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Julianne Ahn – OBJECT & TOTEM

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.

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Kyuhyung Cho – Oneness

Another great designer not to miss at Spazio Rossana Orlandi this Salone del Mobile 2013…

Hye Yeon Park

Hye-Yeon Park for Swarovski Digital Crystal

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

Joo Youn Paek

Joo Youn Paek – Pillow Wig

Designer Joo Young Paek comes up with great products to facilitate daily life and a lack of… sleep?

Aamu Song

Aamu Song & Johan Olin in Helsinki

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.