DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN
NOTE FROM THE CHAIR

The Department of ­Design at FAAD, NDU offers educational programs de­signed to address the complexities and diversities of professional design practice: Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design and Photography or following graduate studies in design. Our qualified faculty members are capable of keeping up with society's technological change, and grow in harmony to meet the requirements of the job market.
Our curriculum within the design department follow the American system of higher education with the vision of NDU to edu­cate students capable of integrating method and information for the purposes of encouraging the exploration of critical thinking and diverse problem-solving meth­odologies, inventive investigations, and innovative research.

The Design Department is devoted to excellence in teach­ing, scholarship, academic
and creative research, and professional practice. The department provides undergraduate and graduate education emphasizing creative and intellectual thinking, awareness of in­dividual, social, cultural, and communicative issues, integration of new technology, and an ethical concern for environmental issues.

The department values and encourages interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary teaching in collaboration with colleagues, inside the community, and within the profession.

We welcome you to visit our newly built-premises where equipped classrooms, computer labs, studios, workshops and auditoriums provide state-of- the-art learning atmosphere.

John Kortbaoui FISTD
Assistant Professor
Chairperson Design Department