Entry installation at Design Show 2015

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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.

We offer a Bachelor of Design (BDes) degree in the following majors: Industrial DesignInteraction Design, and Visual Communication Design. At the graduate level, a Masters of Design (MDes) degree is available.

Student Work

  • Design Show 2016
    Design Show 2016 in Jacob Lawrence Gallery
  • Industrial Design student work
    Industrial Design student work
  • Zephyr Search and Rescue app + vest by Curry and Hendrickson
    Christian Curry + Cadence Hendrickson, Zephyr search and rescue app + vest
  • ROAM by Julia Manchek
    Julia Manchek, ROAM, a digital publication about travel
  • Infographic by Khaito Gengo
    Khaito Gengo, Infographic: Too Good to Waste

Recent Design News

This trembling turf by Mary Ann Peters
This Jacob Lawrence Gallery exhibition presents the work of artists recovering the unwritten histories of immigrant communities shown alongside the work of contemporary poets. Opens July 7 and runs through August 18. Read more
Familiar Faces & New Voices exhibition at Tacoma Art Museum
An exhibition at Tacoma Art Museum surveys Northwest art in their permanent collection. Eighteen of the sixty artists are School alums and/or faculty. The exhibition remains on view through summer 2019. Read more
Oceans Away by Lydia Bassis
This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of June 2017. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there. Read more

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