Hiromi Kim was born in Kyoto, Japan. She has studied Interior Architecture at the Kyoto College of Art and Industrial Design at the Politecnico di Milano. After completing the master “Design & Management” at the Politecnico di Milano, she has spent more than ten years in multicultural environments as a freelance designer.

Her experience in designing is spread across various fields such as the manufacturing industry, architectural industry, and academics. Her views are geared toward the construction of a sustainable society. Her designs are not merely surface and are made for the genuine pleasure of humanity. She is a passionate designer/director proposing solutions for a modern lifestyle.
She founded HIROMI KIM DESIGN OFFICE in 2008 and MOLFO in 2014. She currently based in Kyoto Japan.

2014         Founded MOLFO, Kyoto
2012-15   Lecturer for the Kyoto Institute of Design
2008        Founded HIROMI KIN DESIGN OFFICE, Kyoto
1997-2004 Contribute to the design magazine AXIS
1997         Work as a freelance designer in Milano
1996-97  Master “Design & Management” Architecture department, Politecnico di Milano
1993-95  Industrial Design, Architecture department, Politecnico di Milano
1988-89  Architecture, Architecture department, Politecnico di Milano
1988        Interior Architecture, Kyoto University of Art & Design
Born in Kyoto, Japan

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 MOLFO:  BATOMA, Tokyo
MOLFO:  Maison & Objet, Paris, France
2012 Art Stage, the Hankyu Umeda Main Store, Osaka.Japan
2009 ICFF 2009, New York, USA
2003 Composer Malcolm Fisher, image artist Sally Titterington Collaboration exhibition, Fuori Salone, Milan, Italy
2001 Salone Satellite, Salone del Mobile, Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy
1999 Salone Satellite, Salone del Mobile, Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2008-09 The Nomadic “decob” world tour exhibition, Toronto, Tokyo, Osaka, Hong Kong, Shanghai, New York
2000 Creators Cafe, Living Center OZONE, Tokyo, Japan
2000 Ambient Award Exhibition, Pantelleria Art Gallery, Pantelleria Island, Italy
1999 Oggetto & Uomo, Intuitive Gallery, Florence, Italy
1999 Opos Under35, Gallery OPOS, Milan, Italy
1998 Eurocultura15/15, Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of the Science and the Technology, Milan, Italy

 

AWARDS

2008 The Nomadic “decob” the COOL magazine award, Tokyo, Japan
2005 New bottle can design award, Calpis maker prize, Japan
2000 36th Ambient Award, Design & Ambient section, Centro Studi Europeo Ambiente Arte, Italy

 

TV

2009 KBS Kyoto “KyoBisZ”
2016 MOLFO: TV Tokyo WBS”World Business Satelite”
2017 MOLFO: NHK Ohayo Nippon
2018 MOLFO: NHK Ohayo Nippon