Recognition / May 9

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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