Nail Art Convergence Designs Using Kidult Characteristics

키덜트 유형별 특징을 활용한 네일아트 융합 디자인

  • Received : 2017.12.13
  • Accepted : 2018.02.20
  • Published : 2018.02.28


This study categorized the kidult culture into three: cutiesm kidult, fantasm kidult and memorism kidult and analysed each type of kidult culture for the design. To obtain data on characteristics of kidult and gel nail art techniques, the study searched for theses, technical books and Internet data and developed unique and creative convergence nail art designs based on the results. As a result, it was discovered that cutiesm kidult is characterized by cuteness, brightness and use of characters, fantasm kidult is characterized by value of imagination and fantasy, and memorism kidult is characterized by memories of the past and use of characters. Then using the characteristics of kidult according to types, this study made 6 nail art designs through which creative and unique characteristics of the kidult culture were expressed in nail art design.


Convergence;Kidult;Nail Art;Cutiesm;Fantasm;Memorism


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