Julienne Ahn’s ceramic bead necklaces and objects are to die for. After graduating from SAIC with an MFA in Fiber Materials, the artist-turned-designer opened up her workshop in Philly where she carefully crafts all pieces made using local suppliers and accessible materials.
Seoul-based designer Seung-Yong Song has been shortlisted as one of the recipients for the 2013 W Designers of the Future award.
Check out this visit to Virginia native designer Pat Kim at his studio in Brooklyn.
Milan-based Istituto Europeo di Design graduate Taewoo Kim gives life to optical illusions through his designs
Another great designer not to miss at Spazio Rossana Orlandi this Salone del Mobile 2013…
Designer Soo Kim analyses how different societies approach taboo subjects such as ‘feces’ (aka shit).
Watch the making of Hyper-Matrix; an animatronic wall shown for the first time at Yeosu 2012
After ‘Mr Clock’ and ‘In-Betweening Clock’, RCA graduate Hye-Yeon Park returns to the London Design Museum for a commission by Austrian luxury jewellery giant Swarovski
Designer Joo Young Paek comes up with great products to facilitate daily life and a lack of… sleep?
Check out how our AKA contributor Seyna spent a day with design-duo Aamu Song and Johan Olin in Helsinki to talk about typical Finnish design and how they are trying to promote local produce with their quirky shop by the Helsinki harbour.