1. about_2015

Hello, we are Art & Design International

Homecity / Established

2009. Seoul, South Korea.

 

Hyein ‘Hellen’ Choo / Founder & CEO

Hellen@swagger.kr

Education
2001 Benenden School, Kent, UK

2004 MIT Sloan space, Boston
12 unit grad course
Product design and development

2005 RISD, Providence, RI, USA
Bachelors of fine arts – Industrial Design

2009 International Design School for Advanced Studies,
Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea
Masters Degree – Design Management

2015 International Design School for Advanced Studies,
Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea
PhD  – Design Theory  [course completion]

2012 Kaywon School of Art & Design
Korea Invited Professor

Achievements and Honors
2006 Na-Haesuk Women’s Competition Award Winner
2006 Hong Ra Hee Millennium Scholarship Winner

2009 Winner of NY Chelsea International Art Competition

2010 The Grand Art exhibition of Korea – Award winner
2010 United Kingdom Wall Paper Magazine’s Seoul’s TOP 6 Artists

2012 Good Design Mark Award : Packaging Design
2012 It Award, Design CEO 100 Leader’s Choice – Grand Prix for Best Package Design

2013 Korea Design Award : Design Contribution Award from Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy

2016 Korea’s Best New Product Award : Fashion & Beauty category

2016 It Award, Design CEO 100 Leader’s Choice – Best Graphic Design

학력
2001 Benenden School, Kent, UK

2004 MIT Sloan space, Boston
12 유닛 대학원 코스
상품디자인과 개발

2005 RISD, Providence, RI, USA
학사 – 산업 디자인 BA. Industrial Design

2009 International Design School for Advanced Studies,
Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea
홍익대학교 국제 디자인 대학원 석사 – 디자인 경영

2015 International Design School for Advanced Studies,
Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea
홍익대학교 국제 디자인 대학원 박사  – 디자인학 [수료]

2012 Kaywon School of Art & Design
계원예술대학교 장난감디자인 강사

수상 이력
2006 나혜석 여성 미술대전 입상
2006 홍라희 Millennium 재단 1 년 전액 장학생

2009 New York Chelsea International Fine Art Competition 수상

2010 대한민국 미술대전 입상 수상
2010 Wallpaper 매거진, 아트 앤 서울, 서울을 대표하는 6 인의 작가

2012 지식경제부 Good Design 마크 : 스웨거 샤워젤
2012 대한민국 CEO 100인이 선정한 2012년 IT 잇어워드 패키징 디자인 그랑프리 수상

2013 제 15회 대한민국 디자인 대상 디자인 공로부문 산업통상자원부 장관 표창 수상

2016 한국일보 + 중소기업청  대한민국 베스트 신상품 : 패션& 미용 1위

2016 사단법인 한국디자인기업협회 IT Award 시각디자인 부문 수상

We are Art & Design International

and we are design extraordinaire.

 

Byungjin Choi / Head of Design 

Byungjin@swagger.kr

Byungjin studied Graphic Design at University of North Texas at Denton, TX. He believes that everything has its own meaning, so should the field of design. Conceptual design process is what he is after. He is a hardcore reader of Maxim.

Juran Lee / Marketing Manager

juran@swagger.kr

Juran is the newest member to ADI design team. She studied Photography at Kaywon school of Art & Design. She is trying to find the crossroad between art and design.

Yes, we tweet

Hellen @hellenchoo
Jean @its_just_magic