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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

Four instructional technicians
The School is happy to announce that our seven Instructional Technicians were nominated as a team for the UW 2018 Distinguished Staff Award. These staff play an integral part in the teaching mission of the School... Read more
Photomedia graduation exhibition 2017
Each year we celebrate graduating Art and Design undergraduate and graduate students with a series of exhibitions in the Jacob Lawrence Gallery and Henry Art Gallery. Join us for one or more of these in April, May, and June. Read more
Self Portrait by George Tsutakawa
Cascadia Art Museum is showing Northwest Design at Mid-Century through Mar 25, 2018. One-third of the artists and designers selected for the exhibition are School faculty and/or alums. Read more