3D exhibition featuring a 600-year-old design history of Seoul and state-of-the-art technology
The Seoul Design Assets Exhibition is being held from Jan. 8 to March 7 at the Seoul Museum of Art with the aim of increasing the identity and superiority of design in Seoul. The exhibition will showcase 51 properties with excellent design work in Seoul in the wake of the city’s designation as the 2010 World Design Capital. Visitors can experience the 600-year-old history of design in Seoul and its future.
The exhibition consists of five areas, categorized by features of each asset on display, and two zones named Prologue and Epilogue. At each exhibition hall, visitors can see, touch and experience the design articles using cutting-edge technology.
By infusing Seoul’s design history with modern technology, the exhibition allows visitors to vividly experience design assets in Seoul in the past, current and future.
Meanwhile, Seoul City plans to host a number of events as part of Seoul’s designation as the 2010 World Design Capital. The events include the ‘WDC World Design Cities Summit (Feb. 23-24), the Children’s Camp on Design Creativity (May) and the Seoul Design Fair (Sept. 27-Oct. 7, Jamsil Sports Complex).
Seoul Design Assets Exhibition
|Names of exhibition halls||Major design assets on display|
: Hi Seoul
|Zone 1||Design assets|
: Seoul in harmony
|Zone 2||Images of life|
: Seoul life
|Zone 3||Changing space|
: Character of Seoul
|Zone 4||Assets for the future|
: Seoul assets
: Design Seoul
|Epilogue||Hangang and sky|
: People in Seoul
|Traditional structure||Gyeongbokgung, Changdeokgung, Deoksugung, Gyeonghuigung, Huwon, Seoul Seonggwak, Sungnyemun, Heunginjimun, Bukchon Hanok Village|
|Modern structure||Hangang, Cheonggyecheon, Seonyudo Park, Dongnimmun, Tapgol Park, Former Seoul Railway Station, Myeongdong Catholic Cathedral, 1988 Seoul Olympic Main Stadium, 2002 Seoul World Cup Stadium, Peace Gate, Olympic Park, World Cup Park|
|Street||Gwanghwamun, Plaza, Insa-dong, Myeong-dong, Itaewon, Daehangno, Hongdae Street|
|Craft, cloth||Hanyang wooden furniture, Royal and Ordinary Wrapping Cloth, Hwalot, Court Cuisine, Embroidered Patches in Officials’ Uniform|
|Painting||Suseon Jeondo, Donggwoldo, Gyeomjae’s Paintings on Hanyang, Hanyang Minhwa Jeongjo Daewang Wonhaeng Banchado, Hunminjeongeum (The Korean Script)|
|Icons of Seoul||N Seoul Tower, Haechi, fine tree, ginkgo tree, tiger|
|Content||Jongmyo Royal Shrine and Ritual Ceremony, Sajikdan (State Altar), Seoul Arts Center, National Museum of Korea, Change of Guards (Sumunjang), Seoul Seolhwa, Bosingak (Belfry), Smoke-signal Station on Namsan|