Academics

College of Design & Art

Introduction

In contemporary, our lives as well as cultural conditions are gradually altered by social structure and competitive technology.

The principal aim of Living Products Design is to embody students' design goals by analyzing such global markets as Furniture, Ceramic, and Textile. Furthermore, students are able to evolve their productive design projects in relation to practicability and aesthetical views. At last, during 4 years study, students can realize their creative eminence as professional designers since they are well orientated by pedagogical purpose, studious passion, and cultural tendency.

History

The College of Design and Art was first approved and installed as the Department of Applied Arts in the College of Family in 1968. The College of Design and Art has continued to revise and supplement its educational system to overcome its difficulties as a local university for growing and graduating many qualified students constantly.

In the midst of rapidly changing university environments to the social changes caused by informationization, the College of Design and Art divided the School of Art and Design to the School of Fine Arts and School of Design in August 2001 in order to construct an educational system that meets the needs of the times, in order to find ways to help the university grow.

Job Fields

Textile design, fabric and fashion materials planning, industrial weaving design, automobile seat design, industrial ceramic design, ceramic materials field, ceramic public/national research center, ceramic art studio, furniture design, interior design, show-window display, visual merchandising, colorist, stationary design, home furnishing, ornaments and accessory design, ceramic art researcher, teacher, professor

