Design Research

In the field of art, there have been technique for deploying accumulated traces, called patination. In my research, I adopt the concept of patina and propose Digital Patination, a design technique which induces accumulation of traces for making emotionally enduring digital artifacts. For exploring the digital patination, my research consist of several qualitative studies and case developments.  [Please click images to look details].

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FlowerPop: Facilitating Casual Group Conversations with Multiple Mobile Devices (In Preparation)

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Digital Patination: Using Digitally Generated Patinas for Enriching Product Attachment (Ph.D. Dissertation, KAIST)

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Patina-inspired Personalization: Personalizing Products with Traces of Daily Use (DIS’16)

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Gleamy: An Ambient Display Lamp with a Transparency-Controllable Shade (TEI’16)

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Patina Engraver: Visualizing Activity Logs as Patina in Fashionable Trackers (CHI’15)

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Impact of Digital Traces on the Appreciation of Movie Contents (Digital Creativity Journal, 2015)

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Understanding Impacts of Hidden Interfaces on Mobile Phone User Experience (NordiCHI’12)

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Effect of Levels of Automation on Emotional Experience in Intelligent Products (CHI’11 Poster)
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