designkrefeld is the name of the Faculty of Design at the Hochschule Niederrhein, proud of its historically creative campus. Today's academic design apprenticeship in Krefeld looks back on a history of more than 110 years.
Today, we are in the midst of the next metamorphosis - towards a knowledge-based and digital age. Here, too, the requirements are changing incessantly and are no less complex - the concept of division of labor is thus experiencing a new lease of life.
The enduring social trend of individualization is drawing circles into all areas of life and forms of work. This is especially true for designers, who are employed in a wide variety of fields. One consequence of this development is increasing demands on social, interpersonal skills, which are becoming increasingly necessary due to the dismantling of organizational hierarchies and the increase in project assignments and independent work.