Department of Visual Design
Aiming to propose world-class designs from Japan to meet the needs of society.
Graphic Design Course
The Graphic Design Course explores a vast realm of design including that of posters, brochures and packages. Opportunities abound to develop students’ practical ability, through collaborative projects with local communities and companies. The Course aims to train students as creators who can play active roles in various fields.
Editorial Design Course
Editorial design refers to editing and designing books, magazines, newspaper and various other printed materials. By mainly offering classes on DTPdedicated software, the Editorial Design Course trains students into editorial design professionals and book designers who can engage actively in various fields.
Web, Motion Graphics Course
This course provides students with an opportunity to learn a wide range of modes of expressions using information media, from basic web skills including HTML to visual expressions and media art. The course aims to develop creators who are able to work in various fields to meet advanced needs in web space and keep pace with ever-evolving technology.
Illustration and Drawing Course
Classes in the Illustration and Drawing Course begin with fundamental training to understand the basics of illustration. Students then gain the ability not only to create works on their own individual themes, but also to produce value added illustrations that can meet clients’ requirements. Through such studies, the Course develops students’ expressive power and the skills required in working as professional artists.
Picture Book Design Course
The Picture Book Design Course provides solid education to ensure that students can obtain various skills and knowledge to work as professional picture book authors. Expert faculty members offer systematic and practical instruction, enabling students to cultivate original expressive ability to produce pictures and stories on their own.