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Featured initiatives 

Our research activities leverage our skills and experiences as designers, providing tools to explore the issues which inform our teaching, critical practices and engagement with local and global communities.

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Meet our faculty researchers, their areas of practice and ways that we can collaborate.

Areas of practice and research

The Design School has a tradition of collaboration with other disciplines in developing transdisciplinary work. Our faculty connects design disciplines (architecture, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, communication design, experience design, service design) to many areas of application. The five core application areas of design practice and research are:

Collaboration opportunities

The Design School offers the following services to the industry, the public sector, and the community: professional design projects (full project, sprint, or session), design research projects (faculty led or graduate student theses), InnovationSpace studio course projects, and design studio course projects.

Our researchers