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Second-year students re-design campus bookstore

Interior design technology students turned their creatively-skilled eyes to the Vermilion campus bookstore. 

Second-year students were tasked with re-designing the retail space to make better use...
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Design duo flex creativity in metal

Long hours working in a machining shop as a draftsperson left Amy Kistner, Class of 2010, and Taylor Bertoia, Class of 2011, uninspired.

The Lakeland College interior design technology alumnae drafted...
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Toronto trip inspires interior design students

Interior design technology students took their education across Canada to Toronto for the Interior Design Show 2017.

At Canada’s premier showcase of new products, furniture, designers and avant...
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Class of 2016 grad a double award-winner

Sydney Melnyk still can’t believe she’s a double winner in student design competitions.

“It’s pretty crazy, I can hardly believe it,” says the Lakeland College alumna of...
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Learning never stops for interior design alumna

Brittany McQueen’s dream of becoming an interior designer is now a reality. In fact, this Class of 2016 grad is now an award-winning interior designer.

McQueen’s journey to become a...
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Lakeland’s interior design continues winning ways

Cheers of excitement could be heard from Lakeland College’s interior design technology studio as students celebrated their classmates’ accomplishments on Friday.

Faculty and students from 2...
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Lakeland grad takes top spot in NKBA competition

Hard work pays off.

For Sydney Melnyk, Class of 2016 interior design technology, hard work landed her in first place in the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) 2015-16 Charette Design...
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Second-place finish for interior design grad

Sara Downing’s interior design success lies in the details. 

Being detailed oriented is what the Class of 2016 alumna learned to excel at in Lakeland College’s interior design...
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Students excel in charette competition

Lakeland College interior design technology students earned top place finishes in the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) 2015-16 Charette Design Competition.

Earning first place is...
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Cobb double-winner in design competitions

Laura Cobb is $6,000 richer after placing first and third in student design competitions, but it’s the confidence she gained from the wins that will pay the most dividends.

“The wins are...
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Annual Toronto design field trip

Jet setting to the big city bright lights of T.O., Lakeland College’s second-year interior design technology students had a live the learning experience they’ll never forget.

Nineteen...
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Modish first impressions

First impressions are important even when it comes to your home, according to one Lakeland College alumnus. Susan Jones (nee Gutting) is reinventing the humble doorbell with creative designs, aluminum...  Read more...

Steering the course for mobility design project

The best way to gain perspective is to walk a mile in another man’s shoes. Or for that matter, wheel in another person’s wheelchair.
That is the premise behind an exercise being done by

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Creative flair overrides siblings' mathematical minds

Some siblings are just not cut from the same cloth. Some have a flair for the creative, while others have a scientific mind.

Such is the case for Laurel Siemens and her siblings. A second year...
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Lakeland alum wins 2009 Premier’s Design Award of Excellence

As a high school student drawing up career plans, Rebecca Stewart ’06 wasn’t certain about what a career in the interior design technology field would entail.

After enrolling in Lakeland...
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Transplanted from industry to faculty

As penned by John Lennon, “life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”

For Greg Plant, instructor in Lakeland College’s interior design technology...
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CTS & Lakeland great fit

Like nuts and bolts, career and technology studies (CTS) courses delivered in partnership between Lakeland College and local area school divisions are a great fit for students.

CTS courses offered as...
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