Industrial designer, Manufacturer
Bumki Song is a Industrial designer who has worked with global brands such as Lexus and Miller Brewing Company. His brand (breaktime_kit) has been showcased globally in multiple exhibitions.
Born in South Korea, he majored in Industrial Design and Materials Study, he understands each product’s practicality as well as sensibility from its essence.
As a Industrial designer, Bumki doesn’t limit himself to one department but explores and experiments with various departments from lighting, furniture, home decor to electronics.
While creating and running his own brand, he also challenged himself as a branding professional for other emerging brands. As a branding professional, he focused on capturing each brand’s creativity and authenticity as well as what the brand embodies and represents as their values and ideals. His experience as a branding professional helped him to develop his own color and voice.
Bumki is a firm believer of handmade goods that are made with quality in mind and its long lasting durability. He wants to create products that are not just a simple object but products that can introduce delight and joy into people’s lives.
Bumki currently lives and works in New York City where he recently moved with the hope that he can explore new challenges and opportunities.
2012 Graduation exhibition from Hanyang Univ.
2013 Craft Trend Fair (Seoul)
2014 Masion & objet in Paris(Fab.)
2014 Craft Trend Fair (Seoul)
2015 Home Table Deco Fair (Busan)
2015 Design Festival (Seoul, Busan)
2015 Craft Trend Fair (Seoul)
2016 Masion & objet in Paris(Fab.)
2016 Masion & objet in Paris(Sept.)
2017 Living design fair(Seoul)
2018 Living design fair(Seoul)
2013 B.A. in Metal Craft
(Minors : Product Design)
Seoul, Republic of Korea
Awards & Project
2011 Project with LG Electronics(Subject : Docking speaker design)
2011 Won the 3rd prize at Samsung Motors Accessories Competition
2013 Founded Lab101
2015 Founded Breaktime Kit
2015 Red Dot Concept Award winner
2016 Collaboration with IU(Korean singer)
2017 Collaboration with Miller
2018 Collaboration with Lexus(lexus creative masters)
2018 Dezeen Award longlist
2020 NYC Design Award Honorees