Starting in 1984, when Product Design was still a subject in Architecture Department ITS. Then, in 1997 it officially became the department of Industrial Product Design, and formed a Visual Communication Design as a specialization study program in 2000. In 2018, VCD officially established as an independent department. VCD ITS focuses on technology and local culture as ITS envision becoming an institute that based on technology, arts and creativity. With one of the vision-mission that ITS has, becoming an institute that is advanced in maritime-marine department and environmentally concerned. The VCD department hoped to contribute in developing a creative resource that have in important role in maritime and creative industry in Indonesia. Development of science and professionalism that has been running and becoming a strengthening role of the ongoing education of VCD.