GAID Laptop Requirement

The Graphic & Interactive Design program at Tyler School of Art and Architecture  is committed to excellence in design and the full integration of technologies within our discipline to best educate and prepare our students to become leaders in this field. A thorough understanding of the changing nature of design and the integral role that technology plays in it, is essential for all our design students. In order for our students to be active participants in this ever-changing environment.


“MINIMUM” Laptop Requirements


Optional Hardware 

  • Color, Photo and Document Scanner

  • Color, Wide-format Printer




STRONGLY Recommended Software

Students who are unable to purchase a laptop will have access to loaners during class time and can use one of the available systems in the working lab outside of class.

Students with any technical questions about hardware or software should email Bryan Satalino, assistant professor.