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.
Basic Learning

Universal Design

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.

Design basics

Students learn the history, concepts and theory common to a broad spectrum of design.

Design Techniques

Students are equipped with formative techniques that cover design fundamentals as well as applications that enhance the ability to express, communicate, and create new ideas.