A community of internationally published faculty researchers, industry seasoned design instructors, an administrative staff committed to student success, and globally acclaimed alumni.
I remember the first time I came to the School of Industrial Design. What I found was a passionate group of professors who were committed to helping students in their interdisciplinary research.
Maria Frangos, MDes Student
Some of our distinguished BID and MDes graduates.
Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. Over 3000 designs in production, over 300 awards and working in over 40 countries attest to Karim’s legend of design.
Sarah has worked as an industrial designer and project manager for over 20 years for a wide variety of clients from multi-national corporations, to basement inventors, to museums.
A design researcher and strategist with varied experience including an award-winning background in product and user experience design, and co-founder of the Ottawa City Woodshop.
Design is about the betterment of our lives poetically, aesthetically, experientially, sensorially, and emotionally.
Karim Rashid, BID/82
Instructors and adjuncts
School of Industrial Design admissions and portfolio requirements.