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Sungjoon Kim (Undergraduate senior of idKAIST, advisor: Prof. Kyung-Won Chung) and his team members from Samsung Design Membership received the best award from iF communication design award 2009 and two silver awards from IDEA 2009. 1/2 PROJECT, which received the best award from iF communication design award 2009 and the silver award from IDEA 2009, is a non-profit campaign project aimed to make donation a part of everyday life. It redefines donation from the stereotype considering it a special event, to the act of sharing the little things from our daily lives. This will lead to the objective of lowering the entry barrier to donation. As a typical example, when a customer purchases a 1/2 PROJECT beverage ? something that people unconsciously pick up without hesitation ? the person gives away the half to the needy who receives the monetary value of the half, creating a new donation system. Also, Rescue Stick, a baton-shaped portable life saving equipment which provides rapid flotation assistance to a person at risk of drowning, received the silver award from IDEA 2009. This product had received the best award from iF Lebensraume 2009 on March, and thus it also won two awards from the world best design competitions which are represented with iF, reddot and IDEA. The ceremony of iF communication design award 2009 is scheduled on August at BMW Welt, Munich, Germany. And the ceremony of IDEA 2009, sponsored by Business Week and operated by IDSA(Industrial Designers Society of America), is scheduled on September in Miami, Florida.
[Visit] Head of Department of Design at Drexel University

(from left: Dr. Chi-won Ahn from National Nanofab Center, Dr. Ann Gerondelis from Drexel University and HoD Tek-Jin N...

Lunch Talk with Prof. Bora Shin from ArtCenter College of Design

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Lunch Talk with Graphic Designer Deborah Kim

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Dr. Yongkwan Kim presented 3D sketching performance at BK21's 20th anniversary event

On June 28 (Fri), Dr. Yongkwan Kim from the Department of Industrial Design presented a 3D sketching performance at the ope...

Lunch Talk with Prof. Yoon C. Han from San Jose State University

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Academic-industrial Collaboration: Interactive Product Design supported by Gaze

This year’s Interactive Product Design (ID 301, Professor Woohun Lee) was supported by Gaze, a company specializing in the p...

Lunch Talk with Photographer Hojun Ji

Hojun Ji, a photographer, visited IDKAIST to give a lunch talk on 13th June 2019. He introduced his projects, including Coi...

Lunch Talk with Prof. Mark D Gross from the University of Colorado Boulder

Mark D Gross, the director of the ATLAS Institute and professor of computer science at the University of Colorado Boulder...