Kari Merkl, interior design faculty, exhibits two pieces from her Merkled furniture collection at the Museum of Contemporary Craft through January 2015.
Interior design students Katie Dennett, Whitney Olson Davenport and Yvette Weeks were among the winners of the 2014 Student Design Charrette Awards, hosted by the IIDA Oregon chapter.
The competition is designed to showcase "the best and the brightest students" in a hands-on, one day design charrette. Teams comprised of students, from different schools and years, came together to solve design problems. Each team presented their solution to a jury of designers, architects and industry leaders.
The winning teams were:
Alisha Noles - Art Institute, senior
Madeline Gorman - University of Oregon, senior
Yvette Weeks - Marylhurst, sophomore
Color Lee - PCC, sophomore
Katie Dennett - Marylhurst, freshman
Mary Culberston - PCC, junior
Whitney Olson Davenport - Marylhurst, freshman
Katie, Whitney and Yvette are pursuing the BFA in Interior Design degree at Marylhurst University.