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Ratchair on Discovery Channel Canada

Ratchair on Discovery Channel Canada

People from the Discovery Channel Canada, came to our lab to make some clips about the Ratchair for one of their programs.

posted on 05 July 2017

Works Presented at ISUVR 2017 in NAIST

Works Presented at ISUVR 2017 in NAIST

On this ISUVR 2017, held at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), two of our lab members Gary and Joongi presented two of our lab’s works.

posted on 28 June 2017

Ori-Mandu at the ACM DIS Conference 2017

Ori-Mandu at the ACM DIS Conference 2017

On June 13th, our lab members travelled to Scotland to this year’s DIS in order to present about Ori-Mandu.

posted on 14 June 2017

Doori Noori Presented at KSDS Spring 2017

Doori Noori Presented at KSDS Spring 2017

On Saturday 3rd, members of our lab traveled to the 선신여대 in Seoul to present work about the electronic mailbox, Doori Noori at KSDS Spring 2017.

posted on 03 June 2017

Computer Aided Design Class Projects on Display

Computer Aided Design Class Projects on Display

Lamps made in the Computer Aided Design Course (ID219) 2017 were exhibited in front of the Audi-KAIST lounge on May 18th.

posted on 18 May 2017

projects at CHI'17

We will show a few new works at CHI, all on Monday! In the paper track we present consumer to creator. In the video showcase program we will show the new video of Ratchair, and how to custom make Korean dumplings with Ori-Mandu. In the interactivity track we will demonstrate Calm Automaton.

posted on 07 May 2017

new students: Maria and Seungryeol

Maria and SeungRyeol join the lab from the spring 2017. Both completed the undergraduate at Industrial Design KAIST and continue in the graduate school.

posted on 27 February 2017

Trafficator Presented at KSDS Fall 2016

Trafficator Presented at KSDS Fall 2016

Last week, members of our lab traveled to Busan to present work about a gesture-based trafficator at KSDS Fall 2016.

posted on 04 November 2016

BodyMeter and TwoShelves accepted to NordiCHI 2016

BodyMeter and TwoShelves accepted to NordiCHI 2016

BodyMeter is a user-centered approach where posing and acting is input for personalizing furniture in a virtual reality environment. TwoShelves is a an augmented reality design application for couples to design their living room together.

posted on 28 September 2016

Joon Gi Shin Joins my Design Lab

Joon received his bachelors degree in Industrial Design at the University of the Arts in United States. He is interested in communication and UX design.

posted on 01 September 2016

RatChair wins Digital Content Expo Prize at SIGGRAPH 2016

RatChair wins Digital Content Expo Prize at SIGGRAPH 2016

Ratchair won the Digital Context Expo award at Siggraph 2016 and will be demonstrated in Tokyo later this year.

posted on 03 August 2016

Visit from Students of the National University of Singapore

Visit from Students of the National University of Singapore

Over 20 students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) visited myDesignLab.

posted on 31 May 2016

Two Presentations at KSDS Spring 2016

Two Presentations at KSDS Spring 2016

Gary Ng presented his paper on gesture based interface for remote inspection tasks with unmanned aerial vehicles at the KSDS spring conference at the Korea National University of Arts

posted on 23 May 2016

Computer Aided Design Class Projects on Display

Computer Aided Design Class Projects on Display

Lamps made in the Computer Aided Design Course (ID219) are exhibit in the lobby of N25 at KAIST until April 14th

posted on 31 March 2016

I-Eng Featured in ACM Interactions

I-Eng Featured in ACM Interactions

I-Eng made by Hayeon Jeong was already featured in the Demo Hour Interactions and in the current volume as How Was it Made?.

posted on 21 March 2016

Mirror Mirror Accepted to CHI 2016

Mirror Mirror Accepted to CHI 2016

Mirror Mirror is accepted for CHI 2016 in San Jose.

posted on 18 March 2016

Gesture and Spatial Controlled System wins URP Award

Gesture and Spatial Controlled System wins URP Award

Tanya won the Excellence Award for her Undergraduate Research Project (URP) on Gesture and Spatial controlled system of moving everyday objects.

posted on 26 February 2016

User Research Talk at HCI Korea 2016

User Research Talk at HCI Korea 2016

myDesignLab went to Gangwon-do for HCI Korea 2016. Gyeol Han, one of our masters students, did a talk on the findings we got from user research done on the Mirror Mirror system.

