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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.
Lunch Talk with Prof. Chiwu Huang from NTUT

Prof. Chiwu Huang, the Associate Dean of the National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) College of Design, visited I...

IDKAIST and Graduate School of Medical Science and Engineering co-organized the First Wednesday M...

IDKAIST and Graduate School of Medical Science and Engineering co-organized the First Wednesday Multidisciplinary Forum. The...

Lunch Talk with Prof. Gino Yu from Hong Kong PolyU

Prof. Gino Yu, the Director of Digital Entertainment and Game Development and the Founding Head of the Multimedia Innova...

IDKAIST hosted 2018 Design 3.0 Forum

IDKAIST and Tsinghua University co-hosted 2018 Design 3.0 Forum, aiming to explore challenging issues in design research, educat...

Lunch Talk with Prof. Martyn Evans from Manchester Metropolitan University

Prof. Martyn Evans, the head of Manchester School of Art Research Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University, visited ID ...

Lunch Talk with Dr. Curie Park from University of Cambridge

Dr. Curie Park at Center for Industrial Sustainability, University of Cambridge visited ID KAIST to give a lunch talk on 1...

Prof. Andrea Bianchi's team featured in the official SIGGRAPH channel

Prof. Andrea Bianchi's team was featured in the official SIGGRAPH channel with their project "Wind-Blaster: A Wearabl...

Prof. Suk-Hyung Bae's team featured in local news

Prof. Suk-Hyung Bae's team was featured in KBS News 9 and TJB 8 News for their project "Agile 3D Sketching with Air ...