Seiji Ikeda, MFA

Associate Professor | Art & Design: Graphic Design

Address: Nelson Hall 141 (NH 141)
Phone: 507-389-1632


Seiji Ikeda has broad expertise as a visual communication designer and educator. He is proficient in branding, graphic design, web design & development, user experience, user interface, ethnographic-based human centered design, design thinking & strategy, visual semiotics, and Japanese design. His research interests also include design for community, diversity & inclusion,  and cultural sustainability. Ikeda’s clients include non-profit organizations, indigenous communities, and grant-based collaborations. His visual artwork & designs have been featured nationally and internationally in Japan, Korea, China, and Europe.


  • M.F.A., Visual Communications, Kansas State University
  • B.F.A. Graphic Design, Kansas State University


  • Interaction Design (UI/UX)
  • Design Thinking
  • Human Centered Design
  • Cultural Sustainability
  • Design as Social Justice
  • Visual Semiotics
  • Japanese & Nisei Art/Design
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