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Seeking to create solutions that narrow the gap between the existing and the desired.

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1968
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Year of Department Establishment
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3000+
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Design Alumni
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18:1
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Student to Instructor Ratio
Advanced
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Ohio State’s strength has always been — and always will be — people and our potential to solve problems together.

Adapting to COVID-19 and the disruption it has caused demands ingenuity, compassion, flexibility and spirit. We must work together across communities, combine expertise and create new ways of thinking to deliver solutions — at an unmatched scale. 

Together, we are and always will be champions for people and their potential.

Recent News

November 18, 2020

Welcome one and all to the Third Annual Industrial Design Winter Market, our first-ever online version of an emerging tradition within the Department of Design at Ohio State. While visiting the…

October 19, 2020

During their Autumn 2020 industrial design studio course, fourteen 3rd-year students have been tasked with designing and producing “housewares” products that must strike a balance between the…

June 3, 2020

Ohio State Design Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Friends:

Singers sing. Writers write. Designers do. They do not sit idly by while others take on the world’s burdens. Now, as we…

May 14, 2020

The IIDA Student of the Year Award recognizes an IIDA Student Member who has significantly impacted their school’s interior design program through outstanding leadership,…

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Sébastien Proulx, Ph.D.
Associate Professor | Industrial Design Coordinator
Nathan Gorgen
Instructional Lab Supervisor