Master in Furniture Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

Master in Furniture Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Furnish your future for success

The SCAD furniture design program is grounded in the context of a robust art and design university, where students create furnishings that are thoughtful, ergonomic, beautiful and sustainable. Collaborations with peers in related creative spheres lead to groundbreaking projects like SCADpad®, where SCAD furniture design students innovated micro-housing furniture solutions that were both functional and breathtaking. Opportunities just like these await you at the university for creative careers.

M.A. in furniture design

Available at: - Savannah

  • SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation*
  • SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking*
  • SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research*
  • FURN 708 3-D Computer-aided Design for Furniture
  • FURN 715 Methods in Furniture Fabrication
  • FURN 732 Evolution of Furniture Design
  • FURN 738 Furniture Studio: Design and Implementation
  • FURN 748 Furniture Studio: Process and Prototype
  • FURN 749 Furniture Design M.A. Final Project

— 700-level ARLH or ARTH elective — Directed elective† — 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 45 hours*

M.F.A. in furniture design

Available at: - Savannah

  • SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation*
  • SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking*
  • SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research*
  • FURN 708 3-D Computer-aided Design for Furniture
  • FURN 710 Issues in Furniture Design
  • FURN 715 Methods in Furniture Fabrication
  • FURN 732 Evolution of Furniture Design
  • FURN 738 Furniture Studio: Design and Implementation
  • FURN 742 Directed Research in Furniture Design
  • FURN 748 Furniture Studio: Process and Prototype
  • FURN 754 Directed Studies I: Thesis Research, Application, and Design
  • FURN 764 Directed Studies II: Thesis Development, Execution, and Exhibition
  • FURN 770 Professional Portfolio: Entrepreneurial and Business Strategies
  • FURN 779F Graduate Field Internship†
  • FURN 779T Graduate Teaching Internship†
  • FURN 790 Furniture Design M.F.A. Thesis

— 700-level ARLH or ARTH elective — Directed elective‡ — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 90 hours*

Careers in furniture design

Become a furniture designer. Become a design consultant. Become a product engineer. As a student at SCAD, you will gain valuable experience by participating in industry-sponsored projects with brands like Urban Outfitters, Steelcase, C.H. Briggs, Davis Furniture and Hickory Business Furniture. These opportunities help students hone their strategic design expertise and build their portfolios, often leading to internships and careers.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Contract or residential furniture designer
  • Hospitality furniture designer
  • Design consultant
  • Exhibit designer
  • Limited-production furniture designer
  • Fixture and display designer
  • Custom lighting designer
  • Product designer
  • Environmental designer

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • American Institute of Architects
  • David Trubridge Design
  • Dwell
  • Handspun Studio
  • KWALU
  • Museum of Design Atlanta
  • Savannah Morning News
  • Studio-ZG
  • The South magazine
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 23, 2018
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