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[Design Forum] Narrow cultural gap through design: industrial designer Levy

Arik Levy, a world-renowned industrial designer, said Korea’s design sector should keep working toward narrowing the communication and cultural gap between people. Arik Levy In an interview with T...

Updated : 2015.11.08 11:32

[Design Forum] Shigeru Ban - innovator, humanitarian, architect

Shigeru Ban is no ordinary architect. Unlike conventional architects of this era, Ban does not only use iron or steel as the primary materials to structure houses, museums, community centers or chur...

Updated : 2015.11.06 18:08

[Design Forum] Tommy Li’s design anchored in black humor, Zen

Tommy Li, a branding designer known for his audacious visual designs and black humor, is one of Asia’s few designers with a global presence spanning across Hong Kong, China, Macau, Japan and Italy. ...

Updated : 2015.11.06 17:58

[Design Forum] ‘Create stories behind brands'

Global brand designer Bob van der Lee said South Korea’s public and private sectors have made tremendous progress in design over the years, but not yet in branding. Bob van der Lee (Total Identity)...

Updated : 2015.11.06 17:50

[Design Forum] Entrepreneur seeks to bridge digital divide for the blind with design

In this digital world, information is becoming increasingly easier to access. But not for all. Such accessibility still falls far short for people with disabilities. Young entrepreneur Kim Ju-yoon h...

Updated : 2015.11.06 17:41

[Design Forum] Blurring lines between industrial design, art

This is the fifth in a series of articles introducing key features at the upcoming Herald Design Forum 2015 to be held in Seoul on Nov. 10. -Ed. Design today seems to be the horse that is pulling ...

Updated : 2015.11.06 17:34

[Design Forum] Design Thinking: How innovative designs change world

Design is about more than aesthetics. Its role has expanded to diverse areas of life, helping people live efficiently, safely and comfortably. It has brought innovations in all aspects of life, from...

Updated : 2015.11.06 17:25

[Design Forum] 3-D printing designs every aspect of our lives

This is the fourth in a series of articles introducing key features at the upcoming Herald Design Forum 2015 to be held in Seoul on Nov. 10. ― Ed. Forget about the magic of unwrapping a bar of choc...

Updated : 2015.10.30 11:09

[Design Forum] Designer Guixe on food for thought

Marti Guixe (copyright knolke/Imagekontainer) For Marti Guixe, a world-renowned designer, food is an object that has to be carefully designed and contextualized to enhance its usability and consumpt...

Updated : 2015.10.22 18:03

[Design Forum] When design thinking meets food

This is the third in a series of articles introducing key features at the upcoming Herald Design Forum 2015 to be held in Seoul on Nov. 10. --Ed. Food has certainly been an important part of Kore...

Updated : 2015.10.22 17:57

[Reporter's column] Seoul Fashion Week has a long way to go

Seoul Fashion Week for spring-summer 2016 was held from Oct.16-21 at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul. (Yonhap) Seoul Fashion Week is arguably the biggest and single most important event in Korean f...

Updated : 2015.10.22 17:52

Colorful season for men

As Seoul has a reputation for trendy men whose devotion to fashion and skin care tops in the world, menswear collections by Seoul-based designers are some of the must-see shows at the ongoing Seoul F...

Updated : 2015.10.19 21:52

Entertainment takes flight with the help of tech, design

This is the second in a series of articles introducing key features at the upcoming Herald Design Forum 2015 to be held in Seoul on Nov. 10. - Ed. A film festival’s star-studded red carpet is broug...

Updated : 2015.10.15 18:30

Man behind revolution of motion picture industry

From “Toy Story,” the first completely computer-animated feature film released in 1995, to this summer’s hit “Inside Out,” Pixar movies have captured the hearts of children and adults around the...

Updated : 2015.10.15 18:19

A week of design, fun in Korea’s ‘textile’ city

A three-day festival in the southern city of Daegu will highlight the Korean city’s on-going efforts to reposition itself from a “textile city” to a design capital. Design Week in Daegu, starting...

Updated : 2015.10.13 17:40