WMU News

Interior design exhibit highlights past work, future promise

March 29, 2004

KALAMAZOO--The design work of seniors Catherine Sten, Rebecca Smith, and Suzanne Danford will be included in the interior design show, "Design is a State of Mind," at Western Michigan University's Interior Design Gallery, Room 1221 of the Trimpe Building.

As part of the interior design program's annual Senior Design Showcase, the show features students' most promising studio work, allowing industry professionals, parents, friends and faculty to get a sneak preview of some of the program's emerging designers.

The free exhibit opens today (March 29) and runs until Saturday, April 10. The gallery will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Sten is the daughter Douglas and Lori Sten of Napoleon, Mich. and Smith is the daughter of Robert and Carol Smith of Durand, Mich. Danford lives in St. Joseph, Mich. with her husband, Michael Danford, and her two children, Kendall and Kayla Danford. She is the daughter of Joel and Gail Gibson of Wilmington, N.C.

All three students will graduate from WMU this spring with bachelor's degrees in interior design.

For more information, contact Bernard Proeschl, WMU associate professor, at (269) 387-3724 or <bernard.proeschl@wmich.edu>.

Media contact: Gail Towns, 269 387-8400, gail.towns@wmich.edu

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