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SuMin Nam

New York, New York, United States

Member since September 08, 2008

  • Gantt Chart

    Communication, Industrial Design


    List of functions and possible attributes -Recognizing facial expression and understand another persons’ emotion through various video clips -Lessons on body language, facial expression -Practice facial expression by using mirror -On website-online, it is possible to connect with other people online by using avatar which possibly created online by user. There, it attracts them to have real conversation with other users and break their fear of speaking to somebody else. -Face Puzzling -Online card game for facial/body language

    List of what you want your thesis design to achieve

    I’d like my thesis design to be an educational tool that actually helps students with AS improve communication skills through body language and facial expressions.

    Qualities I want in my design

    -Universal design

    • Something that can be modified to appeal to all ages
    • Easy to use
    • Stylish
    • Ergonomic

    An itemized list of what you will be presenting as your prototype

    • Video clips for demonstrate each facial expression/body language either created by me or through licensing of existing imagery.
    • Website
    • Actual product prototype? Chip or wired interface, mask that can be manipulated to show different emotions.
    • Example of how individual can use the product/material that provided through scripts, storyboarding, lesson planning or printed materials.

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design