Object Design


The Object Design and Fabrication Minor

The Object Design and Fabrication Minor goes beyond delivering proficiencies in digital fabrication technologies. In addition to the core OBDF courses, electives have been selected for this Minor from programs throughout AUArts.

These electives deepen student learning with respect to Object Design and Fabrication History, Theory and Context, Invention Literacy and Fabrication Methodologies.

Careers Include:

  • Graphic design
  • Product design and prototyping
  • Special effects
  • Interior design
  • Architecture
  • Industrial design

Popular Courses

  • OBDF 110 3D Object Design
  • OBDF 210 CAD and Digital Fabrication
  • OBDF 310 Algorithmic and Parametric Object Design

Studio Facilities

  • Laser cutter
  • 3D printers
  • CNC machine
  • Rhino CAD, Fusion 360, Grasshopper



Full-time Faculty