Central Academy of Fine Arts, located in Beijing, the capital of China, is an academy where culture, history and art flourishes and enjoys the best art resources of the world. CAFA, as a leading institution for modern art education in China, provides a rich land for those who wish to learn experience and engage in creativities, which has nurtured quite a lot of pre-eminent artists in the past ninety years.
School of Design was set up in 2002, whose predecessor was Design Department founded in 1995. Now it has seven majors, namely visual communication, industrial design, digital media, photography, fashion design, jewellery design and automotive design. Furthermore, the school emphasizes inspiring and initiating students' creative understanding of art and design with the aid of varieties of themes for training. And in order to promote a comprehensive development of teaching and research, it pursues international cooperation in an active way.