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Seungwoo Kim(b.1982) is an award-winning, professional industrial designer skilled in mass production. He won numerous internationally renowned awards including 23 awards in iF, Red Dot and IDEA.

Before studying design at Konkuk University in Seoul, he majored in engineering for 2 years, an… Read More
swkimdesign@gmail.com

Seungwoo Kim(b.1982) is an award-winning, professional industrial designer skilled in mass production. He won numerous internationally renowned awards including 23 awards in iF, Red Dot and IDEA.

Before studying design at Konkuk University in Seoul, he majored in engineering for 2 years, and his engineering base has had a great impact on the structural understanding of mechanical engineering.

In 2006, he worked at Samsung Electronics’ User-centered Design Lab for 8 months, and during this period he realized the importance of usability as well as the aesthetics in things. Since then, he has been designing with a focus on good usability, and melted it in most of his work including Universal Plug(2008) and Hole(2011). For 7 years from 2009, he worked for Coway, the leader in home health-care appliances market in South Korea with about $7 billion market capitalization. He was responsible for the Cairs brand covering the air care categories, and designed numerous mass-produced products.

Since 2015, He has joined the new hardware business of NAVER, South Korea’s top IT company with market capitalization of about $24 billion. He still enjoys thinking about creative new things and realizing it to real world. Read Less
• iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner
  APMS-1014D / Design Management

• iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner
  APT-1014E / Design Management

• iF Product Design Award 2014 Winner
  Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / Own Design

• iF Product Design Award 2013 Winner
  Smart / Own Design

• iF Communi… Read More
• iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner
  APMS-1014D / Design Management

• iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner
  APT-1014E / Design Management

• iF Product Design Award 2014 Winner
  Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / Own Design

• iF Product Design Award 2013 Winner
  Smart / Own Design

• iF Communication Design Award 2013 Winner
  Smart / Own Design

• iF Product Design Award 2012 Winner
  Hole(AP-0111LC) / Own Design

• iF Product Design Award 2011 Winner
  Ion(AS-0110GI) / Own Design

• iF Concept Design Award 2009 Winner
  Universal Plug / Own Design

• Red Dot Award 2015: Product Design Winner
  APMS-1014D / Design Management

• Red Dot Award 2012: Communication Design Winner
  Smart / Own Design

• Red Dot Award 2011: Concept BEST OF THE BEST
  Braille Sight / Cooperated work(Main designer)

• Red Dot Award 2010: Product Honourable Mention
  BA14 / Cooperated work(Control Design)

• Red Dot Award 2008: Concept Design Winner
  Universal Plug / Own Design

• International Design Excellence Awards 2015
  CER-01 / Own Design

• International Design Excellence Awards 2015
  APMS-1014D / Design Management

• International Design Excellence Awards 2014
  High Performance Juicer / Own Design

• International Design Excellence Awards 2013 BRONZE
  Root / Own Design

• International Design Excellence Awards 2013
  Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / Own Design

• International Design Excellence Awards 2012
  Smart / Own Design

• International Design Excellence Awards 2012
  Hole(AP-0111LC) / Own Design

• International Design Excellence Awards 2012
  Ice+Water(CHPI-280) / Own Design

• International Design Excellence Awards 2012
  Retro(CHP-290N) / Own Design

• Braun Prize 2012 Winner -Professional & Enthusiast
  Smart / Own Design

• Japan Good Design Award 2014 Winner
  Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / Own Design

• Japan Good Design Award 2010 Winner
  Qbo(APM-1010DH) / Own Design

• Japan Good Design Award 2010 Winner
  Ion(AS-0110GI) / Own Design

• Korea Good Design Award 2014 Winner
  Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / Own Design

• Korea Good Design Award 2012 Winner
  Ice+Water(CHPI-280) / Own Design

• Korea Good Design Award 2012 Winner
  Hole(AP-0111LC) / Own Design

• Korea Good Design Award 2011 Winner
  Retro(CHP-290N) / Own Design

• Korea Good Design Award 2009 Winner
  BA14 / Cooperated work(Control Design)

• Pin Up Product Design Award 2012 BRONZE PRIZE
  Ice+Water(CHPI-280) / Own Design

• Pin Up Product Design Award 2011 BRONZE PRIZE
  Hole(AP-0111LC) / Own Design

• Pin Up Product Design Award 2014 Authentication
  CHP-261N / Own Design

• Pin Up Product Design Award 2014 Authentication
  CER-01 / Own Design

• Pin Up Product Design Award 2013 Authentication
  Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / Own Design

• Pin Up Product Design Award 2011 Authentication
  Retro(CHP-290N) / Own Design

• Pin Up Product Design Award 2010 Authentication
  Qbo(APM-1010DH) / Own Design

• Pin Up Product Design Award 2009 Authentication
  BA14 / Cooperated work(Control Design)

• Ergonomic Design Award 2011 GRAND PRIX
  Qbo(APM-1010DH) / Own Design

• PlusX Award 2011 Winner -Design & Ease of Use
  Qbo(APM-1010DH) / Own Design

• DesignNet Teba Place Award 2011 GRAND Prize
• LG Hi-macs Design Competition 2008 1st Prize -Professional

• Samsung Ezon Design Competition 2008 SILVER

• Samsung It Sens Design Competition 2008 SILVER

• Tesco Design Competition 2008 SILVER

• Seoul Public Design Competition 2007 SILVER

• Ubiquitous Robot Design Competition 2007 2nd Prize

• Steel Furniture Design Competition 2007 BRONZE

• Leeum Souvenir Design Competition 2007 Winner Read Less
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