BFA in Product Design

 

Industrial designers, furniture designers, and jewelry designers all create objects that respond to human need, challenge convention, and elevate the lived experience. In the Product Design program, the distinct perspectives and skill sets of these three disciplines converge to build on one another, growing designers who have a uniquely broad understanding of the design process coupled with deep expertise in the concentration of their choosing.

From a solid foundation of critical research, ideation, making, and experimentation, you’ll advance to solving real-world design problems in a collaborative and interdisciplinary learning environment that reflects the working reality of 21st-century creative professionals.

 

 

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Student Experience

A man operating a drill press

"I want the pieces I make to draw back to honest materials, overall quality and sustainability."

Jake Hanson's love for hands-on making—first developed as a teen—has grown into a powerful multidisciplinary creative skillset in the Product Design program through his concentration in Furniture Design. 

Alumni Profile

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"Without KCAD I would not be creating furniture today. Four years there changed my life."

As the creative force behind C Yanxin Designs, KCAD grad Yanxin Chen is one of the foremost furniture designers working in the industry today, and he's continually pushing toward what's next.


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Information

View the KCAD College Catalog for a list of current courses. 

Jonathan Moroney, M.B.A.

PROFESSOR, PRODUCT DESIGN PROGRAM CHAIR
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Gayle DeBruyn, M.M.

 
 

Meghan Raven, M.A.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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Wesley Keely

ADJUNCT FACULTY
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Thanks to a unique blend of classic industry training and an interdisciplinary approach to design, you’ll emerge from the Product Design program prepared to adapt to and thrive within a wide variety of professional settings.

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