100% Design London

The London Design Festival is coming up in the middle of September, with 100% Design at Olympia in West London and Tent London in the East End. I’ve only managed to identify one Korean designer at Olympia (and I hope someone in the UK decides to stock their brassware). But there are plenty at Tent […]

{ 0 comments }

Korean designers at London Design Fair

by Philip Gowman 23 September 2017
Thumbnail image for Korean designers at London Design Fair

Am I the only one confused about the branding of the design shows held in London at the end of September, and dismayed at the uselessness of their web designers? The branders seem to have decided that bunch of shows that have been around for a while should be gathered together under the heading of […]

Read the full article →

Korean designers at 100% Design and Tent London

by Events Editor 24 September 2016
Thumbnail image for Korean designers at 100% Design and Tent London

The early autumn season seems to be getting busier and busier. More and more things to do, and no more hours to do them in. So this year, I’m not visiting the design shows at Olympia and Brick Lane. For the record though, here are the Korean designers showing at the Truman Brewery. I’d like […]

Read the full article →

Event news: Korean design at 100% Design London 2015

by Events Editor 26 September 2015
Thumbnail image for Event news: Korean design at 100% Design London 2015

LKL probably won’t make it to 100% Design this year – too much else in the diary – but for the record here are the exhibitors with Korean connections: 100% Design London 2015 23 – 26 Sept 2015 Olympia London www.100percentdesign.co.uk Studio EJ www.studio-ej.com | Stand number EB761 Studio EJ is a design studio based […]

Read the full article →

A look at some of the Korean design on show at 100% Design London 2014

by Philip Gowman 19 September 2014
Thumbnail image for A look at some of the Korean design on show at 100% Design London 2014

There may not be a Korean Pavilion at 100% Design London this year, but you don’t have to walk far from the central bar area of Earls Court 2 to find Korean designers. Just take one pace the other side of the bar and you come across Kim Been’s stall, Beeeen Company, with her range […]

Read the full article →

Korean designers at 100% Design London 2013

by Events Editor 11 September 2013
Thumbnail image for Korean designers at 100% Design London 2013

The annual 100% Design London exhibition will be held at Earls Court, 18-21 September, and as usual there will be a Korean pavilion showing designers supported by the Korea Institute of Design Promotion. And you’ll probably find, as you stroll around the arena, that there are some independent Korean designers there as well. But here […]

Read the full article →

Based on the design talent at Goldsmiths, the future of Korea at 100% Design London is in safe hands

by Philip Gowman 25 September 2012
Thumbnail image for Based on the design talent at Goldsmiths, the future of Korea at 100% Design London is in safe hands

One of the regular features in the London calendar is the London Design Festival, which this year ran from 14-23 September. Two big exhibitions form the cornerstones of the festival, at opposite ends of the Circle Line: 100% Design London at Earl’s Court, and Tent London at the Truman Brewery in Brick Lane. And given […]

Read the full article →

Korea Design returns to 100% Design London

by Events Editor 13 September 2012
Thumbnail image for Korea Design returns to 100% Design London

As in previous years, the Korea Institute of Design Promotion is hosting a country pavilion at the Earls Court 100% Design London show. Here are the details of the Korean exhibitors this year. KOREA DESIGN 2012 100% Design, London 19-22 September 2012 Stand IP300 Korea Design is an exhibition of Korean Design at 100% Design […]

Read the full article →

Brick Lane to Earls Court – a city of Korean Design

by Philip Gowman 14 October 2011
Thumbnail image for Brick Lane to Earls Court – a city of Korean Design

The Korea Design pavilion now seems to be an established feature of the 100% Design London exhibition at Earls Court. Each year we see a mixture of familiar design names and also some new faces. Beyond the official KIDP-sponsored pavilion (shown above) you can usually find some independent Korean designers who have either made their […]

Read the full article →

Korea Design at 100% Design London 2011

by Events Editor 16 September 2011
Thumbnail image for Korea Design at 100% Design London 2011

Once again this year Korean designers will have their own pavilion at 100% Design London to showcase the range of design talent. There are often some independent Korean designers, too, in their own stalls. 100% Design London runs 22-25 September 2011 at Earls Court. Here are the details of the exhibitors in the Korean pavilion: […]

Read the full article →

Time and Light: Korean designers at 100% Design London

by Philip Gowman 27 September 2010
Thumbnail image for Time and Light: Korean designers at 100% Design London

Time seemed to be one of the themes of the various Korean designers on show at the 100% Design London exhibition at Earl’s Court. Cha Il-gu graduated from London’s Royal College of Art and at last year’s show was selected as a “Next Generation Design Leader” and a “Most Promising Talent” at 100% Future. He […]

Read the full article →

Korea returns to 100% Design London

by Events Editor 21 September 2010
Thumbnail image for Korea returns to 100% Design London

100% Design London: 2010 KOREA DESIGN Pavilion September 23rd (Thur) – 26th (Sun), 2010 (4 days) Stand L70, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London Hosted by Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) Organized by Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP) Supported by Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) Korea Design: Innovative Design through Advanced Technology Design in Korea […]

Read the full article →

KoreaDesign at Earl’s Court

by Philip Gowman 28 September 2009
Thumbnail image for KoreaDesign at Earl’s Court

It was not so long ago that Korea was known as a country which was highly competent at manufacturing goods which ticked all the boxes in terms of functionality and cost, but lacked the wow factor in terms of design. In recent years, Korea has been catching up with the design innovators, with consumer electronics […]

Read the full article →

Korean designers at Earls Court

by Events Editor 23 September 2009
Thumbnail image for Korean designers at Earls Court

As per last year, the Korea Institute of Design Promotion will be sponsoring a stand at the 100% Design London Exhibition at Earls Court, 24-27 September 2009, as part of the London Design Festival. LKL will be there to review it.

Read the full article →

Jackie Choi London at 100% Design and Somerset House

by Events Editor 18 September 2007
Thumbnail image for Jackie Choi London at 100% Design and Somerset House

Jackie Choi London, the Korean designers whose “Eye” chair was featured on Graham Norton’s show, are showing new designs at 100% Design 2007 (Earls Court, 20-24 September). The sideboard above was inspired by Lucio Fontana and his “Slash” series of works, (example right). The Choi sisters will also be launching a pewter candelabra (left) in […]

Read the full article →