What we do




The major programs of KIDP include support for the design industry and designers, improving design education & training, promoting Korean design both nationally and internationally, building design infrastructure, and raising design awareness across the nation.

Ethical Management & Innovation

Innovating the organization with design thinking Developing & systematizing brand experience design Managing the organization according to ethics and human rights Operating the Design Integration Center Realizing social value

Design Education & Training

Educating & training design talents Educating & training practicing designers Spreading the value of design Developing cooperative networks for design education Operating Industry Skills Council (ISC)

Design Research & Policy Development

Developing design policy Studying future design Conducting statistical design surveys Researching design Trends Researching regional design development

Design Awareness Enhancement & Overseas Business

Hosting design exhibitions and events Operating design competitions and selections Supporting design distribution and marketing Operating overseas design centers International exchanges and cooperation

Service Design & Manufacturing Innovation

Operating citizens policy design groups Operating urban regeneration projects Building a new ecosystem for styletech businesses Improving traditional markets Innovating traditional manufacturing services

Design Platform Development & Data Information

Providing design data & information Developing & providing design content Supporting design infrastructure & planning R&D projects Developing an on/offline design platform Verifying product usability and supporting prototyping

Enterprise Support & Entrepreneurship Development

Supporting design development of SMEs Matching designers & manufacturing companies Protecting design rights Supporting design enterprises and innovative companies Supporting design start-ups

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