Kelly Moonkyung CHOI
Deputy Director of PaTI, Typography Designer
Kelly Moonkyung CHOI earned a BFA in graphic design in Rhode Island School of Design and studied typography in the Basel
School of Design, Switzerland. CHOI then acquired a master’s degree in visual design in Hongik University with her thesis on design
education in the Basel School of Design. She served as a designer and researcher in design institutes in Switzerland and Korea,
and ran a design studio, designing textbooks, publications and public urban spaces. At present, CHOI is the assistant principal of
Paju Typography Institute, committed to nurturing students’ talents and delving into design education.
Professor of Seoul National University, Jewelry Artist
Bog-Ki MIN studied metal craft in Seoul National University, and learned accessories and objects of daily life in
Pforzheim University School of Design. After completing his studies, MIN designed jewelry in Gebrüder Schaffrath GmbH,
a German diamond manufacturer known for production and sales of innovative jewelry based on traditional craftsmanship.
He was invited by Tsinghua University, China to lecture on “Boundaries of Jewelry,” and held a director position in
“Traditional Culture Heritage New-Design Project” recently organized by a state institution. While making accessories
and jewelry himself, MIN also teaches metal craft in Seoul National University. He is interested in reassessing the value of
traditional crafts, and identifying ways and visions for traditional crafts to be passed down to the next generations.
Dr. Ken NAH
Professor of Hongik University IDAS, Red Dot Design Award Judge
Dr. Ken NAH studied industrial engineering in Hanyang University and KAIST, and earned a doctorate degree in engineering
design in Tufts University, US. NAH is the author of several design publications, including “Design Plant,” which were translated
and published in Taiwan and China. An international jury member of Red Dot Awards, NAH has a keen interest in Korea’s industrial
design and smart production system, and occasionally lectures on such topics as creative thinking, convergence design and
design management for CEOs of household names such as LG, Samsung, etc. and design practitioners, students and
businessmen. A design professor with engineering expertise, a hard-to-find talent in Korea, NAH currently teaches in
International Design School for Advanced Studies in Hongik University.
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