A Study on the Change of Design Terms in Multimedia Age

다 매체 시대에 있어서 디자인 용어 변천에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Hyo-Jin (Dept. of Design Studies, IDAS, Hongik University) ;
  • Nah, Ken (Design Management, IDAS, Hongik University)
  • 김효진 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원 디자인학 전공) ;
  • 나건 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원)
  • Received : 2018.01.03
  • Accepted : 2018.02.20
  • Published : 2018.02.28


The purpose of this study is to examine the four aspects of design terminology : dictionary, legal, academic, and popular according to the changes of various media and the stream of times and to establish a basic framework for design terms that can be refined in time. Based on an understanding of the essential meaning of design terms, it provides the basis for establishing the basic direction of the use of design terms that can be used between the design industry and other industries. The research methods are as follows: First, the preliminary meaning of design terms was examined through previous studies. Second, the present state of use of design terms was analyzed using the Internet and various network media. Third, through interviews with experts in each design field, the criteria of contemporary design terms was explored. Ultimately, the direction to establish design terms was derived through these research processes. The result of this study is meaningful to provide the new index of the time and conceptual change of design terms. In the future, it will be necessary to expand the research on design common terms continuously in design-related academia and related industries, and try to establish professional and popular design terms through diverse opinions.


Supported by : Hongik University


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