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Note from the Chair

Dear Prospective Students and Design Enthusiasts,

Greetings from the Chairperson's Desk at the Department of Design, nestled within the esteemed Ramez G. Chagoury Faculty of Architecture, Arts and Design!

Our department stands as a beacon of creativity and innovation, offering an array of educational programs meticulously crafted to cater to the vibrant realms of Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, and Photography. Our programs are more than just learning experiences; they are gateways to mastering the intricacies and embracing the diversity of professional practice in the ever-evolving design landscape.

At the heart of our ethos lies the commitment to nurturing both academic excellence and critical thinking prowess in our students. We understand that the future belongs to those who can navigate complexities with finesse and insight. As such, our programs are thoughtfully designed to foster not only creativity but also the ability to dissect and analyze, essential skills that define successful design professionals.

A cornerstone of our department is the revered Masters of Arts in Design degree, a testament to our dedication to pushing the boundaries of design discourse. This program provides an enriching platform, grounded in robust theoretical foundations, that shapes the trajectory of design across our region.

Aligned with the visionary principles of NDU, our curriculum seamlessly integrates with the American higher education framework. This harmonious alignment equips our students with more than just design knowledge; it cultivates proactive citizenship, entrepreneurial acumen, and a comprehensive grasp of design theories and technological nuances.

One of our proudest attributes is our unwavering belief in the power of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary education. We embrace the fusion of ideas from diverse fields, creating an environment where innovation thrives. Our esteemed alumni, spread across the globe, are a testament to this commitment and contribute to the continuous enrichment of our students' experiences.

As you embark on this remarkable journey of exploration and growth, we extend a warm invitation to join our programs. Immerse yourself in an education that goes beyond the ordinary, where creativity knows no bounds, and possibilities are as limitless as your imagination.

We eagerly await to welcome you to the Department of Design at Ramez G. Chagoury, where your academic aspirations and design passions will find their perfect home.

Wishing you an inspiring academic journey ahead.


Salim Akl

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