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.

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Website Survey

If you use our website, we want your input. Please take our 6-question survey soon: bit.ly/WebsiteSurvey2015

New Faculty Hires in 2015

The University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design is exceedingly pleased to announce the hiring of five new faculty positions: four tenure track positions in various divisions and one competitive lecturer position. A search to fill a sixth position for a lecturer in the 3D4M Program is ongoing…

LinkedIn Ranks UW in Top 5 for Design

In March 2015, LinkedIn published rankings of graduate schools for design. We once again made the top 5.

2015 MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition

Henry Art Gallery
May 23 – June 21, 2015

2015 Graduation Exhibitions

June 10 – 20
Design
UW video about show posted here

Graduation Celebration 2015

Room 130, Kane Hall

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 7:00-9:00pm
tickets required; click header for more info

What Makes Us Special?

In October 2014, LinkedIn ranked the UW as one of the top five schools for design based on the success of recent graduates in landing desirable design jobs. We thought it would be worthwhile to contact some of the companies and organizations who hire our graduates to ask what our students have that makes them stand out…

SoA+AH+D at CAA 2015

Three faculty were involved with presentations at the College Art Association conference this year…

Faculty Searches

The School of Art + Art History + Design is welcoming applications for four faculty appointments across all three divisions. Please see this post for links to details on how to apply.