A study on competencies of designer in forth industrial revolution

4차 산업혁명 시대 디자이너의 역량에 관한 고찰

Jo, Gyu-Eun;Kim, Seung-In

  • Received : 2018.11.30
  • Accepted : 2019.02.20
  • Published : 2019.02.28


The purpose of this study is to propose the direction of competence of future designers required in the fourth industrial revolution. Designers have played an intermediary role in connecting technology and human beings. Therefore, in the fourth industrial revolution the capacity required to perform the intermediate role as a designer has also changed. The paradigm of design which changed step by step through the literature survey was studied. In addition, priorities were confirmed by comparing past and future designer competencies through prior research on designer competencies. As a result, we confirmed that the planning competence to solve complex problems and the competence of design management to realize them. Based on this research, we hope to be able to recognize the direction of competence as a designer in the fourth industrial revolution and to be a reference material for the follow - up study.


The fourth industrial revolution;Designer competence;Framwork of design competence;Design paradigm