ADS Vietnam Design Institute

Introduction

ADS Vietnam Design Institute was established with a clear mission to become the leading professional school of art and design in Vietnam, specialized in providing design education on multiple levels of professional development for people who love creative arts.

Quality is always our top priority. We provide high quality training programs on international standards with modern methods of teaching and learning that are constantly updated according to world-class curricula. Our programs help students develop their creative ideas and abilities to the maximum.

Our local and foreign lecturers are always caring, supportive and willing to share with you their knowledge and practical experience. They will help you realize your potentials, build your confidence and develop your creative abilities to take solid steps in your career.

Coming to ADS, you will become more talented in creative fields such as Interior, Product, Visual Communication, Fashion, and other fields that need creative skills.

UNLOCK YOUR CREATIVITY

To educate, inspire and motivate a bold, new generation of international designers and leaders become a part of a vibrant, energetic learning community, where we are supported and encouraged to do our best and to take purposeful and proactive responsibility for truly sustainable social, ecological and economic change with the humanistic meaning in a challenging, immersive, and collaborative environment that celebrates human diversity in a unique Vietnamese cultural context.

OUR MISSION

Visual arts professionals must understand diverse aspects of past and present cultures, and develop their capacity for creative expression and effective communication. ADS Vietnam Design Institute recognizes that artists and designers play a significant role in both the Vietnamese and International society. The Centre’s primary mission is to provide programs leading to degrees that prepare students to be the visual thinkers and ethical practitioners in their chosen area of art and design.

ADS curriculum, therefore, balances the teaching of technical knowledge and skills with the development of critical, conceptual and creative abilities and supports courses that provide multicultural, global and sustainable perspectives. ADS faculty consists of professional teaching-oriented artists, designers and scholars.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Vietnamese

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Programs

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Courses

3d Design (Interior/Product) Course

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City

Every day we wake up, work , travel, study, play … all human activities must require a system of products, small items, such as lamps, cups, tables, chairs, pens … to phones, computers, cars … People have created the world of product and service and it is almost natural survival instincts toward human evolution... [+]

Every day we wake up, work , travel, study, play … all human activities must require a system of products, small items, such as lamps, cups, tables, chairs, pens … to phones, computers, cars … People have created the world of product and service and it is almost natural survival instincts toward human evolution. Have you ever had the idea to change the product for better quality, more convenient or desire to make things more advance, more versatile, and more environmentally friendly? This is a key sector tied to industrial production of the country, contributing to the economy, providing competitive and high value goods. It is the noble mission of the products designers. The curriculum is a combination of harmony and synchronization between theory and practice to create a dynamic learning atmosphere . Along with providing the basics for beginning students to understand the design and the means to express ideas , while also learning program aimed at inspiring creativity , hobbies and personal style through the implementation of major projects. Besides , the entire course will teach students to explore and apply the factors creating ethnic style , material developments in the water and go into the professions are popular or prospects in Vietnam. CORE UNITS There are total 5 core units, such as: Visual Communication in Art and Design Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design Contextual and Cultural referencing in Art and Design Professional Practice in Art and Design Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation SPECIALIZED UNITS COMPULSORY B1 | 3D DESIGN Design Method Properties of 3D Materials Commercial Model Making Furniture Design Digital Image Creation and Development Drawing Techniques and Processes in Art and Design 3D ( INTERIOR) DESIGN Interior Design Design for Performing Arts Exhibition and Retail Design Management of Art Exhibitions Work-based experience It takes 2 years and a half for each major with total 10 terms, more details below: - Year 1: 4 terms - Year 2: 4 terms - Final Year: 2 terms (involving a term of intership) You can work as 3D (Interior) Design: - Interior Designer (Commercial/Exhibition/Residental/Furniture…) - Home décor Specialist, Creative Specialist, CAD Designer 3D (Product) Design: - Industrial Product Designer - Art Consultant - Merchandiser/Technician/Manufacturing Corporation Manager You have opportunity to work for 3D (Interior) Design: - Interior design companies, Artchitecture and Construction companies - Furniture export – import companies - Architecture and Interior Consulting Service Companies - Large corporations, Multinational Companies - Government agencies, non-profit organizations… 3D (Product) Design: - Design and consulting agencies - Furniture and handicraft export company - Large corporations - Government departments, trade and export promotion organizations [-]

Fashion Design Course

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City

Today, the fashion design career is seen as one of attractive fields that many young people are paying more attention because of its dynamic, creativity and the charm of fashion in the eyes of design community. Besides, there will have more opportunities for design community to attack to other fields. However, to become a fashion designer is not simple as people think because fashion design requires... [+]

