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Modern Design Museum, Seoul (2008–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Modern Design Museum is one of the first design museums in Korea. Since opening in March 2008, the Museum has exhibited historical records dedicated to Korea’s design development, featuring more than 15,000 items. The collection...

Noh, Nora (Myong-Ja) (1928–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Noh is a Korean fashion designer. She was born in Seoul in a wealthy family as Myong-Ja Noh. She moved to the United States in 1947, where she studied fashion design in Frank Wagon Technical College. Returning to Korea, Noh opened Nora...

Ahn, Sang-soo 안상수 (1952–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Korean graphic designer Ahn studied Applied Art at Hongik University in Korea, where he later became professor in the School of Graphic Design. After working at the GoldStar Design Office (currently, LG Electronic Design Research Center...

Calligraphy in Pre-Modern Korea

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Korea’s place within the Chinese cultural sphere led to its adoption of Chinese characters (for which the Korean term is Hanja) as its early writing system. An appreciation of the varying forms of treatment of characters by Chinese...

Printing in Pre-Modern Korea

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Printing in Korea began with woodblock printing in the beginning of the eighth century, and a large number of woodblock prints were produced under the influence of Buddhism. During the Goryeo dynasty (935–1392), movable metal type...

Cho, Young-jae 조영제 (1935–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Young-jae is a Korean visual communication designer who, after studying at the College of Arts, Seoul National University, between 1954 and 1958, studied in the United States on a scholarship provided by the Korea Handicraft Demonstration...

Architecture and City Planning in Korea

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...For Koreans, site took precedence over construction. The natural properties of a site were carefully studied for their suitability for a particular settlement or building. This task was guided by the theories of pungsu (Chinese: fengshui...

The Natural and Social Environment and Historical Background of Korea

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The Korean peninsula is located between 33 and 43 degrees north latitude, 124 and 132 degrees east longitude, and shares the Yellow Sea with China to the west and the East Sea (also known as the Sea of Japan) with Japan to the east. Despite...

Kwon, Soon-Hyung 권순형 (1929–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Korean ceramist Kwon studied Applied Art in the College of Arts, Seoul National University and took a one-year research fellowship at the Cleveland Institute of Art, from 1959 to 1960 sponsored by the Korea Handcraft Demonstration Centre...

International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR) (2005–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Founded in 2005 by the Chinese Institute of Design, the International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR) is a charitable organization that aims to promote research and study of design internationally. Membership...