Explore the world of color and material at 'Nine Colors & Nine Furniture'
At Atelier Hermès, the contemporary art exhibition space on the basement floor of the Parisian luxury house store in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, are nine striped paintings with different color themes. They are part of the solo exhibition...
Hwanghak-dong street market's lustre fades alongside self-employed's challenges
The kitchen and furniture streets in Hwanghak-dong, central Seoul, were once must-visit locations for the self-employed planning to open cafes or restaurants.
'That's Korea' culture fair set to take place in three Italian cities
Every year, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Craft and Design Foundation (KCDF) make an effort to promote Korean culture, particularly crafts, in Milan. The Korean Craft Exhibition runs during the annual Milan Design...
[THINK ENGLISH] 목수 김윤관, 조선에 경의를 표하다
“Myung-Chang-Jeong-Gue”, It means “a clean desk under a sunny window,” an idiom first used in the poem “Shi Pil,” written by Gu Yang-su, a literati of China’s Song Dynasty (960-1279). The idiom is now often used to describe a study. Kim Yoon-kwan...
[ZOOM KOREA] Carpenter Kim Yoon-kwan pays homage to Joseon
“Myung-Chang-Jeong-Gue” It means “a clean desk under a sunny window,” an idiom first used in the poem “Shi Pil,” written by Gu Yang-su, a literati of China’s Song Dynasty (960-1279). The idiom is now often used to describe a study. Kim Yoon-kwan ...
IKEA Korea reports 10 percent drop in sales on year as interior design boom ends
IKEA Korea reported sales of 618.6 billion won ($445 million) in the fiscal year ending August, down 10 percent on year as the interior design boom of the pandemic comes to an end.
Fashion industry thrives as furniture sales gather dust
The lifting of social distancing measures in April boosted the fashion industry as more people went out, and hurt furniture and interior decoration companies, which thrived when people were stuck at home.
Hanssem CEO taking only minimum wage until turnaround
Hanssem CEO Kim Jin-tae is only being paid minimum wage until company revenue or its stock price rise over a certain level, as both figures have been tumbling.
Louis Vuitton presents its travel-inspired furniture collection “Objets Nomades" in an exhibition at the SongEun Art and Cultural Foundation in Gangnam, southern Seoul starting June 7. It is the first time the upscale fashion house is holding a...
[Interview] Ikea changes how you live, and defends its delivery fees
Ikea's arrival in 2014 helped change the Korean furniture market.