The interior design and architecture industry just received another strong message from the Midwest: the University of Wisconsin–Madison continues to be a go-to place for up-and-coming talent. Extending a long winning streak, Interior Architecture students …
Meet former intern: Hayley Pendergast ‘19
Major: Interior Architecture Pendergast says at first she wasn’t sure what she wanted to study — until she took her first interior design class and says “it just clicked.” As a student, she also founded …
Remembering Phillip Levy, an Advocate for SoHE Students and Design Excellence
A member of the SoHE Board of Visitors and a fixture of Madison’s design and philanthropic communities, Phillip Levy was a determined advocate for people-centered design and the human ecology approach. The Phillip A. Levy Design Excellence Fund will help to honor his legacy.
CDMC Summer Fellowships Offer Unique Research Support to UW Undergrads
Three undergraduate students recently presented the results of their Chipstone Foundation-supported summer research fellowships with the UW Center for Design and Material Culture at SoHE, showcasing projects in textile studies, material culture, and design thinking.
Congratulations and Farewells to SoHE Faculty This Summer
Several Human Ecology faculty have earned promotions in their departments, and we bid farewell to several retiring faculty.
Two New Design Studies Faculty to Join SoHE
Drs. Nastaran Shishegar and Uchita Vaid will teach in the Interior Architecture program.
SoHE Undergrads to Lead Two Wisconsin Idea Fellowship Projects
Congratulations to Danielle Wendricks (CNPL) and Nina Sugaya (IA)! Their projects, two of just nine awarded this year, will address local hunger relief and biomass energy production in Kenya.
Textile Tuesday: Carpet Fragment
Carpet fragment, United States of America, 1880-1889, jute, approx. 2”x4” Samantha Barris a fourth year student in the School of Human Ecology, studying Interior Architecture. This semester, I have been investigating the recent history and …
Interior Architecture Student a Semifinalist in Major Competition
The Steelcase NEXT competition focuses on innovative designs to create the NEXT workplace of the future. This year’s project client was a real estate development firm in need of a design for their new Denver …
Textile Tuesday: Yoruba Costume
Unknown Yoruba Artist, Masquerade Costume, Nigeria, late 20th century By Richard Lor, a fourth-year student in Design Studies, studying Interior Architecture Traditional clothing and garments have always intrigued me. The traditional clothing of my own …