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Shade Pixel / Physical display

Shade Pixel

iF concept design award

Shade Pixel
Shade Pixel

iF concept design award

Shade Pixel is a physical display that uses a shapeable skin to create concave pixels to represent such information as patterns, numbers and texts. Unlike typical light-emitting displays, Shade Pixel uses shade to visualize information in a manner similar to Cuneiform or Sunkenrelief. This evokes a primitive naturalness and provides sensory and hence emotional comfort to users. In addition, its non-luminescent nature and simple appearance reduces unnecessary visual noise, especially when it is not in use.

University

Korea Advanced Institute

Korea Advanced Institute
Daejeon, South Korea

Design

Design Media Lab.

Design Media Lab.
Daejeon, South Korea

Hyunjung Kim