Donghwan Song  송동환

Donghwan Song is an industrial designer based in Seoul(KR) and Lausanne(CH). He majored in product design at Hongik University from 2014 to 2020. As an industrial designer, his projects mainly focuses on providing the new experiences and bring convenience to daily life by his formative, material, and interactive solutions when people use or manipulate products. While working in Korean design studios, he collaborated with clients ranging from Samsung Electronics to start-ups. At that time, mass production with advanced design and several R&D(Research&Development) projects were carried out in the fields of the projects including home appliances, wearable devices, and communication equipment, etc.

Also as one of the artists member registered at ADAGP (Société des auteurs dans les arts graphiques et plastiques) and Amitiés Internationales André Malraux in France, he represented experimental works that visualize his own concept language with functions.

Currently, he is studying on 'Master in Product Design' at E
CAL in Switzerland, aiming to provide people with a positive using experience through his design identity.




Contact
songdong6179@gmail.com
+41 ) 76 490 61 29
+82 ) 10 9398 6179

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Education

2021 - Present



2014 - 2020

ECAL (University of Art and Design Lausanne), Switzerland / MA Product Design



Hongik University, Republic of Korea / BFA Product Design
*includes military service for 2 years

Award

2019

Red Dot Award Design Concept 2019  /  Winner

iF Design Talent Award 2019  /  Best of the year

Spark Design Award 2019  /  Finalist

Certification

2022



2019


 

IMD(The International Institute for Management Development), Lausanne, CH / Foundations of Business Program (Mar 2022)


ADAGP, Paris, FR  /  Artist Member with Global Copyrights (Oct 2019)

Amitiés Internationales André Malraux, Paris, FR  /  Artist Membership (Sep 2019)

Experience

2021


2020






2019


2018


2014

Fountain Studio, Seoul, KR  /  Industrial Designer (Dec 2020 - May 2021)


Design Methods, Seoul, KR  /  Industrial Design Internship (Aug - Nov 2020)


RF Products Series for NSRI (National Security Research Institute), KR  /  Design Team Lead
*Contracted with Sungsan E&C (Jun 2020 - Aug 2020)


BKID, Seoul, KR  /  Industrial Design Internship (Sep 2019 - Feb 2020)


Design Numbers, Seoul, KR  /  Freelance Designer (Jan - Nov 2018)


Lee Jung Sun Art School, Seoul, KR  /  Researcher & Assistant​ (Mar - Jun 2014)

Activity

2022






2021






2019


2018


2015

Compliant Mechanism Workshop with Christophe Guberan (Apr 2022)

'Training to Research' Common Module Workshop with HEAD, Geneva, CH (Mar 2022)

Materializing Color Workshop with Giulio Ridolfo (Jan 2022)


‘The ECAL MANUAL OF STYLE' Exhibition Design Workshop with Jonathan Olivares (Oct 2021)
*Collaborated with Glas Italia

Sungshin Women's University, Seoul, KR  /  One-day Lecturer for 'Department of Crafts' 2021
*Invited by Yeyeon Park


Hongik University Product Design Degree Show Committee 2019  /  Vice Chief (Mar - Dec 2019)


Hongik University Product Design Student Show Committee 2018  /  Chief (Sep - Dec 2019)


Joint Chief of Staff, KR  /  General Chauffeur as Military Service (Mar 2015 - Dec 2016)

Exhibition

2019




2018


2017


2014

Hongik Univ. Degree Show 'UNO'  /  Hongik Daehangno Art Center, Seoul, KR (Oct 2019)

Esprit Nouveau Exhibition Korea 2019 /  Gallery Conseil, Seoul, KR (Aug 2019)


'Plug - In'  /  Hongik Univ. Building M, Sejong, KR (Nov 2018)


'Product M5'  /  Hongik Univ. Building M, Sejong, KR (Nov 2017)


Hongik University Foundation Show  /  Hongik Art Hall, Sejong, KR (Nov 2014)