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Image of Professor Heather Barker headshot
As a design professor at California State University, Long Beach, Heather Barker is always looking for partner organizations that can use her students’ help. That’s how she found the Long Beach i-team. Over two semesters, Barker’s students researched and modeled the steps required to start a business in Long Beach. Their work laid the foundation for what became BizPort, a city website that gives entrepreneurs everything they need to know in one place.
Image of Puyi Liu's "WCY" Aisle Wheelchair
2018 Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition​ Industrial Design Student, Puyi Liu, is selected for Honorable Mention for her  “WCY Aisle Chair”
Students at a design department information session
Upcoming: Monday, April 30th 2018, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm   The Department of Design offers information meetings for prospective applicants who are interested in learning more about our program offerings in Interior Design, Industrial Design, and General Design. We encourage you to attend our information meetings per the schedule provided below:
Detail view of Shawn Shin's design
Shawn’s former professor described him as, “Amazing student, person, and designer – such a deserving talent!” See more from the Interior Design article online.  
Photo of model building students
  From Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) On Wednesday, March 4, the Student Recreation & Wellness Center (SRWC) unveiled a replica model of its building, designed completely by students in the interior design program at Long Beach State University (LBSU).