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Minwook Paeng
Innovation Design Engineering MA

Royal College of Art

Graduates: 2022

Specialisms: Industrial Design / Design and Technology / Design Research

My location: London, United Kingdom

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Minwook Paeng

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First Name: Minwook

Last Name: Paeng

University / College: Royal College of Art

Course / Program: Innovation Design Engineering MA

Graduates: 2022

Specialisms: Industrial Design / Design and Technology / Design Research

My Location: London, United Kingdom

About:

Minwook Paeng is a transdisciplinary industrial designer based in London, UK and Seoul, South Korea. He holds a Master's degree in Innovation Design Engineering(IDE) from Royal College of Art and Imperial College London and a bachelor's in Industrial Design. During the IDE course, his projects have been featured on various platforms, including Reuters, Dezeen, WIRED, Fastcompany, and Dazed and made headlines worldwide. His work experience includes consumer product design(LG Electronics), UX design(Samsung, Hyundai Motor Group), R&D and hardware innovation(design) to solve various problems. Currently, he is collaborating with Nike as a creative inventor. Also, he was selected as a scholar by Pokémon Co.He has the transdisciplinary capabilities of an innovative thinker, design engineer and artist. He is interested in the convergence of design and emerging technologies and aims to change the world based on future innovative solutions.

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“Texture Palette” is a texture simulating solution for creating the physical experience of VR content. Hardware and software innovations of Texture Palette provide tactile interaction beyond the screen. We can feel the texture of digital objects in VR content, such as roughness, hardness, temperature and pattern. This is the next paradigm shift in VR interaction and allows us to interact with immersive and realistic VR experiences.