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Modern Design Museum, Seoul (2008–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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 Chapter

...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 Chapter

...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...

Kwon, Soon-Hyung 권순형 (1929–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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 Chapter

...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...

Calligraphy in Pre-Modern Korea

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

Religious and Traditional Ideas of Korea in Design

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Korean religion and tradition are closely intertwined and this fact has helped to establish the uniqueness of Korean culture. Both still influence the daily life of Korean people. Before the 1890s, when Korea opened its gates to the West...

Printing in Pre-Modern Korea

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

Min, Chul-hong 민철홍 (1933–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...A Korean industrial designer, Min studied applied art at the College of Arts, Seoul National University, between 1954 and 1958. Thanks to a scholarship from the Korea Handicraft Demonstration Centre (KHDC), he furthered his study...

Drawing and Painting in Pre-Modern Korea

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Chapter

...Korean painting and drawing throughout the pre-modern period displayed a recurring openness to the natural world, a subtle mastery of color, and an often vigorous and expressive style. Caught between two powerful neighbors, China and Japan,...