Design Department

We are home to the Entertainment Design, Game Design and Development, Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Master's in Design programs.
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Hello, and welcome to the Design Department!

We are one of two departments that make up the School of Art & Design at UW-Stout. The School of Art & Design is proud to be the largest art and design higher education entity in the entire upper Midwest, consisting of more than 1,000 students and 65 faculty who are actively engaged in various forms of creativity and innovation.

With award-winning and nationally-recognized programs and students, our hands-on, polytechnic-infused curriculum fosters an environment for creative problem solving and self-expression. We invite you to connect online with questions or visit us in person so you can tour our fantastic facilities and meet with our wonderful faculty.

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M.F.A. Design

Cultivate your knowledge and skills in diverse design disciplines that combine your passions for practical problem-solving and innovative teaching.
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School of Art and Design

All School of Art and Design News

Interior design student named to Future 100 list by New York magazine

An interior design student has made the 2021 Metropolis Magazine Future 100, a list of the most promising interior design and architecture students.

Speaker to address aging game players, accessibility in video games

A video game designer is the next guest for the School of Art and Design Speaker Series.

Among Us fan video animated by student has millions of YouTube hits

Chloe McChesney loves to use color and avoid straight lines, creating soft and visually effective animation.