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jiyeon chun
industrial design @ cmu

I aim to create products and experiences that heal our relationship to the material world by emphasizing sustainability, preciousness, and our sense of touch.

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jiyeon chun
industrial design @ cmu

I aim to create products and experiences that heal our relationship to the material world by emphasizing sustainability, preciousness, and our sense of touch.


Words & Images

Explorations in book-binding, print design, calligraphy, illustration, photography, and writing.


The Lord is my Shepherd — hand-made book and keepsake

December 2021


Total of 16 made and gifted to friends, family, and professors for Christmas 2021.





How To Put Your Heart in a Blender (and other recipes)

November 2021


Recipe guide based on a true craigslist ad. All photos were self-taken.

Text from best of craigslist.







  • Three-part illustration based on the Parable of the Prodigal Son.
  • Portrait of the mathematician Yitang Zhang, based on the New Yorker Article “The Pursuit of Beauty”




Bloom — an interactive illustration

October 2021


Illustration based on “Bloom” by the Paper Kites. Intended to be “animated” via the interaction of scrolling down. Experience it here.




The Many Layers of Pittsburgh — a love letter to an unexpected home

November 2020


Analysis of Pittsburgh as a system in a hand-cut, hand-made one-off book written as a love letter.






Calligraphy Excerpts.