“Throughout the history of computers, we’ve been striving to shorten the gap between us and digital information, the gap between our physical world and the world in the screen,” interface designer Jinha Lee says in today’s talk. Lee points out that the gap has become shorter and shorter—it’s now “less than a millimeter, the thickness […]Continue reading
Why you should listen
Jinha Lee is a Korean designer, inventor and entrepreneur. He is co-founder and chief product officer of Spatial, a company that's building a future where you can use your physical environment as a digital canvas.
Before founding Spatial, Lee developed pioneering 3D user interfaces at MIT and Microsoft, which brought him to the TED stage in 2013. An advocate for inclusive design, he co-designed the Bradley Timepiece, an innovative tactile wristwatch for the blind. At Samsung, he founded the Interactive Visualization Lab and led the redesign of Samsung smart TVs, turning them into a platform for artistic data visualization and collaboration. Lee was named one of the "35 innovators under 35" by the MIT Technology Review, was named one of the "32 greatest designers" by Fast Company and was named one of the "Young Global Leaders" by the World Economic Forum.