What is Design?

Design thinking is a method of developing understanding, brainstorming ideas, evaluating concepts with prototypes, and iterating. Want to learn more? Learn about the design process below.

Digital Design Process

Other UCSD Design Disciplines*

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Engineering Design

Engineering design is the process through which engineers create functional, physical products. Some of its chief concerns are functionality, usability, efficiency, and maintainability.

Animation & Computer Graphics

Design finds its place in animation and computer graphics through storytelling and the visual experience that these disciplines provide to the viewer.

Game Design

Game design is the creation of both physical and virtual games. It designs user interaction as well as aesthetics to create games for a particular purposes such as education, play, and health.