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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.
Outstanding Paper Award on the DSUS Spring 2020

(from left: Prof. Woohun Lee, Byoungjae Kim and Jiwoo Hong) Byoungjae Kim, Jiwoo Hong, and Prof. Woohun Lee won the Outstandi...

Professor Tek-jin Nam Elected to DSR Int’l Advisory Council​

<Professor Tek-jin Nam> <Design Research Society Logo> Professor Tek-jin Nam from the Department of Industrial Desi...

Prof. Hyeon-Jeong Suk’s article listed in top 100 Scientific Reports neuroscience papers in 2019

A research article by Dr. Kyungah Choi, Taesu Kim, and Prof. Hyeon-Jeong Suk is listed in one of the top 100 downloaded n...

The First Wednesday Multidisciplinary Forum

(Prof. Ki-Young Nam from IDKAIST at the First Wednesday Multidisciplinary Forum) The First Wednesday Multidisciplinary Forum co...

[Visit] US Office of Naval Research Global

Dr. Patricia Gruber and Capt. Mathew Farr from the US Office of Naval Research Global visited ID KAIST on October 8, 2...

[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

Bora Shin, adjunct professor in Graphic Design in ArtCenter College of Design, visited IDKAIST to give a lunch talk on ...

Lunch Talk with Graphic Designer Deborah Kim

Deborah Kim, a Graphic designer, visited IDKAIST to give a lunch talk on 2nd July 2019. The title was "With Basic Bey...