchell (BID '06) is an interior designer for Sizeler Thompson Brown Architects, specializing in healthcare design.
kriste rigby
Kriste Rigby (BID '87), principal of GraceHebert Architects, designed the lobby of the firm's Government St. location.
kriste rigby
Kriste Rigby (BID '87) renovated the interior of St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church.
lsu interior design alumni kenneth brown of hgtv bid 1995
HGTV's Kenneth Brown, BID 1995, is an alumni and taught as a visiting professor at the School of Interior Design.
lsu interior design alumni work
Rachel Cannon Lewis (BID 2004) is a contributing editor to House & Home magazine.
lsu interior design alumni work
Designed by Rachel Cannon Lewis (BID 2004) Interiors
lsu interior design alumni michael talbot bid 2009
Michael Talbot (BID 2009) discusses his meandering career path with interior design students.
lsu interior design alumni
Elizabeth Walther (BID 1983), principal and owner of Design Studio, is an aging-in-place specialist.
lsu interior design alumni
At Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, Dru Lamb (BID 2003) worked on the VA medical center admin building.
lsu interior design alumni
During her time at Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, Dru Lamb (BID 2003) helped design the New Orleans Bioinnovation Center.