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.
The School of Art + Art History + Design is pleased to announce that we have hired two tenure-track faculty who will begin their teaching in autumn quarter 2016. These positions represent the continuation of a long-term legacy in our Division of Art History and the expansion of an important area in our Division of Design. Read more.
A listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during April. Read more.
May 25 – June 4 | Painting + Drawing | Jacob Lawrence Gallery
Opening: Tuesday, May 24, 5-8pm RSVP
Next exhibition: Design Show, public reception on June 10
Saturday, June 11, 9-11am
Tickets required; read more
May 28 – June 26, 2016
free public reception: Friday, May 27, 7-9pm; RSVP here
Henry Art Gallery
UPDATE: The Royalty Research Fund project led by Professors Karen Cheng and Kristine Matthews has progressed well. UW News published an article about the project, with links to video and an image gallery, on April 20, 2016.
Our four newest tenure-track faculty—Jason O. Germany, Aaron Flint Jamison, Adair Rounthwaite, and Michael Swaine—have been busy with developing their courses along with activities outside the classroom. Read more.
Jonathan Hiskes of the UW Simpson Center for the Humanities has written an essay about recent work by Interaction Design Professor Tad Hirsch. Read more.
April is upon us, mid-terms are around the corner, and we are now well into the final quarter of the year with spring break fading in our memories. Window shades filter the welcome sunshine as I glance up to view the Quad that is abuzz with activity now that the leaves on the cherry trees have overtaken another spectacular bloom… Read more.