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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
  • Making Letterforms project by Julia Manchek
    Julia Manchek, Making Letterforms project
  • Infographic by Khaito Gengo
    Khaito Gengo, Infographic: Too Good to Waste

Recent Design News

Tad Hirsch
Interaction Design Professor Tad Hirsch has had an article and book chapter published recently. He also traveled to two conferences — CHI 2016 in San Jose, California, and DIS 2016 in Brisbane, Australia — to give presentations co-authored with graduating MDes students. Read more
Tzyy Yi (Amy) Young
Ten students were recognized with awards at our Graduation Celebration. One of the students, Tzyy Yi (Amy) Young, also was the recipient of the Arts & Sciences 2016 Dean's Medal in the Arts. Read more
Marigold Marriage by Kamla Kakaria
This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of May 2016. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there. Read more