No time to waste in 24-hour pooper scooper design challenge.

In this daylong lock-in, student designers from MSU Denver, CU Boulder, and CCD went from concept to prototype to solve a common problem for pet owners with limited mobility.

Senior Design Exhibition - Fall 2023

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MSU Denver’s Department of Industrial Design invites you to our Fall 2023 Senior Design Show!

Our senior students will have their work on display and will be available to talk about their portfolios, projects, and experiences as a design student.

We hope you’ll join us!

When: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 | 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: Auraria Campus, Aerospace & Engineering Sciences (AES) Building

1449 7th St. Denver, CO 80204 (corner of 7th St. & Auraria Pkwy)

Light refreshments will be provided.

We encourage everyone to use public transportation to travel to and from the Auraria Campus. There will be a Colorado Avalanche home game this night and parking may be difficult, and rates will be increased.


Andrew Baxter (Senior), Lands Dream Role at Hasbro

Industrial Design student, Andrew Baxter, landed a dream role helping Hasbro produce the action figures for its upcoming blockbuster movie.

Senior Design Exhibition - Spring 2023


MSU Denver’s Department of Industrial Design invites you to our Spring 2023 Senior Design Show!

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2023 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: Auraria Campus, Aerospace & Engineering Sciences (AES) Building

Advanced IND Prototyping class builds a bento box inspired e-bike.

IND students take you through the process of building a Japanese bento box e-bike.

Bento e-bike reveal at the MSU Denver IND Senior Showcase - Fall 2022!

William Nalker ('19), Made in Denver

Industrial Design grad provides a clearer view of virtual reality for people who wear glasses.

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Senior Design Exhibition - Fall 2022


MSU Denver’s Department of Industrial Design Senior Show is Wednesday, December 14th beginning at 6pm!

Student work from our Upcycle: Survey & Exploration, Advanced ID Prototyping, and Furniture Design classes will also be on display!

When: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: Auraria Campus, Aerospace & Engineering Sciences (AES) Building

Women in STEM Conference


IND Alumna, Kristina Sandoval-Schock, is the keynote speaker at the 7th Annual Women in STEM Conference.

Friday, October 28, 2022
9am-10am, Tivoli 320 Baerresen Ballroom

Kristina is a Spring 2017 MSU Denver grad who majored in Industrial Design and minored in Mechanical Engineering Technology.  Her keynote topic is “Campus Engagement: A Roadmap for Student Success,” and she will speak about how engagement beyond the classroom has helped lead to a successful career in design.

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Schuyler Livingston ('16), Success by design

Schuyler Livingston combines art and science to bring ideas to life for Link Product Development.

Dominique Hunt ('21), Turns Smartphones Into Laptops

A Student At Metropolitan State University Created The "Phonebook" Turning Smartphones Into Laptops

Sharon Park

Toymaker. Joy Bringer. Roadrunner.

Alumna Sharon Park has the coolest job in the world – making people smile.
September 14, 2017

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Max Dahl

Home Security Never Looked So Good!

Max Dahl ('18), Designs Sleek Home Security Camera
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October 24, 2018

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Social Impact: Design for the Common Good

Public-interest design tackles big challenges. A new exhibit at the Center for Visual Art shows us how.
January 13, 2022

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Dara Dotz ('09), TED Talk

An ingenious solution for aid in disaster zones