We just recently finished a low poly commercial for a Korean company called MagnaLAB to promote their flagship app, YellowRibbon. The app allows the users to send a message to a person who can only open the message when he/she gets to the specific location the sender wants them to go to. This video explains the story [...]
Young Ju Choi is a freelance illustrator from South Korea, currently attending Savannah College of Art and Design. I recently stumbled upon Young Ju’s work and instantly became a fan. If you’re feeling a little down and need some cheering up, then her work will surely remedy you. She uses vibrant washes of colour together with a very distinct drawing style that makes her work accomplished and cute at the same time.
I may be marking myself out as a bit of a nerd here, but I have a guilty pleasure in listening to the poppiest of pop music from the Far East, particularly Japan and South Korea. Perfume, an all-girl trio are my favourite group and they make ridiculously super produced electro pop music.
This is the greatest invention. Ever. Commuters in South Korea can now do their grocery shopping whilst waiting for the train to arrive using their mobile phone to scan the QR codes of the virtual goodies they want. The order is then delivered direct to their doorstep the next day. Amazing! Sure beats moaning about the crowds, delays, smells, noises …
Contrary to popular belief, you now can recharge a battery by urinating on it. The MetalCell, a unique and portable backup battery that charges from sodium, was designed by South Korean researchers in a bid to replenish electronics when in warfare.
In an attempt to have a more comfortable life, Sim Jae-duck, a Korean activist from Suwon, south of Seoul, decided to build a house of extraordinary proportions. The result is a 4,508-sq-foot toilet-style structure in the shape of a toilet. It’s a symbol of Korean hygiene. Sim Jae-duck, who is the President of the Inaugural [...]
Designed by Slade Architecture in collaboration with Ga.A Architects and Mass Studies, the Dalki Theme Park in South Korea’s Kyungki Province is a shrine to a popular cartoon character used to promote clothing and other goodies to young Korean children.
Xinjian Lu is a Professor of Visual Communication at South Korea’s Yeungnam University. But he is also a gifted artist in his own right, as evidenced by these elaborately shaped and vibrantly coloured works from his Love series.
Born in Seoul Korea, but now working out of Los Angeles, Ramis Kim creates mixed media pieces which explore idealized childhood memories and invented narratives in imagined landscapes. An MFA graduate from Cal Arts in Valencia, Kim paints film and TV backgrounds when not creating her own art. Her work will be seen in a group show of Little Paper Plane artists, curated by Kelly Lynn Jones at Tinlark Gallery opening September 13.