About Youngha

Youngha Park is a multidisciplinary designer and artist. After receiving his BFA in Communication Design from Samsung Art & Design Institute and Parsons The New School for Design, he started his career as a Graphic Designer at ZONA Design, New York. He worked for various clients such as Time Inc., MOCA Miami, Travel Channel, and Nam June Paik Studios. He received his MFA in Visual Communication Design from School of the Art Institute of Chicago. After graduation, he worked as a Senior Graphic Designer at Karim Rashid Inc., New York. His clients include 3M, Hyundai Motors, LG Electronics/Hausys, Megafon, and Vondom. After that, Youngha joined Interbrand Seoul office as Brand Design Manager, where he worked for clients such as PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games organizing committee, Hyundai Motors, AmorePacific, and Kumho Tire. After serving as Creative Director at Karim Rashid Korea & Ecojun Company, he currently works as Head of PCP Design at SPC Group. As freelance designer/artist, he has participated in various projects and exhibitions. His works have been selected in many national/international design awards including Red Dot Award, Type Directors Club NY, AIGA, ADAA, and Pentawards. Also, his designs were exhibited/introduced at Maison & Objet Paris, Salone Del Mobile Milano, The Hague Design Biennale, Gwangju Design Biennale, Typojanchi International Typography Biennale, and TEDxCA Conference. He is a member of AIGA(American Institute of Graphic Art) and KST(Korean Society of Typography). He has taught Visualization Methodology at Graduate School of Design of Ewha Womans University and Branding I at College of Design of Kookmin University. Youngha is the author of 'Treasure Depot of New York'.

|  AWARDS & HONORS  |
Pentawards, 2016
Bronze Winner
Type Directors Club 61 Communication Design Competition, 2015
Winner

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2013
Winner

AIGA Flux Design Competition, 2011
Selected Entry

Adobe Design Achievement Awards, 2011
Semifinalist

HOW International Design Awards, 2011
Merit Winner

Creativity International Awards 40, 2010
2 Platinum Award Winners

CMYK Top 100 New Creatives Competition 47, 2010
Design Winner

A New Symbol for Europe Competition, 2010
Selected as one of 12 winners from 1416 submissions

Designnet Magazine Cover Design Competition, 2009
First Place Winner, $2000 Cash Prize recipient

Logolounge 5, 2009
2 Winners

CDAK 15th International Design Competition, 2009
Bronze Award Winner

WOLDA(The Worldwide Logo Design Annual), 2008
2 Winners include 'Best of Nation' Prize

American Design Awards, 2007
2 Second Place Winners

GD USA Graphic Design Awards, 2007
6 Winners

Promax/BDA Design Awards, 2004
Gold Award Winner
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