Friday 8th Feb 2019
Put on by Civilization
Unfortunately, Civilization's Design Lecture Series event with Na Kim that was scheduled for 8 February has been forced to cancel; the Seattle downtown library, where it was to be held, is closing early due to the coming snow storm. They will be in touch with ticket-holders soon with opportunities to attend alternate events.
A conversation with Sallyann Corn will follow the lecture.
Na Kim is a graphic designer. After studying product design and graphic design in Korea, Kim participated in Werkplaats Typografie in the Netherlands. Kim is currently based in Seoul and Berlin, as a member of Table Union, and is involved in the artist-run-space, Common Center. She has focused on the visual language of autonomous works as well as cultural commissioned projects. Besides many other projects, she was responsible for the concept and design of GRAPHIC magazine from 2009 till 2011. Kim was selected as Next Generation Design Leaders in 2008, was awarded the Doosan Artist Award in 2013, Todays Young Artist Award in 2014, presented by the Ministry of Culture in Korea. Kims works have been showcased at many international exhibitions, including The V&A, MoMA, Milan Triennale Museum, Die Neue Sammlung, MMCA, CAFA and many more.
Sallyann Corn is a co-founder of Seattle-based studio fruitsuper which specializes in the design and production of American-made objects. In addition, she is part owner and curator of two brick and mortar retail shops; Join Shop and Join Shop Foundry, as well as a Managing Member for Join Design. Dedicated to creating platforms for independent designers, showcasing process, celebrating the hand of the maker, and telling the stories behind objects–Sallyann is a pillar of the local design community and has held the position of IDSA Chapter Chair and Pecha Kucha producer. Her studio work has been featured in The New York Times Style Magazine, Domino, The Monocle, Dwell, Sunset and more. Their studio has worked on small and large scale projects with clients JetBlue, West Elm, Nordstrom, and Grand Central Partnership. Fruitsuper was selected and featured as part of Bellevue Arts Museum The New Frontier exhibition and Currents, a publication featuring the best in current PNW Design, and the upcoming Solids+Voids show opening at studio e gallery on February 21st, 2019.