Industrial Design Degrees: Exploring Different Types of Product Design

If you’re curious about how new products are created, consider exploring product design and what it entails.

A Guide to Automotive Design: Classes to Expect

What kinds of classes will you be taking for an automotive design degree? Learn about some of the more common classes in this program.  

A Guide to Industrial Design Degree Programs: Classes to Expect

What does it take to become an industrial designer? Get ready for the different types of classes in an industrial design degree program with this overview.

Exploring an Industrial Design Career (What It Is and Why It Matters)

You have many options for modern, in-demand careers that combine art and technology—and one of those is industrial design.

Industrial Design Portfolio Inspo: Cool and Fun Designs for Everyday Stuff

While the word “industrial” might make you think of factories and smokestacks, the field of industrial design is actually very different. In fact, an industrial design career can be incredibly…

A Subaru Project on Your Industrial Design Portfolio? Why Yes, Please!

You have 98 days to reimagine a Subaru car for the year 2030. What will you come up with? This is the challenge posed to Academy of Art students from the School of Industrial Design, in…

Course Spotlight: Academy of Art Stays Ahead of the VR Curve

Academy of Art University has been on the virtual reality front lines since 2016, when the Schools of Communications & Media Technologies and Motion Pictures & Television hosted its…

WATCH: Industrial Design Schools Preserve The City’s Film Noir Mood

Nowadays, San Francisco is best known for tech startups, overpriced lattes, Victorian houses, and the primest of the prime in real estate. About half a century ago, however, things were a lot…

Hillsborough Restore and Create Automotive Scholarship Now Available

Academy of Art University is proud to partner with the 2018 Hillsborough Concours d’ Elegance to offer a $6,000 scholarship to an aspiring School of Industrial Design student. Why? Because, the art…

Ten Questions with Icelandic Urban Knight Jón Jóhannesson

Iceland. It's becoming one of the most Instagram-worthy places to vacation for people around the world, offering picturesque views of volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, lava fields, and the Northern…