CED lab has welcomed three new members, Kyungah Choi and Eunjin Kim for Ph.D. program and Hyunjoo Bae for Master program, to its group of bright and young students. All have bachelors in Industrial Design from KAIST, and Kyungah and Eunjin successfully finished their Masters. Their contributions will be deeply appreciated in the days to come.  

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An original article entitled, “The Emotional Characteristics of White for Applications of Product Color Design” from Nooree Na and Prof.Suk is published in the International Journal of Design. This study aims to investigate the emotional characteristics of various shades of white, and several experiments have been conducted with color patches as well as 1:1 scale…

Read more White for product color design by N.Na

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Hyunjoo Bae, a master candidate of CED Lab co-authored an article entitled as “UPO: Chair that lifts your bottom while standing up by using the force pushing down on the armrests” published in Journal of Ergonomics Society of Korea. This paper describes how the UPO chair has developed from the ethnographic user study, mechanical engineering…

Read more Design human factor study by H.Bae

Kyungah Choi published a part of her Master thesis work in the journal of Optical Engineering. This study investigated the user-preferred color temperature adjustment for smartphone displays. The adjustment varies dependently on the illuminant’s chromaticity and intensity, and the optimal white was judged through a psychophical study. The title of the article is “User-preferred color…

Read more User-preferred white adjustment for smartphone by K.Choi

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Sung-Wook Ju and Kyeongah Jeong, two master candidates of CED Lab made a poster presentation entitled as “Changing the Color Attributes of Icons to Inform of the Application Status” on the IEEE- International Symposium of Consumer Electronics (ISCE 2014), held in Jeju. This study explored what relationship was formed between change in attribute of icon’s color…

Read more When a facebook icon appears in red? By S.W.Ju & K.Jeong

Prof.Suk’s book, “Theories and Applications of Light [빛의 공학]”,  is selected as one of the National Academy of Science’s Distinguished Scholarly Books[대한민국 학술원 2014 우수학술도서] for 2014. Congratulations! Professor Chulhee Choi of Department of Brain & Bio Engineering and Professor Yongkeun Park of Department of Physics are the co-authors. In this book, authors attempted to…

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Together with professor Yongkeun Park from the Department of Physics and professor Chulhee Choi from the Department of Brain & Bio Engineering, professor Suk offers a course, “Introduction to Light, Color, and Life” on Coursera, one of the biggest MOOC(Massive Open Online Course) consortiums for following 6 weeks. KAIST recently signed up the agreement with the Coursera, and…

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The second project, “Design Creatures” of the ID202 Two-dimensional Design course launched the design collection 2014. The exhibition was opened at a Book Cafe of the KAIST Science Library and will last for following 6 weeks. During the exhibition, students’ design works will be displayed and sold. Design Creatues is an ambiguous word addressing both “designing a creature” and…

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Professor Suk published a book, “Koreans’ Colors, Tastes, & Styles (한국인의 색, 맛, 멋)”, and Dr.Yoon-Sook Kim, a senior scientist at Korea Food Research Institute participated as the second author. The book mainly documents the output of the research project, “A proposal of creative food color based on the affective effect”, placed by Korea Research…

Read more A new book by Prof.Suk