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SAEROM YOON 

"I express my emotions when I look at nature's greatness and beauty through my formative language."                                                                - SAEROM YOON  - ABOUT ARTIST Saerom Yoon puts his experience of nature into his work. From art furniture and objects to installations and plane works, the range of his work is as varied as it sounds. The artist, who lived in Philippines in his childhood, uses acrylic to express light in various aspects of the sky which he felt back then. The straight-lined furniture is the result of a precisely shaped molding experiment. The artist's handcrafted efforts in dyeing...

SANGHOON KIM 

"Even though the struggle with long loneliness seems to have no end, it permeates my work just like a wind that leaves the soft memory of rejuvenation."                         - SANGHOON KIM  - ABOUT ARTIST Sanghoon Kim is a rising artist who has won the first prize at the Silver Triennial as well as the second prize at the Silver Smith Forum competition in Germany in 2018. The "lines from the plane" that can be seen in his work shows a free and repetitive pattern on a luminous flat surface of silver and allows him to have modern beauty despite being produced by traditional methods. THE PROCESS The basic form of the work is established through Raising...

JUCHEOL YUN 

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"The tradition of the future is the present progressive,"                                                                       - Jucheol Yun - ABOUT ARTIST Jucheol Yun is a potter engaged in his work by combining modern technology with traditional Korean techniques. His works are characterized by super-dense condensation and the emission of special formability. His work has been preserved in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London for its tradition of excellence and sophistication of modern design. THE PROCESS Yun’s work is the result of a combination of soil, water, fire, and the soul of a craftsman. Fifteen years ago, after a long period of...

LEE KOTTAM

ABOUT ARTIST As a daughter of a ceramist, artist Lee Kottam has been grown so close to the clays. She was majored in industrial ceramics from Dankook University and graduated Tokyo University of the Arts with a doctoral degree in research on Nature and Life. She is mainly working on tableware and interior goods based on wildflowers, insects, and berries around her studio in Ganghwado these days. THE PROCESS Full of spring spirit plates, they are made by pressing the wildflowers onto the clay plates and then transferring the pattern by embossing with Solid Casting. Use chloride for developing the natural wildflower colors. In order to prevent the chloride (aqueous solution) spreading during the coloring process, there are two times of preliminary firing and then...

Marie Daâge

“Dress your table as you would dress up.”                                    Marie Daâge ABOUT ARTIST Born in Austria, raised in the French West Indies and educated at the School of The Louvre, Marie Daâge started hand-painting on Limoges porcelain in 1990. Her creativity and respect of a heritage craft, quickly led her to work with artisan painters from Limoges’ region, enabling her to focus on the creation. Over the years, Marie Daâge has grown into a major player on the French luxury and international decorative arts scene. Marie Daâge collections are some of the very last to be painted entirely by hand, as opposed to printed patterns (chromolithography or “chromo”). The...

CHO SOO HYUN

ABOUT ARTIST Cho Soo Hyun was majored in metal arts from both undergraduate and graduate school at Seoul National University. One day she had a pleasant feeling by handing tea temperature through a silver teaspoon. It was the beginning of her tea-related small accessories and tea ware production. The artist deeply believes in the power of hand-crafted objects which gives the most impressive satisfaction to the people. THE PROCESS Cho Soo Hyun mainly uses Silver for her work. 800 silver, 925 silver and pure silver are the types of silver what she uses depending on the purpose of objects to be made. The process of making one silver item has long-various stages. Knocking several hundred times to make a shape and through the different stages...

NASON MORETTI

'During these first 100 years,  our blows and breaths have been numerous, our passion just one, that of our fathers."                                 -Nason Moretti- ABOUT ARTIST Nason Moretti is one of the leading glassworks on the Venetian island of Murano. It was founded in 1923, during a period of great success for the Italian visual arts. Since its earliest days it has proved itself as a ground- breaking company, compared with the emerging artistic trends, thanks to the creation of chalices and glasses that have become the undisputed points of reference for the Venetian “Art of the Table”, together with vases and design objects that helped spread its fame in Italy...

YANG JIWOON

ABOUT ARTIST Korean emerging Ceramicist Yang Ji-Woon received her MFA, Ph.D at Sungshin University, studied the crafts and ceramics. Yang makes the cup, plate, and ornament of Cerastone, emitting, the subdued sheen of pottery and the soft touch through the delicate expression practice without glaze by means of the Cerastone. With the hope of designing small artistic objects for daily life, Yang strives to enhance the quality of our lives. THE PROCESS The artist reinterprets the Korean traditional Yeollimun technique (marbling pattern) and the Inlaid technique in a modern style. She expresses the flow of line, face, and color by making white pottery soil in various patterns, applies the gold on the surface and peels it after firing, for the gold to be left on...

LEE KAJIN

ABOUT ARTIST Lee Kajin is one of the most promising, up-and-coming craft artist in Korea dedicated to making contemporary celadon wares ‘Celadon’. Lee makes sturdy porcelains with a lucid, radiant color with higher firing temperature and viscosity compared to those of traditional Go-ryo celadons. LEE seeks to reinterpret classical celadons into modern disciplines not through variations in the appearance or functionality but through technological innovations and sentiments of today. THE PROCESS The artist Kajin Lee’s celadon work starts from the expression of the glaze. The blue light is maximized by applying the glaze thickly to express the celadon color in her ceramic works. Lee makes her own distinctive glaze by mixing ingredients and the works go through the demanding process of glazing and burning. The...

KIM EUN HAK

ABOUT ARTIST Kim Eun Hak works with a group at his own studio, "Eun Hak Kim Design Studio" as an art director mainly focusing on designing furniture, lights, and living supplies. Kim completes the work through the effect that objet is united accidentally by users away from the frame of typical and artificial form. All of his works are made on the basis of this form ‘series of incompletion’. The Artist suggests a design that is made in the flexible relationship of users, pursuing the practical design anybody can understand. THE PROCESS 1. choose /  2. change / 3. compound Kim focuses on the ‘legs’ of furniture. He chooses only legs from several kinds of furniture and transforms the length, then he makes a new glued...
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