Bachelor of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, 1983. Master of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, 1985. Master in Industrial Design, Pratt Institute, 1987.
Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1991.
Assistant professor Kookmin University, Seoul, 1991-1994, Seoul National University, since 1994. Judge member Award Design Criticism, Seoul, since 1996.
2nd lieutenant Korean Military Academy, 1988-1989. Member Korea Association Industrial Designers, Visual Information Design Association Korea, Society Korean Furniture Science (board member since 1993), Korean Society for Visual Culture (board directors).
Married Sung-Bok Kim, July 27, 1985.