Who we are

About KIDP

Established in 1970, the Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP) is the only design body in Korea to plan and implement national design policies and strategies. Affiliated with the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE), KIDP aims to raise quality of life for people by design and lead innovation of the Korean design industry.

9D Core Values
  • Design

    Design-oriented thinking

  • Definition

    Business realignment

  • Dream

    Achieving happiness

  • DNA

    Discovering the identity of Korean design

  • Digital

    Creating a future market

  • Database

    Establishing a design database

  • Deliverable

    Creating an ecosystem

  • Dynamic

    Strengthening the design industry

  • Diverse

    Aiming to be multicultural, diverse and international


Strengthening national competitiveness and improving quality oflife by design-driven innovation


A leading global design organization for design innovation

Departments & Divisions

Strategic Management

Audit and Ethics
Design Innovation
Planning and Coordination
HR and Administration

Education and R&D

Education & Training
Advanced Research
Global Cooperation

Business Promotion

Business Promotion
Service Design
Platform Development

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