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[Herald Interview] Aedas chairman: Problems with Lotte World Tower ‘unusual’

Koreans seem to be keener than ever on safety issues after witnessing a series of accidents this year, including the Sewol ferry disaster that killed more than 300 passengers and the deadly collapse o...

Updated : 2014.12.15 20:33

Warmth, comfort of handmade crafts

A hand-carved ceramic vessel, an origami-inspired molded ceramic bowl and a tree-shaped vertical wooden clothes rack. The craftwork to be showcased at the ninth edition of the Craft Trend Fair on Thur...

Updated : 2014.12.14 21:07

[Weekender] ‘Where we live defines us’

A box-shaped apartment complex has been a dominant housing option for Koreans for decades. The government has encouraged the development of such complexes, considering them as the most efficient type ...

Updated : 2014.12.12 21:42

[Weekender] ‘HOUSHOW’ brings dream houses to life

The Association of Young Architects launched the HOUSHOW initiative, a dream house-building project, in 2012. For the first project, it selected six candidates among 80 applicants and then met with th...

Updated : 2014.12.12 21:40

‘The Nutcracker’-inspired jewelry to go on show at 10 Corso Como

A group of six jewelry designers will present a collection inspired by the Christmas ritual ballet performance “The Nutcracker” for the coming Christmas season. The jewels are made in collaboration ...

Updated : 2014.12.03 20:15

[Design Forum] Design city moving forward

When Paul Cocksedge, a London-based light designer, entered Dongdaemun Design Plaza, a futuristic Seoul landmark designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, he was in awe of the unusual architectu...

Updated : 2014.11.30 20:48

[Design Forum] Seoul is city in an 'impossible place’

As one of the greatest architectural figures in modern times, Rem Koolhaas has designed structures that can be seen in major cities across the globe. Founder of the architecture firm OMA and a Harvard...

Updated : 2014.11.27 21:31

[Design Forum] Innovators discuss bridging gap between business and design

As part of the Herald Design Forum 2014, four leading experts in the fields of marketing and design gathered at the JW Marriott Dongdaemun Seoul on Wednesday to share their insights during the Herald ...

Updated : 2014.11.27 21:30

[Design Forum] Herald forum explores expanding role of design

World-renowned thinkers and practitioners of design on Wednesday explored the growing role of design in making human life richer, healthier and more sustainable in the fourth annual Herald Design Foru...

Updated : 2014.11.26 22:08

[Design Forum] Mixing couture with ready-to-wear

In 1998, at age 21, Olivier Theyskens was already a darling of the fashion world. Ever since Madonna wore his dress to the year’s Golden Globes, his creations won many praises from fashion people aro...

Updated : 2014.11.26 21:55

[Design Forum] Injecting new life into derelict structures

An abandoned elevated railway line is reborn into a lovely public garden. A derelict factory becomes a food cosmopolis, attracting not just local grocery shoppers, but also foreign tourists.The former...

Updated : 2014.11.26 21:55

[Design Forum] The true virtue of modern art

Chris Riggs, a New York-based artist who is best known for its art toy “Dunny,” on Wednesday stressed the power of modern art that changes the way people feel, think and act. “Modern art has no bou...

Updated : 2014.11.26 21:54

Herald Design Forum stimulates discussion on design

The 2014 Herald Design Forum explored key issues of design in modern society: What makes good design? And how can design make the world a better place?Some of the world’s most highly renowned designe...

Updated : 2014.11.26 16:40

[Design Forum] Advertising guru cites open-mindedness as first condition for creativity

Alex Schill, the global chief creative officer and a partner of Serviceplan Group, loves to challenge his juniors. Whenever his younger associates succeed in a project that he did not approve of in th...

Updated : 2014.11.25 20:58

[Design Forum] How design affects us

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 of their house would affect their children’s behavior and thinking. “The couple told me t...

Updated : 2014.11.25 11:17