The Design Center is physically closed until further notice, but Design Center staff are active and offering online programming and virtual consultations in the fall. Email with questions for design-related support and info about online programming. More details here.

Design Center

Service Changes COVID-19

Check here for our updated services due to the current health crisis.


to the Design Center at Barnard College! We’re an inclusive makerspace that offers weekly tool trainings, in-depth project workshops, and interdisciplinary studio space for makers across the Barnard and Columbia campuses. 

Course Support

Faculty and teaching staff: the deadline to apply for curricular support with us is September 30th, 2019. Find out more about requesting course-support from the Design Center.

Spring Workshops

Curious about what project-based workshops we're teaching in the spring? Check below for more details! 

Visit our project gallery to get a sense for all the fantastic things people have created!