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Creative minds flock to Herald Design Forum

The fourth edition of the Herald Design Forum is bringing together the world’s most prominent designers and industry experts in Seoul to discuss innovations driven by design thinking. Gurus in archit...

Updated : 2014.11.23 21:41

‘IT and sustainability can be reconciled’

Sustainable design isn’t just about reducing environmental impacts.“It can (also) be about design that tackles some of the world’s big sustainability challenges like climate change, resource shorta...

Updated : 2014.11.23 20:59

[Herald Interview] Dressing up a tradition in new clothes

When Kim Sung-nyo began her three-year term as artistic director of the state-run National Changgeuk Company of Korea in March 2012, she had two things in mind. First was to lure younger and livelier ...

Updated : 2014.11.23 20:56

[Weekender] How design affects our lives

A couple asked architect Cho Min-suk to build “the most unique house in the world” in the scenic area of Heyri in Paju, a town near the border with North Korea. The couple believed that the design o...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:48

[Weekender] Master of mini foods weaves design with fun

Sitting at a dinner table with strangers, it is often hard to avoid the awkward silence.You try to think of what to say but you are not sure what would be appropriate. This is when you turn to the one...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:44

[Weekender] Food packaging evolves as imagination meets science

This is the sixth in a series that examines the expanding role of design in the run-up to the Herald Design Forum 2014 on Nov. 26. ― Ed.“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design ...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:41

[Weekender] ‘No boundaries in art, design and ideas’

“Art has no boundaries. The boundary of art is the boundary of ideas, and ideas have no limits. If you can think it, you can make it happen with lots of hard work. You can create whatever you imagine...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:39

[Weekender] ‘Designers should be socially responsible’

Designers should be more than a beautifier, but a person who makes improvements for the world, said Daniel Kim, principal of Daylight Design. By following the “design thinking process” to draw out u...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:38

[Weekender] Art toys dazzle kidults

Toys are no longer just for children. The website of Mattel, the maker of Barbie dolls, has separate pages for parents and collectors. Male adults go to Lego cafes where people can play with Lego sets...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:37

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Pop music“Singing in the Smile with Michael Bolton”: American singer-songwriter Michael Bolton is gearing up for two solo concerts in Seoul. The multi-Grammy Award-winning artist is the voice behind...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:19

When in Aspen, ski, shop, dine and hunt for shrines on the mountain

ASPEN, Colorado ― Stevie Ray Vaughan is hidden somewhere here on Ajax Mountain, and we’re on a mission to find him.Finally, following directions scrawled onto a scrap of paper, we steer our skis tow...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:05

Alamo’s mythic past lives comfortably with San Antonio’s lively present

SAN ANTONIO ― The most famous building in Texas is smaller than you expect, and it’s about as pretty as your average California mission. In fact, it was once a mission, though these days it stands a...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:05

Arts and culture to be highlighted in German tourism

The German National Tourist Office announced that next year it will shine a spotlight on German Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Younger as the year 2015 marks the 500th anniversary of his birth. Germany is one of the most-visited cultural destinations for European tourists. The celeb...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:04

JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

JetBlue will add bag fees and squeeze seats a bit closer together as it tries to boost profit.The airline said that it will create three ticket classes beginning in the first half of 2015, and only the top two will include at least one free checked bag.Other big airlines have added fees fo...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:04

‘Stamp Tour’ around South Jeolla Province

South Jeolla Province will offer gift vouchers and accommodation in a five-star hotel for travelers who visit the province’s tourist attractions and spend more than one night in the province. Interested tourists should collect a stamp from each destination, take a photo and upload it onto...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:03