Our Design Approach

Design For All is what sets Target apart from the pack. To us, design means taking the expected and making it extraordinary. Be it products, brands or services — we design every detail to inspire our guests and meet their needs. Our goal is to make every family’s Target Run convenient, relevant, affordable and packed with joyful experiences they won’t find anywhere else.

Meet our team

From our products and packaging to store features and the technology that powers our shopping experiences — great design is what brings us together. Meet some of the talented designers, engineers and other experts on our team who make the magic happen.   

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Design has been central to Target’s DNA for decades. We see design as more than a process — it’s a path. Where others see obstacles in the tension between competing visions or conflicting goals, we see the space to go somewhere new and create something better. What began as a radical declaration — Design for All — has become an integral part of Target’s brand.

Todd Waterbury Senior Vice President and Chief Creative Officer

Brands guests love

True to our “Expect More. Pay Less.” brand promise, we aim to create an unparalleled product assortment that goes beyond the basics. That means providing guests with high-quality designs they’re proud to buy, at affordable prices they love.

Get to know our brands

On Target: Differentiating Through Owned Brands

Our design partners

Over the past 20 years, we’ve worked with more than 175 design partners across apparel, accessories, beauty, electronics, food and beverage, and home. We strive to offer something surprising and joyful with every partnership.

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The full list: every design partner, ever

