The Global Studio 2018: Local Mobilities

The Global Studio is a cross-institutional design course that aims to provide students with skills for working in cross-cultural and geographically distributed work groups. In the course, teams of students in different universities are paired to work together on design projects to act as clients and designers for one another. [...]

2018-10-09T15:47:04+03:0009.10.2018|Announcement, Event|

UTAK 2018 is concluded

The third of our National Design Research Conference (UTAK) had been concluded. The conference took place in METU Culture and Convention Center between 12 and 14 September, 2018. We would like to thank all our participants and stakeholders for making this great conference happen, once again. See Conferences page for [...]

2018-09-26T14:36:47+03:0022.09.2018|Announcement, Event|

STS Turkey 2018 is concluded

STS Turkey Conference, co-hosted by our department and METU Tekpol (Science and Technology Policy Studies) had been concluded. The conference took place in METU Culture and Convention Center between 10 and 11 September, 2018. Visit the conference website for more information:

2018-09-26T14:49:39+03:0020.09.2018|Announcement, Event|

Let’s Design Together: Apply for ID 403 Collaborative Design

This semester in ID403 Collaborative Design course we collaborate with Department of Food Engineering and Orhan Irmak Design. We invite undergraduate and master's students from Departments of Industrial Design, Food Engineering and Business Administration to our course, in which we will focus on innovative package design for "food away from [...]


Call for Tracks: DRS LEARN X DESIGN 2019

Call for Tracks DRS LEARN X DESIGN 2019 Fifth International Conference for Design Education Researchers 9-12 July 2019, METU, Ankara We are happy to announce that Middle East Technical University Department of Industrial Design is hosting the DRS Learn X Design 2019: Fifth International Conference for Design Education Researchers between 9-12 July 2019. [...]


UTAK 2016 – 2. National Design Research Conference

UTAK 2016, 2nd National Design Research Conference will be held between 21-23 September at Middle East Technical University. We hope to come together for sharing works carried out in the field of design, within the themes ‘Responsibility, Context, Experience and Design’. For further details, the conference website can be accessed [...]