The Division of Design educates and trains designers to create and develop concepts that optimize the function, value, and appearance of communications, products and systems for the benefit of both industry and society. Within the Division of Design, there are three majors: Visual Communication Design, Industrial Design and Interaction Design.

Current News

ID Lecturer Position Open

The Industrial Design Program in the Division of Design has a nine-month full-time lecturer position open for the 2014-2015 academic year. See details in this PDF.

2014 Microsoft Research Design Expo

Interaction Design Professor Axel Roesler and his students continue to be invited to this annual event. Read more by clicking the header.

Christopher Ozubko Endowed Graduate Support Fund

We are delighted to announce that, in honor of Professor Christopher Ozubko’s 18-year tenure as Director of the SoA+AH+D, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends have come together to establish an endowment…

2014 Graduation Awards

Go here to read the article about our Dean’s Medalist Jueqian (Ripple) Fang. Click the title above to see the full list of awards given at this year’s Graduation Celebration.

Stefani Bartz Wins SDF Grant

The inaugural annual grant from the Seattle Design Foundation was awarded to Stefani Bartz in June 2014. Four other Division of Design students had proposals that received honorable mention.

2014 4Culture Art Projects Grants

At the beginning of June, 4Culture announced the winners of this year’s Art Projects grants. Five of the recipients are alumni…

Alumni Interviews Online

Three Division of Design alumni—Joey Flynn, Melanie Wang, and Maurice Woods—had interviews published in May and June 2014. Click above to link to those interviews.

Design 300 – Design Thinking, Summer Quarter 2014

A class for students from any major who enjoy creative, hands-on projects and want to learn how the power of design can change the world.

2014 Graduation Exhibitions

The exhibitions are over for this academic year, but you may still visit the Design Show website.