Department of Design
Acquiring comprehensive design ability and cutting-edge expertise.
6 areas that cultivate expertise
|1Design Philosophy||Students learn how to enhance the role of design in a broad range of fields, based on academic knowledge of history, culture and technology.|
|2Product Design||Students learn to research and propose product designs to improve quality of life based on the perspectives of practical use and people-centered design.|
|3Audio and Visual Communications||Students engage visual, aural and physical senses through the use of digital media, to create original, value-added design.|
|4Architecture and Landscape||Students learn how to realize a sustainable society based on the study of urban and landscape planning.|
|5Interaction Design||Students learn how to create new relationships between people and the environment by studying design thinking in diverse fields.|
|6Takumi Design||Students learn how to create original new designs appropriate for modern society through an understanding of the basic skills of traditional architecture and craftwork.|
Students indicate their desired path by selecting an area of study.
An understanding of the thinking processes involved in people-centered design allows students to apply their practical skills in many areas of society.
Department Major（design training）In their first year, students gain a comprehensive understanding of multiple areas of design and how to make practical use of that knowledge.
Students learn the history, concepts and theory common to a broad spectrum of design.