Eunsuk Hur is a designer, marketing consultant, artist, and educator whose work is pushing the boundaries of fashion and textiles by exploring alternative solutions for future sustainability and design innovation.
She gained her PhD in sustainable fashion from the School of Design, University of Leeds and Master of Textile Future degree in Central Saint Martins, University of Art in London.
She is particularly interested in co-design practices, branding, sustainability and tool development for commercially variable design processes and would look to develop internationally competitive research in these areas.
Prior to her academic career, Eunsuk has several years’ experience as a designer and design consultant for various companies, such as ‘Samsonite’, ‘Korean colour and fashion trend center (CFT)’, ‘LG Fashion and more.
She also participated in industrial collaboration projects such as The Wool mark design (2012), Nonwoven project for Lenzing (2011) at the University of Leeds, ‘Future travel project for Samsonite’ (2008) at the Central Saint Martins, The Trafalgar Hilton Hotel Window display commission by Jota Magazine (2010), Arnold Daniel Palmer neck tie design (2008) and more.
The most recent project that she participated on was the Coding and Body project (2014) in the Apexart gallery in New York, invited to participate by Professor Leah Buechley from MIT Media Lab.
Her MA final project ‘Nomadic wonderland’ was selected for the Central Saint Martins Contemporary Collections 2009, and was also selected for the ‘Casamica Talent Scouting’ ‘Salone del Mobile’ 2009 during Milan design week. Her work has been exhibited internationally in venues including the Tokyo Design Centre, the Salone del Mobile’ at Salone satellite, the ’Gwangju Design Biennale’ in Korea, the Tent London during London design festival and more.
You can find out more about Eunsuk at… eunsukhur.com