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Dontae Lee

Samsung Electronics Corporate Design Center, Seoul, South Korea

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  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2017


Dontae Lee is senior vice president and head of the design strategy team and the next generation design team at the Samsung Electronics Corporate Design Center. Before he joined Samsung in 2015, Dontae was co-President of Tangerine. He earned his master’s degree in design at the Royal College of Art in London and his Ph.D. at Yonsei University in Seoul. He was a professor for industrial design at Hong-ik University in Seoul and received an honorary fellowship from the Royal College of Art in 2016. (September 2016)