posted on 27 January 2016

Jundong Park Joins myDesignLab as a MSc Candidate

Jundong Park joins myDesignLab as a Masters candidate! Jundong received his bachelors degree in Industrial Design at KAIST with a sub-major in Mechanical Engineering. He is interested in how calm emotions relate to our busy-energetic modern lives and how design could be a medium between the two.

posted on 15 January 2016

Website Redesign

With a new year comes a new beginning! 2015 was a great year for the lab and to start 2016 off we have redesigned our website to give it a new look. Hears to a good 2016!

posted on 08 January 2016

Mirror Mirror Demo at Maker Festival 2015

Mirror Mirror Demo at Maker Festival 2015

Mirror Mirror went back to Seoul for Maker Festival! Maker Festival is a part of Creative Korea 2015, a government funded exhibition for creative works.

posted on 29 November 2015

RULR Toolkit Workshop at ID KAIST

RULR Toolkit Workshop at ID KAIST

We invited Elliot Woods from Kimchi and Chips for a Rulr workshop.

posted on 14 November 2015

TagRadar at Tokyo Design Week 2015

TagRadar at Tokyo Design Week 2015

Tagradar goes back to Japan! Felix will demonstrate TagRadar at the ID KAIST booth on Tokyo Design Week 2015.

posted on 28 October 2015

Virtual Reality Sketching Talk at KSDS Fall 2015

Virtual Reality Sketching Talk at KSDS Fall 2015

Minjoo Cho, a masters student at myDesignLab, went to Gwangju for the Fall KSDS 2015 conference over the weekend to give a talk about sketching in virtual reality for rapid and situated idea generation.

posted on 18 October 2015

Work Featured at DeSForM 2015

Work Featured at DeSForM 2015

Work by Professor Saakes on 3D printed designs are currently being featured at DeSForM 2015 in Milan, Italy. Gyeol Han from our lab had the opportunity to go to the event to check out the talks and workshops.

posted on 16 October 2015

Maker Faire Seoul 2015

Maker Faire Seoul 2015

myDesignLab was at Maker Faire Seoul 2015 to demonstrate gesture controlled moving furnature.

posted on 11 October 2015

TagRadar and I-Eng at UbiComp 2015

TagRadar and I-Eng at UbiComp 2015

Tagradar (shown) and I-Eng will be demonstrated at UbiComp 2015 in Osaka, Japan.

posted on 10 September 2015

Gary Ng joins myDesignLab as a MSc Candidate

Gary Ng joins myDesignLab as a Masters student. Gary completed his undergraduate degree in Game Development and Entrepreneurship in Canada at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

posted on 31 August 2015

Painting Drone wins Undergraduate Research Project Encouragement Award

Painting Drone wins Undergraduate Research Project Encouragement Award

The Painting Drone, created by undergraduate students Alex Balio and Sam Ukolov, win the Undergraduate Research Project (URP) Encouragement Award.

posted on 28 August 2015

MirrorMirror at Siggraph 2015

MirrorMirror at Siggraph 2015

MirrorMirror was demonstrated at Siggraph 2015, held in Los Angeles.

posted on 13 August 2015

Article Published in Open Design Now

Article Published in Open Design Now

Prof. Saakes published an article in Open Design Now (오픈 디자인) on Lampan Lamps.

posted on 23 July 2015

MirrorMirror Exhibits at DDP, Seoul

MirrorMirror Exhibits at DDP, Seoul

MirrorMirror was exhibited at DongDaeMun Design Plaza, one of the main urban development landmarks in Seoul.

posted on 18 July 2015

Prof.Caroline Hummel's visit to myDesignLab

Prof.Caroline Hummel's visit to myDesignLab

Prof.Caroline Hummels vistied myDesignLab on May 28th after giving her seminar at IDKAIST.

posted on 28 May 2015

IKEA Hacking featured on Korean Webzines

IKEA Hacking featured on Korean Webzines

The Big Lampan Lamp was featured by the Korean Institute of Design Promotion and on Naver. The IKEA Hacking lamp is still available on instructables for your hacking convenience.

posted on 03 April 2015

Prof.Saakes was on KBS Radio

Prof.Saakes was on KBS Radio

Prof.Saakes of myDesignLab was invited as a guest in “Touch Base in Seoul” from KBS Radio. He talked about his life at KAIST, his past and current projects and designs to be released soon.

