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Seungwoo Kim(b.1982) is a professional industrial designer skilled in mass production. He won numerous internationally renowned awards including 29 iF, Red Dot and IDEA awards. Before studying design, he majored in engineering and his engineering base has had a great impact on the structural understanding of mecha… Read More
Seungwoo Kim(b.1982) is a professional industrial designer skilled in mass production. He won numerous internationally renowned awards including 29 iF, Red Dot and IDEA awards. Before studying design, he majored in engineering 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., and during this period he realized the importance of usability as well as the aesthetics in things and since then he has been designing with a focus on good usability and melted it in most of his work. For 7 years from 2009, he worked for Coway, the leader in home health-care appliances market in South Korea. He was responsible for the Cairs brand covering the air care categories, and designed numerous mass-produced products. From 2015, he has joined the new hardware business of NAVER, South Korea’s top IT company. He still enjoys thinking about creative new things and realizing it to real world.
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Product Design Awards

iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner –AIRCART / International Forum Design, Germany
iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner –PLMM / International Forum Design, Germany
iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner – APMS-1014D (Design Management) / International Forum Design, Germany
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Product Design Awards

iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner –AIRCART / International Forum Design, Germany
iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner –PLMM / International Forum Design, Germany
iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner – APMS-1014D (Design Management) / International Forum Design, Germany
iF Product Design Award 2015 Winner – APT-1014E (Design Management) / International Forum Design, Germany
iF Product Design Award 2014 Winner – Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / International Forum Design, Germany
iF Product Design Award 2013 Winner – Smart / International Forum Design, Germany
iF Product Design Award 2012 Winner – Hole(AP-0111LC) / International Forum Design, Germany
iF Product Design Award 2011 Winner – Ion(AS-0110GI) / International Forum Design, Germany
Red Dot Award 2018: Product Design Winner – WAVE / Red Dot, Germany
Red Dot Award 2018: Product Design Winner – M1 / Red Dot, Germany
Red Dot Award 2018: Product Design Winner – AIRCART / Red Dot, Germany
Red Dot Award 2018: Product Design Winner – PLMM / Red Dot, Germany
Red Dot Award 2015: Product Design Winner – APMS-1014D / (Design Management) / Red Dot, Germany
Red Dot Award 2010: Product Design Honourable Mention – BA14 (Control Design) / Red Dot, Germany
International Design Excellence Awards 2015 – CER-01 / Industrial Designers Society of America, US
International Design Excellence Awards 2015 – APMS-1014D (DesignManagement) / Industrial Designers Society of America, US
International Design Excellence Awards 2014 Finalist – High Performance Juicer JuicePresso X / Industrial Designers Society of America, US
International Design Excellence Awards 2013 BRONZE PRIZE – Root / Industrial Designers Society of America, US
International Design Excellence Awards 2013 Finalist – Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / IDSA Industrial Designers Society of America, US
International Design Excellence Awards 2012 Finalist – Smart / IDSA Industrial Designers Society of America, US
International Design Excellence Awards 2012 Finalist – Hole(AP-0111LC) / Industrial Designers Society of America, US
International Design Excellence Awards 2012 Finalist – Ice+Water(CHPI-280) / Industrial Designers Society of America, US
International Design Excellence Awards 2012 Finalist – Retro(CHP-290N) / Industrial Designers Society of America, US
Braun Prize 2012 Winner -Professional & Enthusiast – Smart / Braun, Germany
Japan Good Design Award 2014 Winner – Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / Japan Institute of Design Promotion, Japan
Japan Good Design Award 2010 Winner – Qbo(APM-1010DH) / Japan Institute of Design Promotion, Japan
Japan Good Design Award 2010 Winner – Ion(AS-0110GI) / Japan Institute of Design Promotion, Japan
Good Design Award 2014 Winner – Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / Korea Institute of Design Promotion, South Korea
Good Design Award 2012 Winner – Ice+Water(CHPI-280) / Korea Institute of Design Promotion, South Korea
Good Design Award 2012 Winner – Hole(AP-0111LC) / Korea Institute of Design Promotion, South Korea
Good Design Award 2011 Winner – Retro(CHP-290N) / Korea Institute of Design Promotion, South Korea
Good Design Award 2009 Winner – BA14 / (Control Design) /Korea Institute of Design Promotion, South Korea
Pin Up Product Design Award 2012 BRONZE PRIZE – Ice+Water(CHPI-280) / Korea Association of Industrial Designers, South Korea
Pin Up Product Design Award 2011 BRONZE PRIZE – Hole(AP-0111LC) / Korea Association of Industrial Designers, South Korea
Pin Up Product Design Award 2014 Authentication – CHP-261N / Korea Association of Industrial Designers, South Korea
Pin Up Product Design Award 2014 Authentication – CER-01 / Korea Association of Industrial Designers, South Korea
Pin Up Product Design Award 2013 Authentication – Ice+Water mini(CHPI-380) / Korea Association of Industrial Designers, South Korea
Pin Up Product Design Award 2011 Authentication – Retro(CHP-290N) / Korea Association of Industrial Designers, South Korea
Pin Up Product Design Award 2010 Authentication – Qbo(APM-1010DH) / Korea Association of Industrial Designers, South Korea
Pin Up Product Design Award 2009 Authentication – BA14 / (Control Design) /Korea Association of Industrial Designers, South Korea


UX Design Awards

iF Communication Design Award 2013 Winner -USER INTERFACE – Smart / International Forum Design, Germany
Red Dot Award 2012: Communication Design Winner -USER INTERFACE – Smart / Red Dot, Germany
Ergonomic Design Award 2011 GRAND PRIX – Qbo(APM-1010DH) / Ergonomics Society of Korea 대한인간공학회, South Korea
PlusX Award 2011 Winner -Design & Ease of Use – Qbo(APM-1010DH) / Media Society Networks GmbH, Germany


Concept Design Awards

Red Dot Award 2011: Concept Design BEST OF THE BEST – Braille Sight / Red Dot, Germany
iF Concept Design Award 2009 Winner – Universal Plug / iF International Forum Design, Germany
Red Dot Award 2008: Concept Design Winner – Universal Plug / Red Dot, Germany
DesignNet Teba Place Award 2011 GRAND PRIZE – Braille Sight / DesignNet & Alba Corporation, South Korea
International Design Excellence Awards 2012 Finalist – Braille Sight / Industrial Designers Society of America, US
LG Hi-macs Design Competition 2008 1st Prize -Professional – LG Chemical, South Korea
Samsung Ezon Design Competition 2008 SILVER PRIZE – Samsung, South Korea
Samsung It Sens Design Competition 2008 SILVER PRIZE – Samsung, South Korea
Tesco Design Competition 2008 SILVER PRIZE – Tesco, South Korea
Seoul Public Design Competition 2007 SILVER PRIZE – Seoul Metropolitan Government, South Korea
Ubiquitous Robot Design Competition 2007 2nd Prize – Ministry of Information and Communication 정보통신부, South Korea
Steel Furniture Design Competition 2007 BRONZE PRIZE – Ministry of Knowledge Economy 지식경제부, South Korea
Samsung Museum Leeum Souvenir Design Competition 2007 Winner – Leeum, South Korea Read Less
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