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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...

UTOPIA&UTILITY

ABOUT ARTIST As the name evokes, Utopia & Utility combines the functional with the fantastical. Founded in 2012 by siblings Pia and Moritz Wustenberg, London based design duo makes products showcasing the skills of talented craftsman around the globe privileging handmade production. Using natural materials, the duo creates one of a kind pieces reminiscent of nature with an exotic simplicity. The duo creates handmade collections of gorgeous vases, candleholders, stools, glass lights, and bowls that mix glass with wood, ceramic, stone, paper, metals, and pottery. The components stack together to form tabletop sculptures that are simply breathtaking. THE PROCESS Utopia&Utility’s multi-functional product, the Stacking Vessels consists of three individual containers, all of which are formed with traditional craft processes. The ceramic and wood pieces are...

HAÄM

ABOUT ARTIST Haäm was founded in 2014 by a metal artist, Kim Yun Jin and a designer, Kwon Jung Mo. It pursues as a kitchen, dining and living design brand by offering metal craft works. Haäm aspires to express the contrast between traditional elegance and contemporary mood through its enamel-coated metal tableware. Its works have participated in various exhibitions in Korea, Italy, and France, including Maison & Objet 2015 in France. THE PROCESS The artists create a form with metal, coat it with cloisonné enamel or vitreous enamel, and finally bake in a kiln. They pursue revealing spontaneous nature of the materials, resulting in different outcomes even if they intended the same color or shape. They reinterpret this traditional technique of enamel to create a...