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History and cultural transformation of Korean school symbol design

Jeong, Sun A.;


The purpose of this study was to examine the meaning of school symbols design during the Japanese colonialism period in order to figure up the current visual culture of Korea. Therefore, this study considered the process, which the school symbols have been learnt as a characteristic Korean symbols, and analyzed the origins and motifs of school symbols design from the perspective of formative art. In addition, this study examined how the origin of this visual format was connected to the formation of the Korean culture and society form including the current educational sites, local governments and companies design.


Palavras-chave: Korean School symbol design, school emblem, Korean visual culture in colonial era,


DOI: 10.5151/despro-icdhs2014-0132

Referências bibliográficas
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Como citar:

Jeong, Sun A.; "History and cultural transformation of Korean school symbol design", p. 64-65 . In: Tradition, Transition, Tragectories: major or minor influences? [=ICDHS 2014 - 9th Conference of the International Committee for Design History and Design Studies]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-icdhs2014-0132

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