Memory and objects, and Malaysian coffee houses are sources of inspiration for two new emerging designers who have just joined the NEW K!D designer directory.

Chia Lee 'Kopitiam' collection (left), and Madeleine Jost's collection, 'So We Can Remember,' (right), Photo credit: VAMFF Reannon Smith for Vox Frock.

Chia Lee is a Malaysian designer based in New York and a recent graduate of Parsons the New School for Design. Find out more about Chia here.

Madeleine Jost is a graduate of Melbourne's RMIT University and one of 46 designers who will be showing as part of the iD International Designer Awards coming up in May. Find out more about Madeleine here.

Check out more via the NEW KID Directory.