The Product Design Program provides a thorough grounding in the use, invention, and production of consumer products. It integrates the theories and applied practices of the art, architecture, and design disciplines.Students learn to develop projects from a personal, local, and global perspective. They gain in-depth knowledge about materials, idea generation, prototyping and manufacturing. Hand skills are taught alongside high tech 3-D rendering and printing. Our students finish the program with confidence and skills to work for a company or start their own business.Students with an interest in being rigorous, critical, hands-on, mission-driven designers are perfect candidates for product design B.A. and B.S. degree programs in Eugene and the fifth-year B.F.A. degree program in Portland.