Design Department

We are home to Animation and Digital Media, Game Design and Development, Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Master's in Design programs.
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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 & Design

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Arts and humanities events scheduled at UW-Stout this spring Featured Image

Arts and humanities events scheduled at UW-Stout this spring

Community events include theater, concerts, art exhibits and more; coincide with Destination Weekend, Spring Showcase
Professor Williams testifies for bill that could boost game design industry in Wisconsin Featured Image

Professor Williams testifies for bill that could boost game design industry in Wisconsin

With three nationally ranked programs in game design, UW-Stout is a leader in providing skilled talent for the digital interactive media industry.
University and partners continue to illuminate opportunities through graphic communications, design programs Featured Image

University and partners continue to illuminate opportunities through graphic communications, design programs

UW-Stout M.F.A. design student Jake Cater creates winning design for chancellor's seasonal greeting card