With an MA in textiles from Central St. Martins in London, Kim has drawn or designed for companies like Coach, Hussein Chalayan, Anthropologie, the Village Voice, and the Denver Art Museum, among others. She has had 2 residencies in 2017 , one at RAIR Philly where she dug through trash to find inspiration and the other at Johns Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, where she is collaborating with scientists.
Her illustration work has graced runways in Paris, books from Chronicle, and retail products from Land Of Nod & Brooklyn Industries. Her design work has won awards from The Society of Publication Designers and has been profiled in print & web magazines like Cool Hunting, Design Milk, and Metro.
She runs a print and pattern studio with her husband based in an old row home in Philadelphia called Nottene, pronounced [nuh-ten-uh], which won a Best of Philly award for wallpaper in 2017.