seoul named 2010 world design capital

just back from our most recent melbourne mart and now heading to the european destination copenhagen (code design fair / august 27 -30)

seoul world design market call for participation

we are happy to announce that seoul city is collaborating with designboom to offer you a FREE participation in the upcoming seoul world design market (design olympiad /october 09 -13, 2009). world design market seoul 2009 is an evolution of the original designboom mart, and has been officially licensed to the city of seoul.

the designboom mart group exhibitions see international design professionals personally presenting their wares (prototypes and/or limited edition pieces) along with, various-samples and a portfolio. the designers have the opportunity to meet and discuss with customers, manufacturers, distributors, press and museum curators – verifying their designs and their packaging credentials.

the designboom marts are truly international – designers come from over 40 countries, and partially cover the travel costs through the sales that they make. over the intense days of exhibiting and socializing designers have the chance to discuss their work with other like-minded professionals from different cultural backgrounds. see how to participate

seoul world design market call for participationkorean designer daniel jo (seoul designboom mart 2008 participant)’s bird and cloud salt and pepper shakers at moma shop

seoul world design market call for participationgiffin ‘termeer (jim termeer, jess giffin) from USA at designboom seoul mart 2008

seoul world design market call for participation kyouei design (kouichi okamoto) from japan designboom seoul mart 2008