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@ebecks and I just made some new modular wood type for the typography demo tomorrow. No big deal...
@ebecks and I just made some new modular wood type for the typography demo tomorrow. No big deal…
October 23, 2013
Mobile experience workshop with Sarah Lowe
Mobile experience workshop with Sarah Lowe
March 2, 2015
Fuel for my @xdmiamioh MFA Systems Design Course at @miamiuniversity. It'll be a fun semester!
Fuel for my @xdmiamioh MFA Systems Design Course at @miamiuniversity. It’ll be a fun semester!
August 24, 2015
xdmiamioh7
xdmiamioh
October 12, 2013
Simply, technology is applied science (which includes dry erase markers as extenders).
Simply, technology is applied science (which includes dry erase markers as extenders). xdmiamioh
October 11, 2013
Got to meet the infamous Brian French of @frenchpaper today! Thanks @ebecks and
Got to meet the infamous Brian French of @frenchpaper today! Thanks @ebecks and
October 16, 2013
Aiga Head Heart Hand 2013
Aiga Head Heart Hand 2013 xdmiamioh
October 12, 2013
Fun and games in AIMS
Fun and games in AIMS
October 29, 2013
The Volvo is all packed up. Get ready Miami University, @ebecks and I have a few things to show you!
The Volvo is all packed up. Get ready Miami University, @ebecks and xdmiamioh I have a few things to show you! makingit
October 14, 2013
Aaron Draplin exhibition at MCAD
Aaron Draplin exhibition at MCAD xdmiamioh
October 14, 2013
Design is a many splendored thing.
Design is a many splendored thing.
October 7, 2013
Xd:MFA modular workshop with Richard Elaver
Xd:MFA modular workshop with Richard Elaver
September 27, 2014
End of the Friday XD 11:51pm
End of the Friday XD 11:51pm
September 26, 2014
Fun with pressure printing workshop!
Fun with pressure printing workshop!
October 21, 2013
Game design workshop with Bob De Schutter
Game design workshop with Bob De Schutter
March 20, 2015
New Ventures AIGA DEC Conference in Portland
New Ventures AIGA DEC Conference in Portland
September 12, 2014
Final presentations for Interdisciplinary studio, student packaging pieces for their adaptive reuse Live/Work project
Final presentations for Interdisciplinary studio, student packaging pieces for their adaptive reuse Live/Work project
May 5, 2015
Xd:mfa students ready for zine work with Aggie
Xd:mfa students ready for zine work with Aggie
September 6, 2014
Mobile experience workshop with Sarah Lowe
Mobile experience workshop with Sarah Lowe
March 2, 2015
Game design workshop with Bob De Schutter
Game design workshop with Bob De Schutter
March 20, 2015
Gutenberg-Intermedia Masters Program, Mainz, Germany
Gutenberg-Intermedia Masters Program, Mainz, Germany
November 6, 2013
Mobile experience workshop with Sarah Lowe
Mobile experience workshop with Sarah Lowe
March 2, 2015
Mobile experience workshop with Sarah Lowe
Mobile experience workshop with Sarah Lowe
March 2, 2015
Printing with brad vetter
Printing with brad vetter
October 23, 2013
xdmiamioh8
xdmiamioh
October 14, 2013
Modular workshop
Modular workshop
September 26, 2014
Xd:MFA modular workshop with Richard Elaver
Xd:MFA modular workshop with Richard Elaver
September 27, 2014
XD studio.. I just made it!
XD studio.. I just made it!
September 22, 2014
Xd:MFA modular workshop with Richard Elaver
Xd:MFA modular workshop with Richard Elaver
September 27, 2014
Mobile experience workshop with Sarah Lowe
Mobile experience workshop with Sarah Lowe
March 2, 2015
Pop Tarts have gone non-committal on their freshness dates.
Pop Tarts have gone non-committal on their freshness dates.
June 2, 2014
Finally finished with my hand-lettered psychedelia inspired infographics on legalization.
Finally finished with my hand-lettered psychedelia inspired infographics on legalization.
September 26, 2014
Sad: no connection. Happy: 8-bit T-Rex.
Sad: no connection. Happy: 8-bit T-Rex. xdmiamioh
October 9, 2013
Infographics finished! Topic: the issue of gender testing.
Infographics finished! Topic: the issue of gender testing.
September 26, 2014
Flex id
Flex id
August 26, 2014
The Secret Story Gutenberg-Intermedia Masters Program, Mainz, Germany
The Secret Story Gutenberg-Intermedia Masters Program, Mainz, Germany
November 6, 2013

Experience Design

Collaboratively offered by Graphic Design and Interactive Media Studies, the Miami University XD:MFA stands at intersection of design and technology. If you are a creative who wants to expand your understanding of technology or a technologist who wants to develop your design skills, this is the MFA for you. Apply

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Research + Projects

As an XD:MFA student, fill your days with discoveries and "a-ha" moments.

Research-Driven

You can't ignite the spark of discovery by watching from a distance. As an XD:MFA student you will use applied research to design, develop, deploy and test your own ideas, gaining insight and knowledge by doing.

Human-Centered

To meet a population's shifting needs, you must get to know them. As an XD:MFA student, you will embrace a human-centered approach. You will discover and define areas of need by directly engaging with target populations. This direct interaction will result in relevant, impactful design solutions.

Technology-Fueled

Technology permeates our daily interactions. As an XD:MFA student, you will explore how technology has shaped and continues to shape human experience. At the same time, new skills in coding and designing interactive experiences will empower you to redesign the future.

Collaboratively-Crafted

By collaborating across disciplines, engaging with visiting designers, and co-creating new technologies and systems with stakeholders, you will develop relevant and often unexpected outcomes. In the XD: MFA program, we don't explore how to solve problems for others; we embrace solving problems with others.

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The XD:MFA Program

“Program or be programmed.” —Douglas Rushkoff

MFA

Graduates earn a Master of Fine Arts degree, a terminal degree in the field of design. This degree will enable you to pursue new areas of professional practice or transition into a teaching career.

2 Year and 3 Year Options

MFA: students who enter with design training immerse immediately into research-oriented work (two years).

Design Intensive + MFA: students without design backgrounds blend into existing undergraduate design courses their first year and upon successful completion join the graduate program in their second year (three years).

Miami University

Chartered in 1809, Miami University is one of the oldest public universities in the country. Ranked third among all U.S. institutions of higher learning for superior undergraduate education, Miami's dedication to learning and access to faculty creates an empowering environment for graduate students.

Oxford, Ohio

Located 40 minutes from Cincinnati but secluded enough for intense study, Oxford couples small-town charm with the culture and opportunities of a city.

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