posted on 28 March 2015

The configurable 3D printed carkey paper is accepted at DesforM 2015

The configurable 3D printed carkey paper is accepted at DesforM 2015

The configurable 3D printed carkey paper is accepted at DesForM 2015</a>

posted on 26 March 2015

new students: Gyeol Han and Minjoo Cho

Gyeol Han and Minjoo Cho joined the lab as Master’s students. Gyeol Han finished her undergraduate course at Industrial Design KAIST in 2015 and Minjoo Cho worked as a product manager at Samsung Mobile from 2011 to 2014 after graduating from Electrical Engineering in 2011.

posted on 02 March 2015

Interactive Training Chopsticks presented at ACE 2014

Interactive Training Chopsticks presented at ACE 2014

Foong Yi Chia presented interactive training chopsticks at the Advancement in Entertainment Computing conference 2014 and won the bronze demo award. The chopsticks embed advanced sensors to detect what the user is doing. Two interactive games use the chopsticks as a controller to teach children the fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Read more on the project page

posted on 12 November 2014

Paper Presentation at KSDS

Seo Young Back and Junhee Min presented their paper “rich textures” at the bi-annual Korean Society for Design Science conference at UNIST in Ulsan. They received the second best research achievement award.

posted on 31 October 2014

Undergraduate Research Presentation and Award

Seo Young Back and Junhee Min presented the results of their undergraduate research project “rich textures” and received the research encouragement award from president Kang of KAIST.

posted on 20 September 2014

Interview on KAIST website

Interview on KAIST website

Daniel Saakes was interviewed on the KAIST website.

posted on 10 September 2014

Froukje Sleeswijk Visser visits My Design Lab

Froukje Sleeswijk Visser visits My Design Lab

Froukje Sleeswijk Visser visited id KAIST and we hosted a workshop on “user insights” and “personalizing products”.

posted on 27 May 2014

Paper Presentation at KSDS

Paper Presentation at KSDS

Bokyung Lee will present her paper “user review analysis” at the bi-annual conference of the Korean Society of Design Science in Incheon.

posted on 24 May 2014

Cardboard Lamps

As a teaser assignment for the undergraduate CAD course at idKAIST, students got one week to design and fabricate a lamp using 2 cardboard boxes and a laser cutter. The results are fantastic!

posted on 24 April 2014

External Advisery Board visits My Design Lab

We presented our plans to the External Advisory Board.

posted on 11 February 2014

Workshop at Yonsei university

Daniel Saakes delivered a workshop at the design department of Yonsei University in Seoul with the topic “Designing for designers”. In the workshop the participants developed a so called “fab app” an application for generating products for 3D printing.

posted on 10 January 2014

Seo Young Baek and Joonhee Min join the lab as URP students.

Seo Young Baek and Joonhee Min received the KAIST URP scholarship with their Undergraduate Research Proposal. They will join the MID lab till the summer and work on CMF for 3D printing.

posted on 23 December 2013

Bokyung Lee joins my lab.

Lydia Bokyung Lee starts the id-KAIST graduate program this spring and joins the lab!

posted on 19 December 2013

Presentation at ICAT conference and Best Paper Award

We will present paper at the 23rd International Conference on Artificial Reality and Tele-Existence (ICAT) in Tokyo and received the best paper award.

posted on 11 December 2013

Seminar Alvaro Cassinelli

Alvaro Cassinelli of the University of Tokyo will talk at id KAIST.

posted on 26 November 2013

Demonstration at ACE Conference

The Photochromic Carpet and Alphabet Shoes will be presented at ACE (Advances Computer Entertainment) in Twente, the Netherlands. The carpet consists of color changing smart material that is activated by footsteps. In that way a floor becomes a playful canvas for children to explore.

posted on 13 November 2013

Paper presentation at UIST conference

Paper presentation at ACM UIST in St. Andrews. Although there are many sophisticated methods available for packing 2D shapes, oftentimes a human in the loop in required to satisfy soft constraints, for instance, to make tradeoffs between aesthetics and reducing material waste. PACCAM supports users making manual layouts and is specifically geared towards the occasional users in fab labs.

posted on 11 October 2013

Foong Yi Chia joins the lab

Foong Yi Chia joins the lab and will pursue her master degree at id KAIST.

posted on 02 September 2013

Start of My Design Laboratory at id KAIST

Today is the first day of My Design Lab in the department of Industrial Design at KAIST in the Republic of Korea. We look at users as the designers of their own life. We innovate in open design, physical design tools, custom design as service and local manufacturing using digital fabrication.

posted on 01 September 2013