Name, first nameJung-Cheng SuYear of birth1985eMailsujcsu@gmail.comUniversityECALField of Interest / research fieldProduct / Object DesignTitle of projectLonging for lightnessAbstractWhat is lightness?
We could see it in many different lights. It could be read in different way depend on one’s interest.
Mainly in architecture courses, it’s all about lightweight structure. But lightness is not just about structure. From economic side, it’s the ideal solution for transportation fee. Yet, in language, lightness has many synonymous, such as vanity and folly, even artificiality and pretence. How ever lightness is never pejorative when it comes to objects. Its is the symbol of the perfect balance between aesthetics and function with cheerfulness impression.
We could feel the trend that our world is longing for lightness.
I would like to study this phenomenon of persuading lightness in design field.TutorsAnniina Koivu, Brynjar Sigurðarson