School of Design

Creativity, criticality, service, and social impact. We are researchers, coders, artists, and makers designing objects, systems, and experiences.


Idea Realization Lab

A student community that encourages crafting knowledge, improvisation and direct engagement. Physical technology classes are found here.

IRL Facebook


School of Design Talks

Diverse speakers from across the globe leading workshops from Engaging the Body in Play to The Mechanics of Reading to When Good Design isn’t Enough.

SoD Talks


Game Design
Japan Study Abroad

A two-week Japan study abroad trip touring cultural sites and game and animation companies, as well as a game and animation jam with local students.

Study Abroad


Design faculty Allen Turner leads CHA youth to reveal their environment and creative personality with media and interaction tools.

CHA Summer Program in Interdisciplinary Design

Students in the Virtual and Augmented Design Lab led by faculty Brian Schrank develop compelling experiences for emerging platforms.

Virtual and Augmented
Design Lab

Wabash Lights is a proposed light installation. Led by Jack Newell and Seth Unger, with Design faculty LeAnne Wagner, Nathan Matteson and CDM students.

Wabash Lights