Higher Diploma in Furniture and Lifestyle Product Design*
Full Time - Semester-based (Normally to be completed in 2 years)
*This programme is one of the streams for the Higher Diploma in Product, Interior and Exhibition Design (Subject Group).
This programme is designed to equip students with furniture and lifestyle product design knowledge and skills. Students will learn the worldwide trend of furniture and lifestyle products from the past to present through exploring the masterpieces by modern design masters. Design projects will emphasise the integration of lifestyle, furniture and lifestyle design objects so as to achieve a total design outcome.
Students will be equipped with all necessary professional knowledge of furniture production through design projects, workshop practice and factory visits. Elegant detailing, knowledge of new materials and technology is a key objective. The programme also provides internship opportunities, industry projects and seminars by renowned design professionals and design brands. Graduates will possess technical competence, presentation skills and project management skills to work in professional design studios of furniture and lifestyle products.
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic, language and communication skills training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.