sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series

designer sohyun yun presents the ‘TONE’ series, inspired by the traditional colors of korea at maison et objet fall 2019 edition. the project, comprising of a collection of side tables, makes special reference to the ‘hanbok’, which is a traditional korean dress worn on formal occasions. by applying a similar palette of hues, yun’s furniture intends to feel comfortable, soft, and beautiful, and overall evoke a particular korean aesthetic.

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

all the colors are made by hand and are derived from traditional korean colors

all images courtesy of sohyun yun 

 

 

to form the pieces, sohyun yun used a book of traditional korean colors and selected 20 hues from 315. the designer then dyed the acrylic material by hand to create a series of beautifully complementary color schemes. the resulting furniture can be used as side tables, or even positioned on its side to become a small bookshelf. 

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

the pink tone side table can be used as a table and bookshelf

 

 

by combining tradition with a contemporary aesthetic, TONE intends to bring a piece of artwork into everyday life. the tables can also be customized by the user as they can select the colors applied, providing different moods depending on the combination. in essence, the collection intends to reveal the unique beauty of korea in various interior spaces.

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

the various colors combinations create different moods

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

the chosen colors intend to evoke a korean aesthetic

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

the TONE tables can be used as a module, positioned on its side, it becomes a bookcase

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

the tables can be customized to the customer’s desired color

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

there are 20 colors to choose from

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

the designer dyed the acrylic using a book of traditional korean colors

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

some of the colors are found in nature

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

the colors complement one another

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

the acrylic is dyed by hand 

sohyun yun applies traditional korean colors to create the TONE furniture series designboom

the colors represent the unique atmosphere of korea

 

 

project info:

 

project name: ‘TONE’

design: sohyun yun 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: lynne myers | designboom

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