Discover why The Design School is right for you.

The Design School is one of the most comprehensive design schools in the nation. Our programs in architecture, environmental design, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, urban design and visual communication design are among the top 20 in the country, and are distinguished by a commitment to enable students to master their design disciplines, the art of collaboration and the skills necessary to develop cross-disciplinary projects.  The school also houses InnovationSpace, a multi-disciplinary research and educational laboratory that unites design, business and engineering.

Add creativity to your class schedule.

We offer classes that are open to all ASU students. Check out our available courses and add creativity to your college experience.
Several courses fulfill CS, HU or L general studies designations and awareness area requirements for C, G or H.


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ASU architecture students from The Design School helped to construct a selection of tiny spaces currently on view in an exhibition featuring 12 structures under 600 square feet at the Schemer Art...
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The new dean of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts says that a degree in design and the arts "may be one of the best preparations for a 21st-century economy."
According to Herberger Institute dean Steven Tepper, "bigger-than-me" experiences are necessary for students to have authentic growth.
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An ASU design and engineering professor has received the 2014 Yellott Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers at a national conference in Boston this summer.
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Students from ASU's School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts presented their design ideas for an "iconic plaza" to members...
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Faculty and alumni from The Design School at ASU won several awards at the American Institute of Architects Arizona Design Awards Gala, including the Arizona Architects Medal, the organization’s...
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ASU faculty, staff and students played prominent roles in the planning and design of "Guns to Salute the Fallen," a memorial to World War II veterans that will be dedicated Dec. 7 at Wesley...
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A team of of students from ASU and the University of New Mexico scored high marks in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon international competition, which concluded Oct. 12.
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ASU alumnus D.J. Todd has returned to his alma mater as a consultant to InnovationSpace in exploring new mobility concepts for wheelchair users.
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Registration is underway for spring classes offered by the ASU Herberger Institute Community School for Design and the Arts.


Oct 22 2016 - 4:30pm
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center