Vehicle Design at the RCA is the world’s leading centre for vehicle design education and research, with a forty-year history in spearheading the thinking of this discipline
The approach at the RCA is completely different. My undergraduate degree had a very strict, academic approach with homework to hand in, and so on. Here, it feels like a step between academia and the working world; there’s more freedom, but you’re in the studio every day working on your own projects, and you’re not so closely monitored.
I studied Industrial Design in Seoul, Korea. After graduating, I got a job straight away at an automobile company in Korea. I worked there for three years, focusing on interior design. I learned a lot, as there are many skilful and experienced designers there, but I wasn’t fully satisfied.
Starting the course was a whole new world – I had never sketched a car before, so I’ve had to learn a new set of skills
I wanted to apply my materials knowledge to the specific arena of automotive interiors, looking at better uses of materials for people and the environment
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