Department of Graphic Design and Industrial Design

Department of Graphic Design and Industrial Design

1950s

  • 1958 Department of Product Design established

1960s

  • 1968 L. Franklin Bost graduates

    L. Franklin Bost graduated with a Bachelor of Product Design degree. He later became executive director of masters, Biomedical Innovation and Development program, Georgia Tech University; and CEO of Spheringenics.

1970s

  • 1972 Richard Curtis graduates

    Richard Curtis graduated with a Bachelor of Product Design degree. He later became managing editor for graphics and photography at USA Today newspaper.

  • 1973 Department of Product/Visual Design

    The Department of Product Design is renamed the Department of Product/Visual Design.

1980s

  • 1984 David Evans graduates

    David Evans graduates with a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Product Design degree. He later became creative director and executive producer, and photographer for the National Geographic Society.

  • 1984 Department of Product and Visual Design

    The Department of Product/Visual Design is renamed the Department of Product and Visual Design.

1990s

  • 1991 Department of Graphic Design, Department of Industrial Design

    The Department of Product and Visual Design splits into the Department of Graphic Design and the Department of Industrial Design.