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OCAD University

OCAD University

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

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.

Royal College of Art (Industrial Design)

Royal College of Art (Industrial Design)

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: London, UK

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.

Central Saint Martins

Central Saint Martins

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: London, UK

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.

Aalto University

Aalto University

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Helsinki, Finland

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.

Design Academy Eindhoven

Design Academy Eindhoven

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands

Much-vaunted Eindhoven takes a classically Dutch approach to learning, espousing freedom as the path to creativity.

Carleton University

Carleton University

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada

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.

ÉCAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne

ÉCAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland

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.

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Bolzano, Italy

Aspiring designers in Bozen-Bolzano’s Faculty of Design and Art hone their “ability to create communication that involves all the senses and, through their creations, provoke a critical analysis of the status quo.”

Rhode Island School of Design (Industrial Design)

Rhode Island School of Design (Industrial Design)

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: Providence, RI, USA

Students in RISD’s large Department of Industrial Design learn to wield critical thinking and the design process itself with the goal of “making everyday tasks more streamlined, thoughtful or fulfilling.”

Pratt Institute (Industrial Design)

Pratt Institute (Industrial Design)

Discipline: Industrial Design

Location: New York, NY, USA

Pratt’s venerable Brooklyn setting – 1880s brick and brownstone buildings in a contemporary sculpture garden – belies the state-of-the-art facilities and studios inside.