Design Department

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Design Austin Shaw was invited to speak at Camp Mograph 2021, in Portland, Oregon on Sept. 9-12. Established in 2019, Camp Mograph brings together industry leaders for fireside chats and professional workshops in a natural setting. This year’s…

The Western Washington University Department of Design presents Michael Ellsworth, Peter Stocker, and Sheryl Cababa for a series of lectures in November. Ellsworth is a Principal/Co-founder of Civilization; Stocker is a Principal of the firm MG2; Cababa is Executive Creative Director at Artefact…

Western Washington University’s Department of Design is offering a new illustration certificate beginning fall 2019. The program is six classes, making up 18 credits, with two courses running each quarter of the 2019/20 academic year.

The new certificate gives students the chance to…

The Western Washington University Department of Design is curating "Design Days 2019," a week of design events, exhibits, speakers, and films May 13-16.

All events are open to the public; links and updated schedules are available at http://www.wwu.edu/design/wwudesigndays/.

On…

Western is proud of our  students who received Pride Foundation scholarships this year.  On December 3, we were joined by Eden Shore from the Pride Foundation to celebrate Bradlee Thielen, Jonathan Soren Davidson, and Emily Forrette, Western’s 2018 Pride Foundation Scholars.  You…

A GRAPHIC ARTS STUDENT at Western Washington University, Brooklyn Bell is a lover of nature and an avid outdoor athlete, but she says the outdoors don’t always feel culturally relevant,…

It takes a special person to be a Teton Gravity Research cinematographer. They have to be the perfect combination of talented camera operator, problem solver, expedition team member, while also being able to hike and ski the same lines as world-class athletes. It’s a job that many claim to want…

Students in the Design 481 Workshop just finished up their collaboration with illustrator Marisol Ortega to paint and install a mural along the new Aeration Stabilization Basin Trail at Squalicum Harbor. 

"Rise and shine” — this gentle command invites viewers to embrace…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Senior Student Design Showcase
Come join us! On Friday, June 15, Western Washington University’s graduating BA and BFA design students will be showcasing their…

Assistant Professor John Gialanella of the Design Department recently participated as a keynote speaker at AIGA Phoenix’s Method+Madness Conference. Along with fellow team members Jen Duran and Eric Torres, Gialanella and the team spoke to conference attendees about their grant-funded AIGA…

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