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Design Students Participate in Exchange Session With UdelaR

On Monday, November 30th, an international exchange session took place between a group of second-year design students from the School of Design and the University of the Republic of Uruguay (UdelaR). This synchronous virtual session was organized as part of the Design Studies class “How People Work,” which provides an introduction to the practice and principles of human-centered design.


Remembering Bob Swinehart

With deep and profound sadness, the School of Design has recently learned of the passing of Professor Emeritus Bob Swinehart at the age of 78. Bob taught at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, primarily in the areas of graphic and communication design, from 1974 until he retired into emeritus status in 2010.

Featured Video by Communication Design Juniors

The first project from our Communication Design Juniors for Fall 2020. We partnered with, a group that believes that young people's full participation in the political process is essential to a truly representative, vibrant democracy. Each student designed a compelling public message campaign to help educate, motivate, and empower young people worldwide to register and vote. Their work will move and inspire you.

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