Last Spring when San Francisco issued shelter-in-place orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it wasn’t just classes that went online at USF, but internships as well. Students enrolled in the Design Internship class typically work on-site in Design agencies… Continue Reading
Like all students, those in the Design Activism Community Engaged Learning class had their semester interrupted by the COVID-19 global pandemic. While sheltered in place and learning remotely, students were able to make the most of the semester and produce… Continue Reading
Part-time Design Faculty member, Sabiha Basrai, recently presented Designs on Democracy: The Roles and Responsibilities of Graphic Designers in the Trump Era at the San Francisco Public Library’s Koret Auditorium. Thanks to the Letterform Archive, you can watch her talk… Continue Reading
USF Design Majors and Graphics Center members Dana Capistrano and Sarah Hamilton recently got to participate in an Adobe Creative Jam at Adobe HQ in San Francisco!
Students in the Design Activism Service Learning class don’t just make work for the classroom, all of their assignments are ones that end up out in the real world. Throughout the semester students work with community partner organizations to create… Continue Reading
The Fall 2018 semester got up and running so quickly this year, we hardly had time to talk about it. We’re excited about many things this semester including our new part-time faculty member Nico van Dongen, faculty events with the… Continue Reading
When Design students graduate from USF, they might leave campus, but they don’t leave our community. Recently two groups of alums came back to campus to visit with students in current classes. They participated in guest critiques, spoke on panels… Continue Reading
Creative curriculum, small class sizes, the social justice mission in a liberal arts setting… there’s so much to love about USF’s Design Program. Here’s a glimpse at what our students and faculty love about Design at USF.
There’s a lot happening this Spring in the Design Program. We welcome new part-time faculty members, are excited about new courses, and new opportunities for our design students.
This is the blog for the Design Program at the University of San Francisco.