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Younghui Kim

Alumni, Class of 1998

Younghui Kim is a New York City-based artist who finds her inspiration from everyday things or reactions she observes. She likes to design interactive wearables that are not only fashionable but, also expressive with her personal statements.

Younghui’s wearable technology projects have been showcased at many exhibitions such as SIGGRAPH, Gwangju Design Biennale, FutureFashion Event, Ubicomp Conference and Social Fabrics. They are featured on media such as Nippon TV, iChannel TV, Computer Graphics World and artist has been interviewed in Art4D, The Christian Science Monitor (as well as abc.com), Donga Science, News, fashionabletech.com and more.

Younghui received her Masters degree from at ITP, Tisch School of the Art, New York University and her BFA degree from the Parsons School of Design. Beside running her 9 years old Interactive Media agency, Missing Pixle, LLC, Younghui is currently teaching Interaction Design Studio and Interactive Storytelling at Digital Media Design Dept of Hongik University in Korea while continuing to research and create interactive projects such as interactive objects, wearables and online based stories or exhibition design, most currently experimenting with lots of technology related materials and toys at the Digital Media Public Art Research Center.