traditional korean furniture reinterpreted by din + dip design studio traditional korean furniture reinterpreted by din + dip design studio
dec 27, 2012

traditional korean furniture reinterpreted by din + dip design studio

‘eaves stools’ and ‘seo table’ by din and dip design studio

 

 

jongho park and junbum park of seoul-based firm din and dip design studio have reinterpreted the role of traditional korean furniture for the contemporary setting through their ‘eaves’ series of stools and complementary furniture pieces. the collection include the ‘seo(書) desk’, the ‘ron(論) table’ and the ‘gong(工) table’, each one emphasizing the characteristics of classic korean design through the means of modern elements and materials. the ‘seo desk’ is an extension of the use and shape of conventional workstation known as ‘seo-an’ – and in keeping with present-day culture, the design was created specifically to easily accommodate electronic devices. the ‘ron table’ was conceived to seat multiple people, with two casters installed on the table leg help to move the table with ease and host a variety of activities in the space. the final piece, ‘the gong table’, is able to be used as a table or a desk – especially fabricated to feature simple lines and clean proportions to give a sense of visual stability and calm atmosphere.

 

 

‘seo(書) desk’ and ‘eaves’ stool

 

 

the ‘seo desk’ is an extension of the use and shape of conventional workstation known as ‘seo-an’

 

 

in keeping with present-day culture, the ‘seo desk’ design was created specifically to easily accommodate electronic devices

 

 

detail of the ‘seo desk’

 

 

materials: frame, drawer  – powder-coated steeltable top: black valchromatdimensions: w1500 x d600 x h735(mm)

 

 

‘ron(論) table’ and ‘eaves chair’

 

 

the ‘ron table’ was conceived to seat multiple people

 

 

materials: frame, drawer – powder coated steeltable top: black valchromatdimensions: w1810 x d600 x h750(mm)

 

 

‘gong(工) table’

 

 

‘gong(工) table’ side view

 

 

‘gong(工) table’ and ‘eaves’ chair series

 

 

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  • Everything is reinterpreted a hundred times these days. Is there already a Royal Academy for Reinterpretation?

    Mario says:
  • Traditional Korean furniture design is very sleek and trendy..It comes in vibrant colors and looks great as we can see in the posters above..But I wonder is it comfortable or not?

    home office desks says:
  • looks like its referencing mategot to me.

    gimmy says:
  • Very nice layout and excellent subject matter, nothing else we need : D.

    Laurence says:

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