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Operations and teaching are online. Current and prospective students: please visit our COVID-19 Updates pages. Faculty and staff are available via email.

Our mission is to advance the field of design through research, practice, and education. We enable the creation of innovative products, services, and communications that address society’s most pressing issues, including environmental sustainability, access to education, access to effective and affordable healthcare, and economic and social justice. Our programs promote a collaborative, diverse, and pragmatic approach to design that prepares our students to thrive and lead in a world of rapid technological and cultural change and imagine the world from the perspective of others.

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.

View examples of work by our recent graduates:

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

Individual, no-contact viewing at Jacob Lawrence Gallery
Beginning on September 30, 2020, visitors may again view exhibitions at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery. There are a few steps to follow in order to take advantage of this opportunity during the gallery's normal hours. Read more
Aerial view of The Quad
The School of Art + Art History + Design is excited to announce an opportunity for three faculty appointments, representing each division within the School. Application deadlines vary. Read more
Exhibition for Sang-gyeun Ahn, Flint Jamison, Michael Swaine
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition that features work by three School faculty members. The exhibition runs from September 30 through October 17, 2020, and the gallery is reopening for individual, no-contact viewing. Read more

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