Design Office and Shops

Design Office

The School of Design is housed in the Fine Arts building near the southern edge of the campus. We offer a wide range of design experiences for students including large format printing, letterpress printing, bookbinding, 3D printing, rapid prototyping, full wood and metal shops, as well as interactive media including AR and VR.

Tools in the Design Shop

We are on a laptop initiative throughout the School. Please see Undergraduate and Graduate tabs for details on laptop requirements.

Design Office Hour

Office: Fine Arts Building, Room 121
Hours: Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–4:30 p.m.

Contact Information

Phone: (415) 338-2211

Shop Hours

Metal and Wood Shops: Monday–Friday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Rapid Prototyping Lab: Monday–Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and by appointment

Please check the Academic Calendar for campus closures and holiday hours.

Contact Information for Richard and Jim

Richard Ortiz

Jim Tay

Lab use is restricted during scheduled class time. Please check the posted signs outside of all labs for current information.

View our video of the Rapid Prototyping Lab