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Design, Department of


100 Hayes Hall
108 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

Fabienne Munch

The Ohio State University Department of Design is dedicated to purposeful, systematic, and creative activity. Designers give form to products, spaces,and messages. Their designs involve the analysis of problems; the transformation of findings into solutions; and the expertise to devise compelling visual forms and to advance applications of new technologies in our lives. 

We define design as a purposeful, systematics and creative activity. The process is purposeful — designers give form to products, spaces and messages, and satisfy the functional, psychological and aesthetic needs of users.

{Paul Nini, Professor, Design}