Johan Ku 古又文 Costume Designer Johan Ku Born in Taipei, Taiwan, in 1979. Based in London now. He started his career as a graphic designer since he was 17 years old. After he had accomplished BA and MA degree in fashion and textile design, Johan founded his own studio in 2005, and then went to Hong Kong Fashion Week for twice in 2007. His signature design is sculpture-like dress in white. 2004 "Neo-Cheongsam Look" series won the ﬁrst prize of "China International Collegiate Fashion Design Competition" Chinese Style Category. "Emotional Sculpture" series won the third prize of " Taiwan Fashion Design Award" 2005 "Essence of Chinese Calligraph " series won the best ten prize of "Hao-Sha Cup" Swimming Suit Design Competition in Beijing "Re-sculpture"won the ﬁrst prize of " Donghua Cup, International Design Contest " Reached the ﬁnal stage of "Vivienne Westwood Garment Drawing Competition" in Taiwan (which was hold by British Council). 2009 "Emotional Sculpture" won Avant-Garde Award of Gen Art Style 2009 in American
Emotional Sculpture 2004 "Emotional Sculpture" series third prize of " Taiwan Fashion Design Award" 2009 Avant-Garde Award of Gen Art Style 2009 in USA
Re-Sculpture 2005 "Re-sculpture"won the ďŹ rst prize of " Donghua Cup, International Design Contest"