Oklahoma State University
College of Human Environmental Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising

The Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising integrates math, science, design and technology to enable our graduates to be successful in interior design, apparel design and production, retail merchandising, facility management and related fields. In addition to innovative and creative problem solving in the classroom, our students participate in experiential learning opportunities such as internships with industry, national and international study, student expositions, and cutting-edge research. 

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Solving human problems…enhancing human lives


Metamorphosis Fashion Show Announced
Apparel design seniors in the College of Human Sciences Sydney McAleb, Kara Rainey, Hannah Haines, Akhilaa Akurath and Chandler Craven are ready for Metamorphosis Fashion Show.

Five apparel design students and their original designs will be featured at the annual Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services Metamorphosis Fashion Show Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Stillwater Community Center Theater. Admission is free.
Gerber’s Digital Solutions to Educate Future FashionTech Innovators at Oklahoma State
Gift to College of Human Sciences North Wing to benefit Design, Housing and Merchandising students
The long and successful partnership between Gerber Technology and the Design, Housing and Merchandising Department just moved up a notch on the impressive scale with Gerber’s gift of the most up to date computer aided design and hardware for apparel design and merchandising students.