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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
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Recent News

February 1, 2023

The Department of Design has called Hayes Hall home since 2010 and would like to celebrate its rich history. Completed on December 1, 1892, it is the oldest standing building on the Ohio State…

January 19, 2023

In this year’s final project from DESIGN 5505 Information Design (for non-majors), Associate Professor Yvette Shen asked students to choose a topic that would set them apart and give them an edge…

January 18, 2023

Second Year Industrial Design Student Emily Straughn has been named a recipient of the 31st Annual John Fergus Family Scholarship Award for their piece For the Chinese Cupwing. 

The John…

December 6, 2022

Congratulations to Erik Evensen, who received the Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Wisconsin–Stout in Fall, 2022. Erik is an Associate Professor in the Department of Design and…

People Directory

Zi (William) Yuan
MFA Candidate, DAIM | Graduate Associate
Susan Melsop
Associate Professor | Interior Design Coordinator
Mary Anne Beecher, Ph.D.
Professor | Undergraduate Studies Chair
Paul  Tenwalde
SADR Woodshop Technician