At The Design School, we apply the best of analytical and creative thinking to produce design graduates who are equipped to play a strategic role in shaping the profitability and success of organisations.
The Design School teaches students how to understand consumers’ needs and behaviours, challenge conventions and think outside the box across various design disciplines; interior architecture, interior design, graphic design, new media, animation, visual effects and entertainment design from foundation to diploma and degree levels.
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Our students engage in strategic collaborations with industry leaders to solve real-world challenges and participate in local and international showcases.
Our students absorb artistic influences from different parts of the world via Activity Week, ASEAN Cultural Exchange, International Workshops and more.
The Design School’s Lecture Series is conducted by leading industry professionals and is organised throughout the academic year.
Our students consistently make us proud each year by winning awards and put together student showcases that are the best proof of the education they get with us.
Gain knowledge and skills to pursue a future in various specialisations of art and design such as interior design, graphic design, multimedia design and even interior architecture.
Develop an understanding of contemporary construction technology, and build capabilities such as space planning, creative problem-solving, and understanding of design issues.
Secure the career pathway to becoming a Registered Interior Designer with Taylor’s interior architecture degree.
Study creative media with options of specialisation in Graphic Design, New Media, Animation & Visual Effect and Entertainment Design to enhance learning.
Use the latest design technology & equipment in a course co-directed by the KL Fashion Week founder. Get exposure at Malaysia's 1st co-working fashion studio.
Graphic Design is the practice of conceptualising and visualising ideas and experiences with illustration, photography, digital imagery and media.
Study the creation of content on new ways of electronic communication through Taylor's UI / UX specialisation.
Learn how 2D drawn animation & 3D computer-generated techniques merge to create unique & engaging projects through Digital Animation .
Study the craft of conceptualising & visualising ideas with hand-drawn, digitally drawn or computer-generated images in the Entertainment Design specialisation.
This flexible programme combines Arts & Sciences to promote Business & Technology, whereby design researchers collaborate with organisations for their research.
Drive innovation in this Transdisciplinary Design Leadership PhD. Formulate research and a significant problem statement that relates to design management.
Taylor's University offers our students with wide options of overseas transfer to meet their unique learning profiles.
Student trio – Megan Ong, Linda Oktaviani and Jessica Yeap Phay Min – from The Design School at Taylor’s University clinched first prize for their creativity in designing the aesthetics of a card game around the Internet of Things (IoT) for Petrosains receiving a contract of RM10, 000.
Shahmeena Labeeb won the Platinum award for the regional instalment of Asia Young Designer Summit (AYDA) 2017/18 for her project, ‘Plan Bee – A City Beekeeping Project’. Two other students from Taylor’s brought home the silver awards and two other made it to the finals during the Malaysian leg of AYDA 2017/18.
Yap Yoong Ruey bagged a Wood Pencil at D&AD 2017 for his entry ‘Hungry to Learn’ – a brief set by Pearson Education in the New Blood Category. The D&AD award is widely recognised in the global creative industry. The achievement is significant for Taylor’s University as the first Asian university to win at D&AD.
Chai Min Li, was crowned the Platinum Winner for the Interior Design Category of the regional instalment of Asia Young Designer Award (AYDA) 2016/17, beating 14 other countries in Asia, with her concept of “The Common Place: Regeneration of Pudu Market”, taking home the USD1, 000 prize.
The Design School participated in the Georgetown Festival 2019 'When Night Falls'. Taylor's students were selected amongst the 10 finalist. Their work has been projected onto the facade of Penang City Hall at Jalan Padang Kota Lama, Penang on 13th and 14th July 2019 with crowds of over 100,000 people throughout the 2-day event.
The Design School received 13 awards at the competition. Six top prizes were for the Furniture, Sculpture and Design Category for Commercial and Residential Design; and two from the Inter College – Live Competition in Collage and Garis Fikir Degree Level Category.
Taylor's University offers our students with customisable education pathway to meet their unique learning profiles.
Student will able to get exclusive and personalised learning experiences as they progress in their education toward graduation.
Allows students to visualise and translate their ideas from a concept into a solid, presentable form.
Equipped with a range of lamps, diffusors, reflectors and a variety of backdrop materials.
Equipped with the latest industry standard design software and hardware.
Equipped with easels stands and drawing tables for students to learn the use of a variety of media and materials.
1. The details on this page are as released (serve as a guide only) and are subject to change. Students must regularly refer to their schools to get the latest updates.
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