The need for educated designers to grow rapidly and to be able to compete with the growing market and protect the market share of the growing ceramic sector is increasing every year. This situation places great responsibility on the universities that produce sectoral staff. The universal-industry cooperation is possible with the common platform that the needs of the educated and qualified personnel of the industry and the expectations of the universities towards the sector can be met. The province of Kütahya has an important position because it is the center of ceramics in which the big companies that direct the sector operate. This is an important advantage for the students of Kütahya Dumlupınar University Faculty of Fine Arts Ceramics and Glass Department. Kütahya Dumlupınar University, Keramika Ceramic Factory with the purpose of acquiring the students who are trained in the field of ceramics to connect with the sector, to associate their trainings with the factory operation and to gain new and original designs in the sector. Scientific Research named "Development of Two Dimensional Decor Designs in the Scope of University Industry Cooperation" 2017-56 numbered Project was carried out. Within the scope of the project, innovative and alternative decor designs for tableware and kitchen ware of Keramika Ceramic Factory were developed by the students who took ceramics education and the feasibility of the developed designs were investigated and the products which were produced by digital printing method and suitable products were offered for sale.
Keywords: University Industry Cooperation, Tablewares, 2D Decoration Design