Michael Graves, 1999–2013 & 2019

Sonia Kashuk 1999–

Philippe Starck, 2002 & 2019

Mossimo, 2000–2017

Stephen Sprouse, 2002 & 2019

Andrea Immer-Robinson, 2002

Christopher Radko, 2002

David Kirk, 2002

Karim Rashid, 2002

Todd Oldham: Home, 2002–2003

Todd Oldham: Kid Made Modern, 2012–2019

Todd Oldham: Hand Made Modern, 2015–2019

Liz Lange, 2002–2016

Cynthia Rowley and Ilene Rosenzweig: Swell, 2003–2006

Cynthia Rowley: Whim, 2008

Isaac Mizrahi, 2003–2009 & 2019

Amy Coe, 2003–2007

Umberto Savone, 2004

Sean Conway, 2004–2010

Rachel Ashwell, Simple Shabby Chic 2004–2018

Fiorucci, 2005

Thomas O’Brien, 2005–2013

Deborah Adler, 2005–2015

Tord Boontje, 2006

Luella Bartley, 2006

Ayomi Yoshida, 2006

Paul and Joe, 2006

Tara Jarmon, 2006

Behnaz Sarafpour, 2006

Victoria Hagan, 2006–2010

Erin Fetherston, 2007 & 2019

Proenza Schouler, 2007 & 2019

Alice Temperley, 2007

Devi Kroell, 2007

Loeffler Randall, 2007

Keanan Duffty, 2007

Libertine, 2007

Rafé Totengco, 2007

Tracy Porter, 2007

Dominique Cohen, 2007 

Isabelle de Borchgrave, 2007

Marcia Kilgore, 2007

Patrick Robinson, 2007

Holly Dunlap, 2007

DwellStudio, 2008

Jonathan Saunders, 2008

Terracycle, 2008

Anya Hindmarch, 2008

Jemma Kidd, 2008

Sigerson Morrison, 2008

Richard Chai, 2008

Monica Botkier, 2008

Dean Harris, 2008

Joy Gryson, 2008

Justin Giunta, 2008

Jovovich-Hawk, 2008

Rogan Gregory, 2008

Napoleon Perdis, 2008

Pixi, 2008–

Sami Hayek, 2008

Hayden Hartnett, 2008

Thakoon, 2008 & 2019

Shaun White, 2008–2015

John Derian, 2008, 2010, 20192020

Anna Sui, 2009 & 2019

Rodarte, 2009 & 2019

Alexander McQueen, 2009

Orla Kiely, 2009

MIO, 2009

Tracy Feith, 2009

Paul Frank, 2009

Anna Sheffield, 2009

Carlos Falchi, 2009

Dror, 2009

Erickson Beamon, 2009

Felix Rey, 2009

Rogan Gregory—Loomstate, 2009

Simone Legno, 2009

Miss Trish of Capri, 2009

Hollywood Intuition, 2009

Marcel Wanders, 2009

Jean Paul Gaultier, 2010

Liberty London, 2010 

Stephen Burrows, 2010 & 2019

Isabel and Ruben Toledo, 2010

Marcus Samuelsson, 2010

Poketo, 2010

Zac Posen, 2010 & 2019

Eugenia Kim, 2010

Temple St. Clair, 2010

Trace Ayala & Justin Timberlake — William Rast, 2010

Cynthia Vincent, 2010

Tucker, 2010

Gianna Meliani, 2010

Mulberry, 2010

Dolce Vita, 2010

Simon Doonan, 2010

Giada De Laurentiis, 2010–2013

Albertus Swanepoel, 2011

Appaman, 2011

Calypso St. Barth, 2011

Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, 2011

Josie Natori, 2011

Dana Kellin, 2011

Go Collective, 2011

Missoni, 2011 & 2019

Gwen Stefani, Harajuku Mini, 2011–2012 & 2019

Jason Wu, 2012 & 2019

Neiman Marcus, 2012— Joseph Altuzarra— Jason Wu— Proenza Schouler— Rodarte — Thom Browne— Band of Outsiders — Carolina Herrera — Derek Lam — Diane von Furstenberg— Marc Jacobs— Marchesa— Oscar de la Renta— Philip Crangi — rag & bone— Alice + Olivia — Judith Leiber— Tracy Reese— Lela Rose— Brian Atwood— Eddie Borgo— Prabal Gurung— Robert Rodriguez — Skaist-Taylor— Tory Burch 

The Shops at Target, 2012— Cos Bar— Kirna Zabête— Odin— Patch NYC— Polkadog Bakery — Privet House — The Candy Store— The Curiosity Shoppe— The Webster 

St. Tropez, 2012

Nate Berkus, 2012–2018

3.1 Phillip Lim, 2013 & 2019

Prabal Gurung, 2013

Kate Young, 2013

FEED, 2013

Chris March, 2013–2014

Jeff Canham, 2014

Renee Kalfus — Annie Collection, 2014

Altuzarra, 2014 & 2019

Peter Pilotto, 2014

Poppytalk, 2014

Wit & Delight, 2014

STORY, 2014

Oh Joy, 2014–2017

TOMS, 2014

Eddie Borgo, 2015

Todd Snyder, 2015

Lilly Pulitzer, 2015 & 2019

Adam Lippes, 2015

Dwell Magazine, 2016–2017

SoulCycle, 2016

Marimekko, 2016 & 2019

Anna Kaiser with C9 by Champion, 2017

Victoria Beckham, 2017

Accompany, 2017

Chip and Joanna Gaines, Hearth & Hand with Magnolia, 2017–

Askov Finlayson, 2018

Hunter, 2018 & 2019

Museum of Ice Cream, 2018

Vital Voices, 2018

LeAnne Ford, 2019

Vineyard Vines, 2019

Shea McGee, 2020–

Designer Dress Collection, 2020
— Cushnie
— Lisa Marie Fernandez
— LoveShackFancy

Levi Strauss & Co., 2020–

Hilton Carter, 2021

Designer Dress Collection, 2021
— Christopher John Rogers

Jungalow, 2021–

Fall Designer Collection, 2021
— Nili Lotan
— Rachel Comey
— Sandy Liang
— Victor Glemaud

Christian Robinson, 2021

LEGO, 2021

Stoney Clover Lane, 2022

Tabitha Brown, 2022-present

Houston White, 2022-present

Rowing Blazers, 2023

Design for all

Even the smallest details can make a big impact on people’s lives. We’re committed to designing products that meet our guests’ diverse needs, and creating experiences that make every guest feel welcome and included when they shop with us.

More on our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Small Changes, Big Impact: Our First Documentary Offers an Inside Look at Target’s Commitment to Inclusive Design

Target trivia

  • Target kicked off our first design partnerships with Michael Graves and Sonia Kashuk in 1999.

  • So far, we’ve featured more than 175 design partners and counting.

  • Target offers more than 45 owned brands, and our in-house designers help bring each product to life.

  • LED light fixtures in nearly every Target store’s ceiling design save the equivalent energy needed to power nearly 40,000 homes each year.

  • Target is the No. 1 filer of trademarks in the U.S. annually.

Designing for tomorrow

From the products we sell to the way we build our stores and supply chain, our teams are putting innovative solutions in place across our business to leave the planet better for future families.

More on our sustainability strategy

Our stores and locations

No matter where, when or how our guests choose to shop Target, we’re creating easy, convenient shopping experiences that are also inspiring and beautiful, inside and out. 

More about our shopping experiences

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