The National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Speical Invited International Design Exhibition and Conference of Korea Institute of Design Research Society (KiDRS) was held on 26th December 2018 in Tainan, Taiwan. Professor Ji-Hyun Lee, her master students Po Yan Lai and Zhuming Chang attended to present the paper titled “A Preliminary Study for Smart Mirror Utilizing Rule-based Makeup Recommendation”.

(From the left) Zhuming Chang, Professor Yu-Hsiu Hung, Professor Ji-Hyun Lee, Po Yan Lai

The exhibition and the conference were organized in NCKU C-Hub, which is a space designed for the collaboration between the university, the industry and the city. Tens of design project posters and proceeding papers were exhibited at the venue. Attendees included the faculty members, students from different design school, design researchers, designers and other field experts.

Attendees discussing with each other at the exhibition.

NCKU has one of the leading schools of design and architecture in Taiwan. The exhibition and conference not only showcased the achievements of the researchers, but also encouraged the exchange of ideas, especially between the Korean and the Taiwanese.

Professor Lee was an invited professor in the Department of Industrial Design at NCKU from September 2012 to July 2013. Her connections with NCKU played a part bridging KiDRS and NCKU’s College of Planning and Design to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the continue of the exchange and collaboration of Korean and Taiwanese design experts in future.

KiDRS and NCKU signing a MOU in the opening session.