JungHwa Kim was born in South Korea where she developed a passion for art and fashion.
From there she moved to Holland to study fashion design at ArtEZ Academy of Art & Design Arnhem.
Her life then changed from urban to rural when she moved to New Zealand in 2012, this shift is reflected in her products and designs.
She focused her work on eco-friendly products, working with ethically sourced materials. To share her passion for creativity and sustainability with other people, she produces unique handmade items that people can use in their daily lives under the name of Studio Star.