Design Studio KAMKAM

KAMKAM is a Seoul based design studio of two designers Hyunjin Seo and Jaekyoung Kim. They produce fun and playful furniture and other design items. In their own words “Our dream is to have the time and space to conceptualize, construct and share whatever comes to our minds. We want to transform all this darkness to show every single one of its colors.”

The dressed up furniture (2010)

An Furniture (2010)
A cabinet inspired by paper sizes A3, A4, A5 etc.

XYZ NOTE (2011)

Animation co-produced by Studio YOG and LOBOTOMY.


SAI by Jiyoung Seo

Designed by a young artist Jiyoung Seo, SAI is unusual shelving system consisting of silicon cubes. The position of the cubes is customizable, which allows you to create your own unique shelf that fits your storage needs. SAI is being exhibited until September 4th in Gothenburg, Sweden at the Röhsska Museum.

More project by Seo can be seen at her website.
Images courtesy of the artist.

Dressed furniture by Soo Jin Kang

Fighting against today’s mass production and disposable culture Soo Jin Kang gives new life to old forgotten furniture. Using antique raw materials, needles and thread she creates unique one of a kind furniture.

More of Soo Jin Kang’s work and projects can be found on her website

Photos by Ania Wawrzkowicz

Market M*

Seoul based company Market M* manufactures beautifully made minimal wooden furniture and various home goods. One sign of their high quality is the furniture that are put together with wooden nails. And as their slogan says they believe in “natural living, slow life”.

If you are in Seoul around Hongdae area, be sure to check out their store. Upstairs you can find small items from their Wednesday 71 brand to decorate your home or office with and downstairs they have little rooms furnished with their Market & Bistro Furniture line. If you love simple natural design, you will end up wanting to live in this shop.

Market M*
328-27 Seogyo-dong
Mapo-gu, Seoul


Shawn Soh

Beautifully designed furniture by Korean artist Shawn Soh.