Communication design


Namyoung An is a Graphic Designer,
born in Seoul (South Korea) based in and London (UK).

Her Client Portfolio includes Nike, UNWHO, Unesco, Samsung,
Benetton, Colors Magazine, MTV, The Bodyshop, Venice Olympic Bid,
Seletti, AESOP, UNHATE foundation and Imago Mundi.

Currently she is working as an art director of Imago Mundi - Luciano Benetton Collection.



Works – Studios and Institutions

Imago Mundi – Luciano Benetton Collection | Treviso, Italy
Art director, books / communication / exhibition design
2013 - present
Imago Mundi is global art project of Luciano Benetton (Founder of United Colors of Benetton). Since 2013, I have been working as an art director on its catalogue of collections from many different countries and communication and exhibition graphics for its exhibitions at Dak’Art (Senegal), Venice Art Biennale, Casa di Carraresi, Fondazione Benetton (Treviso), Museo Carlo Bilotti (Rome) and Winter Palais (Vienna).

COLORS Magazine | Treviso, Italy
Art director, editorial / communication / exhibition design
2011 - 2012
Colors - Survival Guides Series
(Issue.81: Transport, Issue.82: Shit,
Issue.83: Happiness, Issue.84: Apocalypse)
Happiness and other survival techniques
Design Museum, London, UK; Lisbon, Portugal; Florence, Italy; Beijing, China; Sydney, Australia

FABRICA | Treviso, Italy
2007 - 2008: Grant Holder, Visual Communication Dept.
2008 - 2010: Consultant, Visual Communication Dept.
2011 - 2012: Art director, Colors Magazine
2012: Editorial designer, Photograpy Dept.
2013 - present: Art director, Imago Mundi
FABRICA is Benetton’s communication research center based in Treviso, Italy. After a tough selection process, FABRICA invites artists and designers from all over the world to work on a variety of personal and commercial projects. After scholarship programme for a year (2007), worked as a consultant in the differnt departments like Colors magazine, Photography, Editorial Area and Imago Mundi.

PARK PLUS | Seoul, S.Korea
Graphic designer
August 2006 - March 2007
Developed concepts for print design, packaging and event design for various clients both cultural and commercial. Significant projects are Spraylove-limited edition purfume and CD package about anti-AIDS/HIV campaign by MTV and the Bodyshop, M25-weekly magazine’s identity and Wake up Andy Wahol exhibition.

K.K.I. | Seoul, S.Korea
Graphic designer
January 2005 - June 2006
Worked closely with team of designers to conceptualize identities for consumer products and advertisements, worked consistently on print materials. Selected clients include Nike Korea and LG fashion.


Works –
Freelance and Self-initiative Projects

A Matter of Colour | Paris, France
Freelance, Exhibition communication graphics for exhibition
‘A Matter of Colour’ by designer Dean Brown in cllaboration with French Ceramic Company Sevres at D’Days

7 Lamps of Making | London, UK
Freelance, Illustration for designer Dean Brown’s
Research Project ‘7 Lamps of Making’

Shrines | London, UK
Self-initiative Projects, Graphics on objects, in callaboration with designer Dean Brown and Callum Brown for Gallery Goood (Glasgow) and showed at the London Design Festival

Studio Barnbrook | London, UK
Freelance, Consulting design and translation

Paperville | Mudam, Luxemburg
Talk and Workshop

Dimensione Danza | Treviso, Italy
Freelance, Tshirts graphic
2010 F/W Collection & 2010/11 S/S Collection

DOLSO | Barcelona, Spain
Freelance, Posters and Identity

Saatchi & Saatchi Design | London, UK
May 2009

HIMALAYA-changing landscapes | Luzern, Switzerland
Freelance, Exhibition brouchure design
August 2009

Pusan International Film Festival | Seoul, S.Korea
Freelance, Cinematic Love Party Identity and communication graphics
October 2006

Mobile Museum |
Exhibition, V & A, London, UK | Mudam, Luxemburg | Hong Kong

Wake up Andy Warhol
Exhibition, Ssamzi-gil | Seoul, S.Korea

Exhibition, Chez Robert | Seoul, S.Korea



FABRICA | Treviso, Italy
Grant Holder, Visual Communication Dept.
May 2007 - April 2008

Ewha womans university | Seoul, S.Korea
BFA in Visual Information Design and Art History
March 2000 - February 2005


Reiss 1971 + Dazed & Confused : T-Shirt Graphic Competition - Finalist
W korea New Talents Contest - Fashion Illustration, Finalist


Graduation Exhibition - Professor Award
E-Media Art Festival - Music Video - Bronze
Korean Illustraion Award - Finalist