KANAZAWA COLLEGE OF ART
Visual Communication Design Course
This course provides classes aimed at practicing and learning
about the media function as a social communication tool such as
graphic design, commercial, video works, photography,
computer graphics, package design and printed materials.
Students learn the basic and application to become visual
designers and creators. In the master program, students aim for
higher levels of creativity while using their advanced skills.
Throughout the doctoral program, students develop visual skills
and design theories with historical and logical backgrounds.
Industrial Design Course
This course conducts the individual student to his or her
product completion while obtaining basic knowledge of design.
They design products in the context of social demands. Building
upon discussions with users, students make products consisting
of daily necessities : automobiles, communication tools,
electronics, furniture and public facilities.
Interior & Architectural Design Course
Course participants in undergraduate level study basic ways to design display spaces and interior spaces using concepts of that based on architectural design. While residing in the characteristic natural environment and traditional urban features of Kanazawa, the students try to reflect their designs on the sites in the city. The goal of this course is to develop their skills to participate in the practical field of spatial design and community relation. During the masterís program, students improve their abilities to design, according to their topics proposed. Doctoral students develop their knowledge and skills while researching design history and theory.