Today, the fashion design career is seen as one of attractive fields that many young people are paying more attention because of its dynamic, creativity and the charm of fashion in the eyes of design community. Besides, there will have more opportunities for design community to attack to other fields. However, to become a fashion designer is not simple as people think because fashion design requires learners a diligence, the creativity and a passion for fashion design. If you really want to pursue your career in this industry, join to this course to make your dream become truth! We provide students the fundamental knowledge about fashion design. Besides, students have to enhance their skills and capacity as well as the experience in the various fields. The main units provide students a lot of valuable lessons, such as having the overview of elements/ principle of design; using tools and specialized machines; finding design materials; developing fashion product line; doing marketing in design; planning fashion show, preparing a prodfessional design portfolio; increasing skills for job interviews and so on… Today, the fashion design career is seen as one of attractive fields that many young people are paying more attention because of its dynamic, creativity and the charm of fashion in the eyes of design community. Besides, there will have more opportunities for design community to attack to other fields. However, to become a fashion designer is not simple as people think because fashion design requires learners a diligence, the creativity and a passion for fashion design. If you really want to pursue your career in this industry, join to this course to make your dream become truth! CORE UNITS There are total 5 core units, such as: Visual Communication in Art and Design Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design Contextual and Cutural referencing in Art and Design Professional Practice in Art and Design Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation SPECIALIZED UNITS We provide students the fundamental knowledge about fashion design. Besides, students have to enhance their skills and capacity as well as the experience in the various fields. The main units provide students a lot of valuable lessons, such as having the overview of elements/ principle of design; using tools and specialized machines; finding design materials; developing fashion product line; doing marketing in design; planning fashion show, preparing a prodfessional design portfolio; increasing skills for job interviews and so on... Specialized unit: Fashion Collection Realization CAD/CAM for Fashion and Textiles Research and Development for Fashion Design Production Techniquies in Fashion Pattern Construction in Fashion Pattern Drafting in Fashion Cultural Understanding in Fashion Fashion Promotion and Marketing Drawing Techniques and Process in Art and Design Management of the Design and Production Process Work-based experience It takes 2 years and a half for this course with total 10 terms: - Year 1: 4 terms - Year 2: 4 terms - Final Year: 2 terms (involving a term of intership) You can work as: - Fashion designer - Custume designer (events, TV, film/theatre) - Fashion Illustration / Fashion stylists, Fashion Entrepreneurs, Fashion Merchandisers/Buyers - Pattern Makers/Production You have opportunities to work for: - Fashion Design & Consulting agencies, Textile/Apparel Company - Large corporations, Manufactures - TV, Film/Theatre, Fashion Studios [-]

Graphic Design Course

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City

If you have a creative capability, a passion for working and researching about visual communication…You can completely be a graphic designer. This course is designed to inspire you. You will have skills and academic knowledge to become a graphic designer through implementing 2D, 3D techniques on website and multi-media communication... [+]

If you have a creative capability, a passion for working and researching about visual communication…You can completely be a graphic designer. This course is designed to inspire you. You will have skills and academic knowledge to become a graphic designer through implementing 2D, 3D techniques on website and multi-media communication. Edexcel HND in Graphic Design aims to teach you about graphic design skills as well as develop your creative thinking in many different fields for the prupose of expand ing your specialized knowledge. In the recent development of media and advertising industry, there are more opportunites for graphic design graduates to reach their goals. If you have a creative capability, a passion for working and researching about visual communication…You can completely be a graphic designer. This course is designed to inspire you. You will have skills and academic knowledge to become a graphic designer through implementing 2D, 3D techniques on website and multi-media communication. Edexcel HND in Graphic Design aims to teach you about graphic design skills as well as develop your creative thinking in many different fields for the prupose of expand ing your specialized knowledge. In the recent development of media and advertising industry, there are more opportunites for graphic design graduates to reach their goals. CORE UNITS There are total 5 core units, such as: Visual Communication in Art and Design Ideas Generation and Development in Art and Design Contextual and Cutural referencing in Art and DesignContextual and Cutural referencing in Art and Design Professional Practice in Art and Design Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation SPECIALIZED UNITS Fundamental principles of studying graphic design are to research graphic shapes and shaping arrangement. The concept of contrast, layout, rhythm, shape, form, surface… is the basic definition that can help you to express your design ideas. Ideas, expression and communication in design are the reflection of art performance, visual communication through using typography, image and digital technique. Students will develop theme/ idea/ design based on visual relationships (e.g. culture, society and other creative elements) in order to create image messages, identification system, symbol, logo, signboard, packaging and so on. Visual Communication in Graphic Design Reprogaphic processes in Photography Personal Style in Graphic Design Typographic Skills Editorial Design Digital Image Creation and Development Art, Design and Media Practice within the Digital Environment Corporate Identity in Graphic Design Interactive Media Principles Animation techniques for interactivity in art and design Work-based experience It takes 2 years and a half for this course with total 10 terms: - Year 1: 4 terms - Year 2: 4 terms - Final Year: 2 terms (involving a term of intership) You can work as: - Graphic designer - Creative copywriter - Illustration / Print Designer - Corporate Identity System Designer - Packaging / Media / Web Designer You have opportunities to work for: - Ad agencies - Magazines and Newspapers agencies - Design firms, printing companies, studios, Fashions Houses, Large Corporations - Government agencies, non-profit organizations, etc... [-]