ASBR ICEIPI 2022, 02 February 2023
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With the development of idol culture in recent years, the fandom culture is getting more and more attention in the society. We found that the fan-made goods of the fandom culture have distinct design differences in China, Japan and South Korea. In order to find out the causes of these differences, we summarized relevant literatures, and compared several design cases in three aspects: background design, main character photo selection and color. The results of our study point to three reasons for the differences in design among the three countries: the different degree of development of the idol industry, the difference in the understanding of beauty and inherent concepts in traditional culture, and the different mainstream aesthetics of contemporary society
subculture, fan-made goods, design, fandom culture
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