Faculty

sorted by the position and Korean name

Curriculum

Department Of Living Products Design
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    CONVERGENCE- AND INTEGRATION-BASED THINKING AND WRITING
    The ability of analyzing and solving problems is emphasized as one of the conditions for survival in the 21st century and one of the core elements of creative capabilities. This course was designed to cultivate convergence- and integration-based creative capabilities, which are integrated problem-solving capabilities to collect, analyze and process knowledge and information by reinforcing the ability of analyzing and solving problems, recreate it in a synthetic fashion, and express it effectively through speech and writing. The course will help the students cultivate their synesthesia thinking and communication skills based on sympathy with other human beings, understanding of the community, and positivity or Gongseong that is sought after by Yeungnam University. Its ultimate goals are to promote the students' creative knowledge development and reinforce their writing capabilities consistently through "convergence- and integration-based thinking and writing as a problem-solving approach."
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    SEMINAR FOR ACADEMIC LIFE
    1. Summary of the course This course is to assist university freshmen in CRM designing to adapt university life well through the instruction and counselling of supervising professor. (This course is composed of self analysis, personality type test, career research, instruction for the success of university life, career plan and direction setting, CRM designing method and CRM designing. The course should be teaching in classes of the students by supervising professor.) 2. Course objectives This course is to motivate the students before the mid term exam and provide students with self analysis, personality type test (MBTI or TCI) and career research (YAT test). Also, this course shall has a plan to instruct the students to enhance the efficiency of university life through career and time management. In addition, this course is to make a chance for the students to have practical assistance to university life by providing study method, report designing strategy and the information on academic system and various kinds of internal programs of the university. After the mid term exam, the students will be instructed to set the direction of career designing through continuous counselling of supervising professor and the students will be able to establish CRM designing and execution plan.
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    SOFTWARE AND AI
    Software and AI (Artificial Intelligence) course aims to educate the basic concepts of software and computational thinking to use them in various applications. It allows students of various majors to experience the core technologies of the 4th industrial revolution, such as big data, machine learning, and AI. It also introduces various applications of AI so that students can easily apply these technologies to their field of study. This course classifies the lecture types into three categories, and adjust the lecture difficulty according to the student's academic ability.
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    SPECIALIZED ACADEMIC ENGLISH
    The aim of the course is to help students increase their fluency and accuracy in English. The course will be co-taught by Korean and Native English instructors. Korean instructors will provide students with an opportunity to practice English structure, vocabulary, and expressions, and students will be encouraged to enhance their verbal skills by actively participating in classroom activities. Students will further practice expressing themselves in English with native English instructors.
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    BASIC DIGITAL DRAWING
    As the basic course of computer application for design, this class emphasize the learning of various expression skills of 2D programs. Students build up their ability to express ideas efficiently by using computers in the process of design.
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    CREATIVE THINKING AND DESIGN
    To give students an opportunity to explore their own creativity, this course provides students an understanding how idea development relates to the design and construction process.
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    FUNDAMENTAL DESIGN I
    By taking this course, students look at 3 design components, line, plane and volume and how they relate to structure, surface and form in two dimension and three dimension design.
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    LIVING DESIGN AND CULTURE
    In modern life including food, clothing and shelter which have been developed with 20 centuries’ various design styles, students will explore directions of new living design for future and its fundamental principles.
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    SOCIAL CONTRIBUTION AND SERVICE
    This course is to cultivate community sense as members of society and the global village for students in order to develop the basic knowledge required as global citizens. Especially, this course is to foster the spirit of cooperation, sharing, service, and creativity and study the social contribution and leadership to solving the challenges the global community faces. As a liberal arts course, it is centered to nurture a leader having the global capability to contribute to community development through learning the knowledge and the case on the value & logic of social responsibility focused on environmental preservation, social contribution, and good governance(ESG). This course aims to foster a generous mind, learn knowledge and technology and build the capacity to contribute to building a society towards a safer and happier world through the study of theory and practice.
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    DESIGN PROCESS
    This course emphasizes to achieve an understanding of processes for developing concepts and a technical competency through drawings, models, and built objects with a range of materials and their applications and also provides opportunities for students to develop oral and written communication skills.
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    DIGITAL 2 DIMENSION CONTENT
    To be skilled in the blue print for idea producing, the presentation plan showing structure and utility and the manufacture plan presenting materials and assembling properties through the basic diagram of the plan, and also to develop the CAD operation ability.
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    HISTORY OF DESIGN
    Through this course, students learn the history of design in different times(designer, changing in design, social phenomena) and understand it's influence and importance
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    TEXTILE MATERIALS & TRENDS
    This course is an introductory course in the field of textile design. It broadens the understanding of the properties and techniques of textile materials and learns the textile design process through trend analysis such as various cultural phenomena and flow at home and abroad.
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    WOOD MATERIAL AND TOOL TECHNIQUE
    As an introductory course in the field of furniture design, students learn the species and characteristics of various woods and learn the kinds of wood tools, how to use them, and how to grind them. In addition, we perform creative plastic training by making 3-D objects using wood.
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    CERAMICDESIGN MATERIAL PRACTICE
    This course is an introductory course in the field of ceramic design. Students learn to understand the materials according to the manufacturing techniques of ceramics and how to use them.
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    FUNDAMENTAL DESIGN Ⅱ
    The courses will help students to develop their fundamental aesthetic sensibility and creativity in design field. Students also explore a broad range of design knowledge and techniques.
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    CERAMIC DESIGN
