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Connect Lecture Series: Tyler Musgrave on Restorative Justice, Design, and VR

Time: October 31, 4-5pm

Location: J. Paul Leonard Library (Lib) room 244

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Applications for Fall 2020

School of Design now accepting applications for Fall 2020!

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Announcement for Assistant Professor Positions SFSU Design

Two New Tenure-Track Positions in Design!

The School of Design is happy to announce we are searching for 2 new Tenure-Track Positions in Design!

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Design (Foundations) in the School of...

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Highlight: Summer Design Researchers (School of Design, San Francisco State University, DES 505 Senior Design Project)

As the summer draws to an end we want to highlight the exceptional work of our two Summer Design Researchers, Louis Terreros and Winnie Guan.

Louis and Winnie worked with Design It Forward...

Special Invite for students SF Creative Boot Camp OCT 1st - 4th

The One Club has a special invite to students for the opportunity to participate in One Club's upcoming Creative Boot Camp below.  

On October 1st – 4th  they are hosting another FREE...

Still From "Fog", Wioleta Kaminska

DES Prof. Wioleta Kaminska to head to Iceland to work on time-based media projects in 2020.

School of Design Adjunct Professor Wioleta Kaminska has been selected an artist in residence at the SIM Residency in Reykjavik for the month of June, 2020 and an artist in residence at the...

Left to right: Professor Cheryl Giraudy (OCAD University, Toronto), Professor Saskia van Kampen (San Francisco State University), and Bryan C. Lee Jr. (Colloqate Design, New Orleans).

Prof Saskia van Kampen (SFSU) and Cheryl Giraudy (OCAD U) receive $25,000 SSHRC Partner Engage Grant for Toronto-based research project.

“Placemaking has the ability to strengthen the connection between people and the places they share” (Project for Public Spaces, 2016).

Design Wo/ManifesT.O. 2020 is a 4+ phase research...

Crystal Candalla

DES Student Crystal Candalla Wins Marcus Research Grant

DES Vis Com student Crystal Candalla has been awarded a Marcus Undergraduate Research Fellowship Grant for AY2019-2020. She won the grant for a proposal with her faculty mentor, Assistant...

SF State Scholars Program expands to include Design!

SF State Scholars Program expansion

The Division of Graduate Studies...


2019 Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT) 51st Beta Beta Chapter Honors Society Initiation Ceremony & Awards Luncheon Reception

Our SF State University, School of Design, 2019 Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT) 51st Beta Beta Chapter Honors Society Initiation Ceremony & Awards Luncheon...

Audrey Wildemann’s Poster Placed in Hamburg Exhibition

The Anfachen Award in Germany is given to poster designs that stir up, inspire, stimulate, and dig up – all in relation to the immanent questions of...

Design Student Team Makes Finals in Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge

STANFORD CENTER ON LONGEVITY -- The Stanford Center on Longevity announced eight finalist teams for its 2018 – 19 Design Challenge “...

James Getomer in Burma

James Getomer, Design Graduate Student, Will Represent SFSU At The CSU Student Research Competition

James Getomer (MA in Design, 2019) has been chosen to represent San Francisco State University at the CSU Student Research Competition in the area of Creative Arts and Design. Join us in...

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Prof. Singer in the new book Undesign

Associate Professor Joshua Singer's paper “Hacking the Semiosphere: The Ad Hoc Atlas: A Manifesto as Manifestation of Undesign, V5.3: An exercise in reflexive (and recursive) design practice about...

The Map of Western Regional Graduate Program States

Design Graduate Program joins WRGP

We are pleased to announce that the School of Design is now part of the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP), which enables students in...