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Portfolio guidelines

The portfolio should provide the best examples of creative intellectual activity and recent professional work.

Requirements

Successful candidates are chosen from a large pool of applicants. The design of the portfolio is important, and indicates the applicant is sufficiently prepared to pursue studies in the program. Above all, your portfolio should show your ability to think and work creatively in both 2D and 3D, and to communicate this effectively.

Your portfolio should include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of interest
  • 2D and 3D creative work

Curriculum vitae

An overview of your academic accreditation, work experience, interests, and other activities that may be relevant to the Bachelor of Industrial Design program.

Statement of interest

A statement underscoring the reasons you want to study industrial design. The statement should be brief and to the point.

2D and 3D creative work

Diverse selection of 2D and 3D creative work demonstrating freehand and computer generated drawings, technical drawings, paintings, graphics and photographs, and images of 3-dimensional work such as sculptures, models, renovations, furniture, fashion items, and other. Each project should include both the process and the final work, as well as explanatory notes.

Technical specifications

Portfolio should not exceed 20 samples. Each sample should be prepared as either JPG or PDF, in either horizontal and/or vertical orientation. Samples should not exceed 1920 × 1080 pixels.

Name each sample as Lastname-Firstname-01.jpg (or pdf), Lastname-Firstname-02.jpg etc.

Submission

Submit portfolio samples online using Slideroom.

For reviewing purposes, upload one sample at a time. Additional instructions will be available after logging into Slideroom.

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Applications are managed by the Undergraduate Admissions Department, and portfolios are submitted separately to Slideroom.