Recognition / May 9, 2013

Students are finalists in Battery Park Conservancy competition

M.A. furniture design student Laney Builteman (B.F.A., interior design, 2009) and M.F.A. industrial design student Jamie Bowerman (B.F.A., graphic design, 2004; M.A., industrial design, 2012) are finalists in the Battery Park Conservancy's "Build a Chair: America's Design Competition.” The top 50 designs, including Builteman’s and Bowerman’s design, “Chair for Battery Park,” were selected by a world-renowned jury from more than 1,500 designers from 15 countries across the Americas. The winner will be announced in November; voting for the competition is open until October. The winning design will be installed in Battery Park in New York City. To view the finalists’ work and to vote for a winner, visit the competition’s website.

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