Tag Archives: Korean design

a korean artist looking forward to the past


Korean artist Kang Myung Sun is using a centuries old craft of her native South Korea in fantastic new and modern ways. She creates beautifully organic pieces of functional furniture covered in shimmering mother-of-pearl. It’s truly amazing to see her … Continue reading

rough-hewn chic in the designs of kwangho lee

Korean designer Kwangho Lee may have only recently graduated from design school in his home country, but he has already received numerous international accolades as one young product designer to keep your eyes on. And if his recent furniture series … Continue reading

cool, minimalist zen tables from Korean artist Byung-Hoon Choi

I often think how curious it is that our arrogant western minds find eastern minimalism as something new and “modern” when in fact, the east has embraced the minimalistic and abstract natural world way before the Norman invasion of England … Continue reading