Chang Hee Lee (이창희/李昌熙) is a design engineer currently based in London. Using different products as mediums, he pursues a variety of design experimentations with the desire to broaden possible future design channels. His experiments in this field have led him to investigate a variety of sources such as synaesthesia, provocation, human-computer interaction (HCI), neuroscience, industrial design, mental imagery, and so on.
He is currently completing his PhD in Innovation Design Engineering (IDE) under the supervision of Dr Dan Lockton and Dr John Stevens at the Royal College of Art (RCA) London. He is a graduate of Central Academy of Fine Arts (中央美术学院) and obtained his Master’s in Design Critical Practice at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Chang Hee Lee is one of the UK Design Council’s Ones to Watch: this list of the 70 most talented emerging designers in the UK and was announced as part of the Design Council’s 70th anniversary celebrations. He is also one of Korean Future Leaders elected by the Overseas Korean Foundation (OKF).