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Color Lab has welcomed two new members, Minsun Hong and Yuchun Yan for the Master’s program. Minsun has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from KAIST and Yuchun finished her Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design at the University of Liverpool (UK) and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (P.R.China). Their contributions will be deeply appreciated in the immediate…

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Minhwan Kim and Kyungah Choi presented their work entitled, “Yo!: Enriching Emotional Quality of Single-Button Messengers through Kinetic Typography” at the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2016) in Brisbane, Australia. The study explored the influence of adding kinetic typography onto the single-button messenger to enrich the communicational aspects by conducting a series…

Read more Yo! Kinetic typography in single-button messengers by Minhwan and Kyungah

Kyungah Choi, a Ph.D. candidate at Color Lab recently published an article entitled “Dynamic lighting system for the learning environment: performance of elementary student” in the journal Optics Express, a top-ranked journal in the optics field. This study investigated the effects of lighting color temperatures on elementary students’ performance, namely physiological, cognitive, and behavioral aspects….

Read more Dynamic lighting system for the learning environment by Kyungah

Taesoo Kim, a junior student of industrial design at KAIST, presented a poster about his recent individual research project(advisor : Prof.Hyeon-Jeong Suk) entitled, “Effects on how turbidity of drinks influence recognizing sense of taste by visual [탁도가 음료의 미각적 특징을 시각적으로 인지하는데 미치는 영향]” on the 2016 Spring Conference of Korea Society for Emotion and…

Read more Best poster presentation award to Taesoo at KOSES Spring conference

One of the Prof.Suk’s courses, “Light, Life, and Color [빛, 생명, 그리고 색채]” is now open to everybody. As of this April, KAIST offers online courses called, “KOOC(KAIST Online Open Course)” that is open to anyone who subscribe at http://kooc.kaist.ac.kr. As one of the five courses, her “Light, Life, and Color” is included in the first launch. The course will run for…

Read more Now at KOOC: KAIST Open Online Course

Congratulations! Nooree Na received her Ph.D. degree. She earned her doctorate after three years of hard work. During her Ph.D. course, she has published at least 6 articles in SCI(E) journals and 12 full papers at internationally renowned counferences. Her achievements are indeed record-breaking in Department of Industrial Design, KAIST. As of March 2016, she starts her first…

Read more Dr.Na, the first Ph.D. from Color Lab!

Kyeong Ah Jeong is now a master of science! She submitted the thesis, entitled “Making Video Playback and its Emotional Effect”, and an online-based service tool, “JockeyTime” is now launched at jockeytime.kaist.ac.kr. As of March 2016, she continues her research on the affective effect of playback design of moving images as a Ph.D. candidate. Master thesis…

Read more Congrats! Kyeongah, a Master of Science now!

EunJin Kim, a Ph.D. candidate of Color lab, presented her recent work entitled, “Key Color Generation Algorithm to Enhance the Aesthetic and Affective Quality of Image-Color Combinations” at IPIU 2016 Workshop in Jeju, Korea. In the paper, she discussed the insights from designers’ color selection process to develop a key color generation algorithm. The algorithm creates a…

Read more Eunjin presented her color generation algorithm at IPIU 2016