Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elif Dağ, said to Understand Our Century We Need Graphic Design More Than Ever
Assoc.Prof.Dr.Elif Dağ, the Head of the Graphic Design Department, Faculty of Fine Arts and Architecture, Cyprus International University (CIU) said 27th April is celebrated as the World Design Day and she pointed out that "This date is the anniversary of the International Design Council, which we are also a member of as the Graphic Design Department".
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dağ said the evolvement that the world is having due to the technological possibilities bring out that graphic designers have started getting involved in new communication channels and she said "For this reason, the increase in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary work has become inevitable".
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elif Dağ said in order to understand ourselves and our century, there is a need for the graphic design more than ever.
Dağ said that the design is shaped by the benefit or value relationship of the design and she also gave information about the last design declaration meeting in Montreal in 2017.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elif Dağ stated that a common language and definitions are identified in design and she explained that new methods are formed in education and research.
Dağ also mentioned design education curriculum and she added that the impact of globalization on cultural diversity, social responsibility, climate change, sustainability and consumption need to be updated in line with the need.
Dağ stated that the idea of the development of lifelong learning models for designers is on the agenda and she said some important points such as the study of standards for the design environment were also discussed.