    To experiment kinds of materials, glazes and their application by following the comprehension of ceramic materials, their kinds and properties so as to develop the ability of techniques of ceramic materials.
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    FANCY STATIONERY DESIGN
    Analyzing diverse stationery items through the process of design development, this subject aims for the fancy product design planning.
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    FURNITURE PLASTIC & STRUCTURE
    Students understand the properties of wood which is a main material for furniture and learn the basic knowledge on the use and management of hand tools and woodworking machines for furniture fabrication. In addition, students explore the form and structure of reasonable furniture by making several small stuffs and simple furniture.
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    PRACTICE OF FORMATION
    To improve the expression ability on the basis of the formation principles and elements and to develop the sensibility through the creative formation experiences.
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    SPECIAL TOPICS IN DESIGN
    To learn the practical information and tendency of rapidly changing design field through the experts' lectures of industry, academy and institute so as to grind the indirect experience and the quality as generalists.
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    TEXTILE DESIGN
    To observe the history and meaning of textile design and improve the efficiency by using computers to maximize the work efficiency of pattern design which is changing rapidly.
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    DIGITAL 3 DIMENSION CONTENT
    This course aims at the major competence by researching and developing design contents applicable to the forth industrial revolution in the future by using coding and 3D printing technology.
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    CAREER DESIGN
    1. Summary of the course This course is to let the students to set the career goal at the early stage of university life through systematic and continuous counselling and instruction on CRM achievement and change of career designed by the students after the admission to the university. This course is to let the students attain career management method and edit, complement and confirm the CRM in a systematic manner by self analysis and analysis of employment competence while the course is being taught. Also, this course is to utilize video lecture as the secondary teaching material to let the students have competency in employment. 2. Course objectives This course is to assist to the enrolled students in designing their own employment plan for themselves by the education of drafting application materials for employment (resume, statement of purpose and application forms), communication skills and presentation skills. Furthermore, the course ultimate goal of guiding the students to systematically design (manage) CRM at each grade of the university with the counselling by the supervising professor until the time of graduation.
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    DESIGN & COLOR
    Color is an essential design element that expresses various meanings. Based on theoretical knowledge and emotional approach to color, students will learn the overall contents of color planning for living design by practicing color composition and coloration.
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    DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
    Through this course, it challenges students to explore how design and technology functions and why our designed world reflects the larger social transformations taking place today.
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    FIBER MATERIAL PLANNING
    To understand the fiber materials and their general properties and to motivate the high graded design through the comprehension of producing district, manufacturing methods, characters, preserving methods and usage of the materials and their manufacturing process.
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    FURNITURE DESIGN TECHNIQUE
    To know the basic elements and develop the basic manufacturing ability of furniture design through the establishment of functions, shapes and aesthetic standards.
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    LIVING DESIGN
    To study how to decide the directions of design and to criticise the trial manufacture through the establishment of the standard for type, color and the quality of materials by the application of components and principles of products in living space.
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    TECHNIQUE CERAMIC DESIGN
    To understand application methods of ceramic design, discipline the problem solving ability according to formation methods and develop the ability of basic ceramic design.
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    UNDERSTANDING OF CONTEMPORARY LIVING DESIGN
    To learn the property of Living Product Design which revealed in the concept of materials, their usage and the value of techniques and to develop the creative design activity with the study of the directivity of modern design education.
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    DIGITAL DRAWING
    As an relative course of 2D computer expression, this course emphasize the systematic comprehension of composition principle and expression methods of 3D through the understanding of 2D expression methods of computer software.
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    FIELD WORK(LIVING PRODUCT DESIGN 1)
    The objectives of course is to enhance the practical ability of product design that makes up the living space. It aims to strengthen the employment capacity by having field-based practical education opportunities in the related institutions and companies during the vacation or semester.
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    LOGIC AND STATEMENT OF DESIGN
    This course researches on a logical mind, analysis and description of work, and systematic sentence for work analysis.
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    ORNAMENT DESIGN
    An introduction to the design principle and experimenting with diverse materials as well as techniques, students work for small-scale objects and body ornaments.
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    SURFACE DESIGN
    According to chronological orders of cultural diversity, students experience the properties of various motifs and patterns. They finally can create living products with their own ideas.
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    WORKSHOP OF CULTURE GOODS DESIGN
    To study the design for formative and creative product development on the basis of cultural backgrounds and to develop the practical working ability to the products which have practical and aesthetic properties.
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    FURNITURE DESIGN WORKSHOP (CAPSTONE DESIGN)
    To study the wood as the efficient material needed in the house living and the creative manufacturing skills and formation discipline using lacquering on the basis of traditional wooden lacquering craft.
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    HOME INTERIOR FABRIC DESIGN (CAPSTONE DESIGN)
    As textiles become increasingly important as a high value added material, they are developing their artistic expression ability by using various textures and textile materials with rich colors. Based on this, design products that can be applied to home interior textile products.
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    INDUSTRIAL CERAMIC DESIGN (CAPSTONE DESIGN)
    To study the creative manufacture of works through the discipline of formative ability and the application methods of ceramic works.
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    FIELD WORK(LIVING PRODUCT DESIGN 2)
    The objectives of course is to enhance the practical ability of product design that makes up the living space. It aims to strengthen the employment capacity by having field-based practical education opportunities in the related institutions and companies during the vacation or semester.
