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Life in the future

As a curator, I see my role is to act as an industrial designer who focuses on healthcare and medical design projects for this event. For RCA2020's online exhibition, I explore some outstanding projects that deal with how emerging technologies are enabled to support our health and quality of life. Under the collection theme; my selection brings students from diverse backgrounds within the School of Design together to display their creative problem-solving in one place.

Technology can lead our life in much better ways, however, without understanding the qualities of human needs, the project hardly achieves the goal. Selected projects demonstrate the vision of how engineering and technology can be adapted to our lives, through rigorous design research and solution. To apply emerging technologies, especially in the medical industry takes a solid amount of iteration before it reaches a mature level; I believe these design approaches help audiences understand how designers can bring innovation into the world we live in.

Ryan Jongwoo Choi

Ryan Jongwoo Choi

Ryan Jongwoo Choi is an Industrial Designer who has built strong communication skills; in verbal collaborative work, though sketching, 3D prototyping as well as software and hardware engineering capabilities. He respects and values diverse opinions and expertise from his collaborators, seeing this as the strongest way to design products which will be truly useful and valuable to people. He has extensive experience working in design consultancies as well as for in-house design teams in
consumer electronics, furniture and automotive industry, this has exposed him to a variety of different cultures and systems.

He graduated BA Product Design at University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins and MSc/MA Innovation Design Engineering which is managed jointly by the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London and the School of Design at the Royal College of Art.

Currently, he is working within the Design Group of McLaren Applied and mainly focused on Public Transport, Automotive, Motorsport, and Health industries.

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