Exciting news: Mikyoung Kim Design has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies! The list honors businesses that are making the most profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a “variety of ways to thrive in today’s volatile world.” Our studio was selected as #4 in the architecture category; we’re among amazingly talented companies and are so proud to represent landscape architecture!

Half of the companies on this year’s list (including MYKD) are appearing for the first time. Fast Company’s editors and writers sought out groundbreaking businesses across 35 industries and every region, providing both a snapshot and a road map for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors of the economy.

“We’re honored to represent civically focused, human-centered design in this year’s Fast Company list of top innovators,” says Mikyoung Kim, the firm’s founder and design principal, “Innovation is a core principle in our studio’s ethos; we are constantly searching for ways to merge scientific research with the art of design in our daily practice.  Finding solutions to pressing environmental, social, and health + wellness challenges is the foundation of good design and what drives us in our creative process.”

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies issue (March – April 2019) is now available online at https://www.fastcompany.com/MIC.