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Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena wins Pritzker Prize 

NEW YORK (AFP) - Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena won the prestigious 2016 Pritzker Prize on Wednesday, earning praise for “powerful” designs that address key social and economic challenges of th...

Updated : 2016.01.14 15:50

Waxing nostalgic over vinyl records

LAS VEGAS (AFP) -- Turntables turned heads as a renewed love of old-time vinyl records struck a chord at the famously futuristic Consumer Electronics Show. Sony, Panasonic, Victrola and Audio-Technic...

Updated : 2016.01.13 17:12

Adhesive portable recorder wins Herald Design Tech 2015 award

The winning team of Herald Design Tech 2015 and CEO of Herald Corp. Lee Young-man (second from left) pose at the award ceremony on Tuesday in Seoul. Lee Sang-sub/The Korea HeraldA team of three univer...

Updated : 2015.12.22 19:52

Adhesive portable recorder wins Herald Design Tech 2015 award

A team of three university seniors won the top award at Herald Design Tech 2015, the design-meets-technology contest co-organized by Herald Corp. and Seoul Design Foundation. The team won the competit...

Updated : 2015.12.22 17:10

Seoul Design Week to go abroad in 2016

Seoul Design Week, South Korea’s largest public design festival, will seek to scale up the event regionally with its counterpart in Beijing.   The plan was unveiled with the closure of the 2015 SDW...

Updated : 2015.12.07 18:04

Design fuses with technology for product innovation

Alongside advancements in technology, modern design is expanding in its scope and boundaries while evolving to meet consumer needs and lifestyles. As the fusion of technology and design has given way...

Updated : 2015.12.03 17:37

Creative, eye-catching goods available at Seoul Design Market

A silicon lamp resembling traditional Korean pottery, a ceramic pot designed to naturally amplify the sound of a smartphone inserted next to the plant and “bandoms” -- rubber bands shaped and packag...

Updated : 2015.12.03 17:16

[Design Forum] Experts explore emotion in tech, beauty

Understanding the emotional reaction of the consumer is crucial in both the beauty and tech industries, experts said at the Seoul Design Forum on Wednesday at Dongdaemun Design Plaza. Speaking on the...

Updated : 2015.12.02 18:05

Seoul Design Week kicks off

The country’s largest public design festival kicked off Wednesday in Seoul with a variety of events to highlight innovative ideas and boost the design industry. Under the slogan “Seoul’s Design Wiz...

Updated : 2015.12.02 17:53

[Design Forum] Seoul promotes itself as hotbed of creativity, innovation

Seoul Design Week 2015, the biggest celebration of creativity and innovation in design, kicks off Wednesday at various spots in Seoul. The second edition of the annual design festival presents more th...

Updated : 2015.12.01 17:55

‘Design for the sake of people, not objects’

“The world is about people, not objects,” according to industrial design expert Arik Levy. That philosophy fuels his belief that design should focus on improving people’s everyday lives in new ways...

Updated : 2015.11.11 17:47

[Design Forum] ‘People-oriented design improves life in new ways’

Though design is often discussed as a craft that walks the line between form and function, Israeli-born Paris-based contemporary designer Arik Levy holds a more unconventional understanding of the con...

Updated : 2015.11.10 22:01

[Design Forum] ‘Technology and art create synergy’

Technology and art, which seem to be from two different worlds, have been increasingly interconnected as the two fields merge to create unexpected innovations and push each other’s boundaries. Two fi...

Updated : 2015.11.10 21:59

[Design Forum] Forum to discuss design as platform for convergence, value creation

The Herald Design Forum 2015 is set to kick off Tuesday in Seoul, bringing together some of the world’s brightest minds in design to share their ideas and insights. The one-day celebration of creativ...

Updated : 2015.11.09 18:24

Gwangju Design Biennale aims to connect global networks

The Gwangju Design Biennale, Asia’s largest and oldest design biennale celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, is eyeing an expanded role as a facilitator of exchanges among Asian countries in th...

Updated : 2015.11.09 18:12