Kari Merkl, interior design faculty, exhibits two pieces from her Merkled furniture collection at the Museum of Contemporary Craft through January 2015.
Abigail Marlatt and Katherine Park, students in Marylhurst's interior design program, received top awards in a statewide student design competition sponsored by the International Interior Design Association and American Society of Interior Designers in May 2013.
Abigail, a fourth-year student, took first place in the large commercial category with her design of Portland Base Camp, a professional training facility for amateur outdoor athletes. This is the third consecutive year a Marylhurst student has won the top prize in the large commercial category.
Katherine, a third-year student, won the residential and people's choice award for her temporary emergency housing project design.
All fourth-year interior design students will present their thesis projects on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at SmithCFI in northeast Portland.