As the first exhibition of design work to held this year at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park, the park is holding the “10 Colors, 10 Designers of Seoul” exhibition featuring 10 colorful dreams of design by 10 designers. Dongdaemun History & Culture Park opened to the public on October. 27 last year to serve as a venue for history-, culture- and design-related events.
Those who visit the “10 Colors, 10 Designers of Seoul” exhibition will be presented with design works full of the kind of imagination and visionary aesthetic that was shown by the designer of Dongdaemun History & Culture Park – the British architect Zaha Hadid. Hence, organizers hope that this exhibition will convince visitors to consider the facilities at Dongdaemun as a part of their daily lives.
What are the 10 colors of Seoul?
Seoul City identified 10 colors that best represented the identity of Seoul as part of its efforts to increase its brand value and unique attractiveness.
|Designer||Color of Seoul||Symbol|
|Kang, Hye Sook||Kkotdam Red Brown||The color of the land that represents fertility.|
|Kim, Young Jin||Sambae Light Ivory||The color that represents antiquity.|
|Bae, Sae Hwa||Gogung Brow|| The basic color of traditional
Korean royal palaces.
|Kim, Ho Joon
|Seoul Sky Blue|| The color that represents
the cleanliness of Seoul.
|Lee, Kwang Ho||Eunhaeng Yellow||The color of vigor.|
|Lee, Esther||Dancheong Red|| The color of prestige that symbolizes
Korea’s traditional royal palaces.
|Lee, Jang Seop||Giwa Dark Gray|| The color that symbolizes the elegance of
|Jang, Hyeong Sun||Doldam Gray||The basic color of buildings.|
|Cho, Won Seok +
Park, Jae Eun
|Namsan Green||The color of tranquility.|
|Han, Jeong Lim||Hangang Silver White||The color that represents hope.|