Color Lab.

Skin color perception in portrait and emoji by Yuchun Yan at CIC28

Yuchun Yan, a Ph.D. student of Color lab made an interactive and poster presentation entitled “Skin Color Perception in Portrait Image and AR-based Humanoid Emoji.” A user study was conducted with 20 graduate students majoring in design, and 24 portrait images in four skin tone categories were employed. Through the user study, we observed skin colors…

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Yuchun unveiled the truth. The darkening effect exists indeed.

Yuchun, the Ph.D. candidate of Color lab has published a research article, entitled “Measuring and describing the discoloration of the liquid foundation”, in Color Research & Application (doi.org/10.1002/col.22584). The article reports the phenomena of discoloration of liquid foundation spread over time through repeated measures along 24 hours. Indeed the discoloration occurred and in particular, all…

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The Skintone Finder on YouTube

Amore Pacific launched the documentary video about the Skintone Finder, one of the outcomes from industry-academia collaboration with Color lab. The service consists of an apparatus that captures a target spot and an algorithm that analyzes the captured image to estimate the true color of the target spot. Colorlab owns the intellectual property registered in…

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Dr.Jeong's article about the optimal light uniformity in a refrigerator

Dr.Jeong’s research article on optimal uniformity is published in Color Research and Application. During her Ph.D. program, she has participated in a series of projects with LG electronics regarding the design quality of cavity lighting, and the refrigerator was the first product she was in full responsibility for the experiments. As a part of the…

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Welcome to Color lab!

Boram joined the Color lab in Fall 2020. She is a chemical engineer with professional experience at Samsung Electro-Mechanics for three years. During her undergraduate education at KAIST, she attended the essential design courses from ID to major it as her minor. She is highly motivated to learn and practice color research activities, which color…

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Juhee became a Master of Science. Congrats!

Juhee Kim received her Master degree from KAIST, and the thesis is entitled, ” Prediction of the Emotions and Preference for Movie Poster Designs based on Graphical Features: A Machine Learning-driven Approach [영화 포스터 디자인에 대한 감정 및 선호도 예측: 그래픽 요소 기반 머신러닝 활용을 중심으로]”, the part of that was published in the Archives…

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2019 Best 10 Research of KAIST

The color lab’s research on the effect of blue-enriched awakening light in the morning was selected as one of the Best 10 Research Cases of KAIST in 2019. It has been almost 10 years since that color lab has investigated the effect of nuanced white lighting on the human’s physiological and psychological responses. Luckily enough,…

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Shirts under 8000 K appear nicer?

Juhee’s survey result about optimal matches between light and fabric colors is now in Color Research & Application. Entitled, “Affective matches of fabric and lighting chromaticity“, the study includes two main experiments. One is about the effect of lighting hue on the surface styles of fabric. The other one is concerned with a wider spectrum…

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