Accessories from the 'Lightness' series were very well received at Boutique Fairs' Gifting Edition. Lots of people asked where they could find them after the fair, so we created an IG shop - a digital catalogue of handmade items from the studio. No two pieces are the same! Find & follow us on Instagram @shop.karynlim
Studio Karyn Lim was amongst the first recipients of the Young Designers Showcase Grant by Boutique Fairs. It was our first time taking part in a retail-centric fair, and we took the opportunity to launch new accessories from the 'Lightness' series.
Female. Nov 2022
The Straits Times, Nov 2022
PECHAKUCHA NIGHT x DEISGNART TOKYO SPECIAL
Had the privilege to share about my practice with the design community of Tokyo at PECHAKUCHA NIGHT x DESIGNART TOKYO SPECIAL alongside rising and established designers whose works I admire. Pecha Kucha, which usually means 'chit-chat', is a unique presentation format of '20x20', meaning 20 images x 20 seconds per slide. It was invented by founders Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein as a solution to overly long presentations.
Venue: SHIBUYA QWS（渋谷キューズ）
Date: 22 October 2022, 7.30pm
Sculptures for Use
DESIGNART TOKYO 2022
Karyn Lim was selected as one of five designers at the UNDER30 showcase. She exhibited variations of Transformation Bags including OMO made from upcycled wood, in collaboration with Fani Atmanti, and a special edition made using coloured corrugated board Fine Flute supported by Takeo Co. Ltd. The exhibition display stand was made using Graydan, a grey corrugated cardboard made using recycled newspapers and magazines, supported by Oji Group. Special thanks to Tomomi Nagayama.
21-30 October 2022
Designart Gallery, Hz Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
EMERGE @ FIND Design Fair Asia 2022
Debuted 'Lightness of Being' at EMERGE curated by Suzy Annetta (Design Anthology) at the inaugural edition of FIND Design Fair Asia on home-ground, Singapore. EMERGE featured the works of Southeast Asian designers around the theme of 'Materiality'.
Lightness of Being
A series of sculptures and vessels hand-crochet from copper wire. Metal is often perceived as cold, hard, and heavy material. However, when woven from its flexible wire form, it has the potential to produce extremely light, buoyant volumes.
22-24 September 2022
Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center, Singapore
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