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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.
Design 3.0 Unit: Big, Deep, Open

Our BK21+ unit was awarded for the excellence and outstanding performance from National Research Fund at EL Tower, Yang-jae, ...

Delegation from IIT(Illinois Institute of Technology) headed by Prof. Alan W. Cramb, President of ...

Delegation from IIT(Illinois Institute of Technology) headed by Prof. Alan W. Cramb, President of IIT, visited the Industr...

The research of Kyungah Choi and Prof. Hyeon-Jeong Suk reported in the press

The Huffington Post (Apr 29, 2016) released an interview with Kyungah Choi and Prof. Hyeon-Jeong Suk (Color Lab) about their...

BEST poster presentation award on the 2016 Spring Conference of Korea Society for Emotion and ...

Taesoo Kim, a junior who majors in industrial design in KAIST, presented a poster about his individual study(Advisor : Hyeon-Je...

2016 Cherry Blossom Party

ID KAIST held this year's Cherry Blossom Party on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. More than 100 members of ID KAIST come and en...

A well-known design management expert, Alan Topalian with our Emeritus Professor Kyung-Won Chung publis...

A design management / business case study “Developing Design Leaders: issues arising out of Professor Kyung-Won Chung’s career” i...

Professors from Design School of Kyushu University visited ID KAIST to discuss for collaboration.

Three delegates from Design school of Kyushu University visited ID KAIST to discuss for future collaboration on March 23, 201...

Eunsol Byun and Tetiana Parshakova received the URP prize

Eunsol Byun advised by Prof. Woohun Lee, is a 4th year undergraduate in the ID Dept. She received the URP grand prize f...