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DUCK YOUNG KONG
As a seasoned design professional with 15+ years of a wide range of industry experiences in consumer electronics, medical devices, furniture, retail stores, packaging, branding, UX, UI and design strategy Duck-Young has been successfully created innovations that are delightful and unobtrusive to users while listed as inventor/co-inventor on 45+ IPs. He currently works at INTEL as Design Lead responsible for the creative direction of Intel’s client computing and data center business. Before joining INTEL he also held senior positions in IDEO and STEELCASE. .
Duck-Young was featured by “Monthly Design Magazine” as one of 7 Korean designers working in global scene and “The Korean Herald” newspaper – Designs that deliver a message and narrative.  His various works also have been published and recognized internationally with more than 20 international design awards
DESIGN LEADERSHIP
Not only Duck-Young is a hand-on designer he also oversees creative direction/technology roadmap while building development process and design framework across multiple platforms and organizations.
 
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RECOGNITIONS
2018 IDEA Gold Award 2018 (Intel SSD Ruler)
2018 Core 77 Notable Award 2018 (Intel SSD Ruler)
2017 IDSA West District / Student Merit Awards Jury
2016 Edison Awards Silver (Brody)
2015 Product Innovations Awards / Grand Prize (Brody)
2015 Interiors & Sources Readers’ Choice Award / Winner (Brody)
2015 IIDEX Canada Innovation Awards / Winner (Brody)
2015 Best of NeoCon / Gold (Brody)
2015 HiP Award by Interior Design Magazine (Brody)
2015 Best of NeoCon / Gold (Brody)
2015 Interior Design Best of Year Awards / Winner (Brody)
2015 HiP Award / Honorable mention (Thread)
2015 Best of NeoCon / Silver (Thread)
2015 Product Innovations Award / Grand Prize (Thread)
2015 Interior Design Best of Year Awards / Honoree (Thread)
2015 IDEX Canada Innovation Awards / Gold Winner (Thread)
2015 Spark Award / Finalist (Thread)
2012 Best of Neocon / Silver Award (Verb)
2012 Product innovations by Buildings magazine / Grand Prize(Verb)
2010 Best of Neocon / Silver Award (Flex frame)
2008 Red dot design award winner (Lunar baby thermometer)
2007 Ceramics for breakfast by Design Boom / Shortlisted
2005 A door to paradise Design Competition / Shortlisted
2003 21st Sofa Design Competition, Japan / Gold Prize (My Zone Part1)