Hi, I'm Kim Ku.

Designer, illustrator, and printmaker.



Redesigned the visual branding and UI experience of WalkaboutNYC, an annual walking tour of New York startups.

Role: Branding, design, front-end development, animation

Harvest Field Guides

Harvest Field Guides

Art direction for the Harvest Field Guides, an online manual for small businesses about different pricing models.

Role: Art direction, branding, design

Harvest Chrome Extension

Harvest Chrome Extension

Developed the Harvest Chrome extension so that Basecamp and Trello customers could seamlessly track time to their projects with Harvest.

This idea evolved into the Harvest Platform so users could natively implement time tracking to any application.

Role: Design, front-end development

Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why

Designed and developed the book website for Thirteen Reasons Why for Penguin books.

Role: Design, front-end development

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Designed digital/print marketing and editorial content for Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Clockwise from top left: Wimpy Kid Tour scrapbook website. Box set redesign. Road Trip Survivial Guide promotion. Wimpy Kid lapel pin. Geocache buddy. Stationery cards(prototype).



One of my guilty pleasures is designing useful swag.

Tapestry Stories


Illustrated and animated original stories for Tapestry app to showcase its power as a storytelling medium.

Ghost Noir

Self-initiated Silkscreen Artist Book Projects

In 2014, Ghost Noir was selected for the Society of Illustrators: Comic & Cartoon Art Annual.

Hello again, I'm Kim Ku!

I'm an interaction designer, illustrator, printmaker, and lifelong student. I like to take everything I learn and remix them into interesting and delightful experiences.

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Designer, front-end developer, illustrator. Select clients include:
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • Penguin Random House
  • Harvest
  • Tapestry app
  • Tonx Coffee
  • The Wirecutter


Product designer & front-end developer


Bonnier Corp
Web designer


Web designer



Society of Illustrators
Comic & Cartoon Annual

Columbia's Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Comics at Columbia: Past, Present, Future

Light Grey Art Lab
Stacks Zine Show

Grumpy Bert's
Flip Book Show

Bottleneck Gallery
It Came From 1984 (tribute poster show)


Society of Illustrators
MoCCA Awards of Excellence Exhibition

Light Grey Art Lab
Nights & Weekends (book show)

Light Grey Art Lab
6 Degrees (postcard show)


Brooklyn Museum Library
Filed under: haunted hotels

Columbia University's Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Ghost Hotel in the MoCCA Arts Festival collection