Groovystuff 1-Day Design Challenge
Interior Design Educator Council South Region Conference 2014
Florida State University
IDEC South Regional recently hosted a student furniture design charette during the first day of the South Region Conference at Florida State University. This 6-hour charette focused on designing lighting, furniture and home furnishings for Groovystuff, Inc. Students worked with founder and president, Chris Bruning, to design and develop lighting and/or furniture that models the Groovystuff furnishings line. He brought schools from the surrounding areas to participate in a one-day design camp during the conference, Groovystuff gave students a box of reclaimed materials and asked them to create a piece of furniture or accessory out of it.
Garrett Moses of Florida State University won best in show and will have his piece of furniture go into quotation with a possibility of production by Groovystuff.
Chris Bruning, the founder and president of Groovystuff, traveled to Tallahassee on October 24 and gave the keynote address for the Interior Design Educators Council South Region Conference sponsored by the Department of Interior Architecture and Design at FSU. As part of the conference, he lead students from the Department of Interior Architecture and Design at Florida State University and Eastern Florida State College as well as students from the School of Architecture at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, and in a group furniture design challenge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 24.
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