“Like a conservatory for aspiring performing artists,” ArtCenter offers “a space for dedicated art and design students to grow and thrive under the guidance of a faculty of working design professionals and artists.”
Held up as a tool for enriching life, the interaction design taught at Domus Aademy is “about creating a product or space that interacts with the body or the mind through innovative technology.”
The University of Waterloo’s School of Architecture recently got a massive boost thanks to a brand-new home when a local business consortium drew the school from its original Waterloo locale to nearby Galt.
Based in Brooklyn, Pratt’s School of Design sees New York City as an ideal lab for interior design students to develop both local and global perspectives and ultimately “connect the practice … to larger issues of habitation, cities and society.”
A top-ranked industrial design school, Umeå’s Institute of Design offers a specialized masters course in interaction design that presents a “practical and concrete” approach to moulding interactions.
In 2017, the university’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design took up residence in the One Spadina Crescent building, a 140-year-old Gothic Revival landmark reimagined as a 21st-century teaching and research facility.
Auburn’s School of Industrial + Graphic Design is recognized for its studio-based and industry-sponsored projects, through which students delve into transportation, furniture, consumer products, exhibits and user interface.
Harvard’s graduate landscape-architecture program, offered through its School of Design, is well situated to carry through on its lofty institutional goal: “a more equitable distribution of ecological and environmental resources” for “the creation of better futures across all regions of the world.”
RISD’s Department of Interior Architecture has located itself “at the intersection of architecture, conservation and design,” where advanced studio work in adaptive reuse is carried out by undergrads and grad students alike.
In just one year, this hub for international innovators instills students with a powerful ability to apply integrated hands-on and people-centred approaches to a variety of challenges.