The packaging designs were inspired by starflowers, types of flowers that look like stars such as Platycodon grandifloru, Trientalis borealis, and Aquilegia caerulea. The flavors are imaginary since these flowers are not used to make teas.
Two of the most popular design elements of 2018 are "Holographic Foil" and "Marble". Holographic Marble is a combination of these two themes. The pattern was designed as a decorative element for a cosmetic packaging.
Stars and Such
The designs are based on a dream I had about a home filled with stars and galaxy related home decors. In the hopes of creating my own interior space based on the dream, I started an artist shop on https://susannayun.threadless.com/
The textile prints are a series of patterns based on Chinese zodiac signs. Each design is applied to a street portrait photograph I shot while studying photography in Paris in 2015.
The screen printed fabric reflects Korean traditional patterns and shapes created from paper cutouts.
The print pattern was created for Ann Arbor, Michigan's Huron River Project to honor and conserve the Huron River. The printed fabric was then created into puppets by the University of Michigan's Department of Theatre and Drama.
The design for pillowcases is an homage to Damien Hirst's series of butterfly paintings. The pattern is based on studies of preserved butterflies and the patterns on butterfly wings.
The design for pillowcases is a combination of Mugunghwa-- the Korean traditional flower which represents eternity and devotion-- and Koi fish, which in Korean symbolism, is thought to transform into dragons: Thus, the fish represents success and steadfast effort. Using the two symbolisms, the pillowcase design wishes prosperity of a household.
The patterns are based on traditional Korean designs, especially the ones that were used to decorate palaces and other traditional architectures.
The woodblock prints on fabric depict simplified illustrations of traditional Korean architectures, hanok. The printed textiles were made into drawstring bags.