Five Things - Siki Im

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A designer in the truest sense of the word, Siki Im has not only applied his talents to the world of fashion through his work under Karl Largerfeld and Helmut Lang as well as his eponymous brand, the Oxford trained architect also operates the award winning multi disciplinary SIKI IM STUDIO. Based in New York City SIKI IM STUDIO specialises in furniture, homeware, graphic design, architecture and of course, Fashion.

We sat down with Siki at the launch of his Autumn/Winter 19 collection in New York City to get his “5 Things”

What was the moment that changed your world ?

One was when i experienced the energy of hardcore punk music in my teenage years.

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Where in the world is your physical and spiritual home ?

Because of how I grew up I don’t have a physical home in a traditional sense. My longest stay has been NYC so far. My spiritual home is anywhere and everywhere as I try to pray without ceasing. The ocean and the mountains are a grand sanctuary as well as a lonely alleyway.

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What does the world need now ?

An urgency to see what the world needs now. 

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Who and what rocks your world ?

Passionate and genuine people and always good music.

How do you use the world to inspire your creative process?

It never stops inspiring me. The duty is to have a clear mind and heart and eyes to receive it properly and justly. And question how can I inspire more people?

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Photography / Adam Titchener @adamtitchener/

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