Conducted through the Faculty of Design & Dynamic Media, rigorous coursework and hands-on projects and prototyping focus on human-centered research, sustainable design, applied industry partnerships, materials research and development and contemporary theory.
Founded in 1999, the School of Industrial Design at this huge Malmo-area university is designed to be “globally relevant without loosing its Scandinavian roots.”
A ever-growing heavyweight in the European sphere, this Swiss school continually turns out grads with top-notch portfolios, many of whom quickly launch their own studios.
CMU’s School of Design recently refocused all of its design programs to look at the field through a “design for interaction” lens.
Much-vaunted Eindhoven takes a classically Dutch approach to learning, espousing freedom as the path to creativity.
Housed in Will Alsop’s iconic Sharp Centre for Design in downtown Toronto, OCAD U’s Industrial Design program challenges students to infuse their work with global and local perspectives, including long-overlooked Indigenous views.
The RCA’s dynamic School of Design is a playground for rebellious thinking, providing an open-minded milieu that encourages students to think outside the box.
The Product, Ceramic & Industrial Design Programme at Central Saint Martins (part of the University of the Arts London) draws students from 90 countries to its campus in central London.
Inspired by its namesake, Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture (the university was previously known as University of Art and Design Helsinki) encourages its Collaborative and Industrial Design students to experiment.
Offering programs emphasizing a holistic approach, Carleton’s School of Industrial Design is just one of two schools in Canada recognized by the Industrial Design Society of America.
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