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    LIVING PRODUCT CAPSTONE DESIGN Ⅰ
    This course aims at the comprehensive design process by planning and producing living product prototype through the fusion of various materials and techniques such as textiles, furniture, and ceramics.
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    SPACE DIRECTING DESIGN
    This is a basic steps to understand space design through understanding the plane surface and solid, and concepts of space. And to study the design methods of space design through small item design as a variety representation of decorative materials.
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    TEACHING METHODOLOGY OF DESIGN
    This course is to study the meaning and goal of design education, methods of design development, analysis of design curriculum in secondary education, methods of design instruction and evaluation to achieve the whole of design education with its historical background (2009~)
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    ART FURNITURE (CAPSTONE DESIGN)
    Art Furniture has evolved from traditional notions of furniture to independent values in a pluralistic society. In addition, it has been established the area as 'Furniture as Art' in which the artist's philosophical approach and experimental spirit are involved. Through this course, students will learn how to realize the value of furniture in the interior space by designing and producing art furniture, and cultivate creative design ability.
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    CERAMIC PRODUCT DESIGN (CAPSTONE DESIGN)
    A studio (workshop) means a space for the artist or craftsman to produce a work or product. We will explore the types of works and products that can be produced at the workshop and explore methods for ceramic design. Understand the method of the presented ceramic ceramic design and produce prototype based on the orientation of the individual design.
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    TEXTILE PRODUCT DESIGN (CAPSTONE DESIGN)
    Modern society shows tendency to be diversified, individualized, and globalized. In the textile industry, the emphasis is on the development of creative textile materials and product planning research based on artistic and technical harmony. This lecture introduces the importance and planning aspect of textile design which is essential in the field of modern textile industry, and experiences various emotional expressive ability of textile material and cultivates the qualities as a future professional designer.
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    ART FURNITURE PROJECT I
    In the field of contemporary art, the boundaries between art and design have been broken down, and the concept and value of traditional design has changed. In this trend of contemporary art, we examine the art historical location occupied by art furniture and plan and produce the art furniture in which the nature of Korean people are expressed.
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    CERAMIC DESIGN PROJECT I
    To learn the modeling theories and functions on the basis of specific techniques of ceramic modeling and improve the quality of ceramic experts through the manufacturing of works.
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    DISPLAY
    The course exhibits variety of goods according to the certain theme and purpose.
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    FURNITURE PRODUCT DESIGN(1)
    Through this course, students learn furniture design process, design approach and problem solving method, and design and produce creative furniture product design suitable for contemporary living environment.
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    LIVING CERAMIC DESIGN
    We research and develop design products using natural-friendly ceramic material to aim at making living environment and human life more rich and more comfortable.
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    LIVING PRODUCT CAPSTONE DESIGN Ⅱ
    This course aims at the comprehensive design process by planning and producing living product prototype through the fusion of various materials and techniques such as textiles, furniture, and ceramics.
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    METHOD & RESEARCH OF DESIGN TEACHING MATERIALS
    This course aims to understand nature of design subjects, analyze components fo design textbooks, search teaching programs and guidance methods, and investingate assitant audio - visual materials
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    PRACTICE ART TEXTILE I
    This senior level course emphasizes on the development as much as experimentation of individual direction. Students’ works can range from two-dimensional pieces to installations and evenly employ any sort of materials as well as textile techniques or particularly invented techniques. The objective of this course is also to encourage students not only in expressing their creative ideas but in pushing the boundaries of what is possible in favor of his/her artistic textile creation.
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    TEXTILE DESIGN PROJECT I
    This senior level course is offered to students interested in designing and creating fabrics for apparel and residential market. Students are encouraged to achieve their own semestral projects by exploring a variety of techniques including digital printing, weaving, and personal techniques. They eventually bring their works to final form as prototypes and swatches.
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    ART FURNITURE PROJECT II
    Art furniture satisfies the needs of the masses through the scarcity of one-off or limited edition furniture created by the philosophical thoughts and skilled techniques of the artist or craftsman. This course aims to cultivate the ability to create creative art furniture that fits the present age with deepening learning about contemporary art furniture research.
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    CERAMIC DESIGN PROJECT II
    To develop the various application skills base on the properties of ceramic materials, the functional discipline of design methods and the research and development ability according to properties of various products.
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    EXHIBITION DESIGN
    This subject sets an objective to study the process of living products design and create various communication spaces.
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    FURNITURE PRODUCT DESIGN(2)
    Students acquire a rational approach to furniture design and cultivate the ability to create experimental and future-oriented furniture designs that fit contemporary living spaces.
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    LIVING CERAMIC DESIGN LITERACY
    In order to link professional employment and start-up through ceramic design products, we practice practical marketing and theory as well as product development through application of elaborated service design. We also make a portfolio for practical employment and start-up Systemize the process.
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    PORTFOLIO TECHNIQUES
    A study of 4 year practical issues with their developing ideas, students prepare their personal portfolio in relation to both conceptional and technical approaches to the professional field.
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    PRACTICE ART TEXTILE II
    The purpose of this course focuses on the experimentation with various materials utilizing techniques of textile construction to create design objets with structural integrity. Additionally, students can take advantage of generating innovative results with different textures in his/her creation.
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    TEXTILE DESIGN PROJECT II
    This advanced senior level course is offered to students focused on pursuing their works for fashion and interior use for the wide of ranging market from the most innovative to the traditional. Through selecting diverse analysis and achieving products in usage of their fabrics, they harmoniously complete their own collection at the end.

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