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Current Research Areas


Strategic Design


Design Management Lab.

National design promotion strategy / Corporate design management system / Design management consulting / Design protection and intellectual property
http://dml.kaist.ac.kr

Design IS Lab.

Strategic design process / Design-led market diversification / New product development / Strategic service design / Strategic sustainable design
http://id.kaist.ac.kr/designis

Human-centered Design


Human Centered Interaction Design Lab.

Design planning / User observation / Usability test & Analysis / User interface design / Scenario & Cultural design
http://dpl.kaist.ac.kr

ID+IM Design Lab.

Innovative and practical design / Philanthropic design
http://idim.kaist.ac.kr

I2DEA Lab.

Ideation, presentation, communication skills / New interaction techniques & systems for design activities / New paradigms for design processes and education
http://i2dea.kaist.ac.kr

Product & Environmental Systems Design Research Lab.

Product and environment design / Emotional design / Robot design
http://pes.kaist.ac.kr

Color & Emotion for Design Lab.

Color & emotion / Color & human factor / Color & LED lighting / Color & sustainability
http://ced.kaist.ac.kr

Interactive System Design


Co.design: Inter.action Design Research Lab.

Systematic user centered design methodologies / Tools and methods to support interaction design / Application of design research in design practice
http://cidr.kaist.ac.kr

Creative Interaction Design Lab.

Creative and quality-centered design / Experience-centered design / Prototyping / Interactive systems design
http://cixd.kaist.ac.kr

Design Media Lab.

New design media / Interaction media / Entertainment media
http://designmedia.kaist.ac.kr