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_________CV: Visual Communication Designer
 
 
ICONOGRAPHY
(2011) Expanding Iconography in Digital Age
(2011) Expanding Iconography > As a 'Barcode'
(2011) Expanding Iconography > Library Classifications
(2011) Expanding Iconography > As a Language
(2010) Expanding Iconography > Syntax
(2007) ISOTYPE Created in a Limited Line Frame
(2007) Typeface Created in a Limited Line Frame
 
NARRATIVE ARCHITECTURE
(2011) Course: Envisioning Information
(2010) July 4th 1999, Bloomington IN USA
(2009) What time is it now?
(2009) He wants to be friends with her
(2009) More Beautiful Moments and Memories
(2006) Menus with Intuitive Ideas for Right Flatware
 
RESEARCH
(2009) Following History of the Chinese Language
(2009) Mysteries of the Alphabet
(2008) A Look at the Sun in Various Scripts
(2006) Trend Stream 2007: Will
(2005) Trend Stream 2006: Simplicity
(2004) Seal Engraving
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INTERACTIVE BOOKS
(2010) I am not only located in space and in time
(2009) A Story Composed with Only /Shi/
(2008) Knitting Book
(2008) The Formation Rules of the Chinese Character
 
EXHIBITION DESIGN
(2009) Korean Pavilion of Heimtextil Frankfurt 2009
(2008) Korean Pavilion of Heimtextil Frankfurt 2008
 
GRAPHIC DESIGN
(2008) Amulets
(2008) Amulets on New Year's Letter Paper
(2008) Train in the Phoenix Island Resort in Jeju Island
(2004) Hitchcock comes to Korea
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CORPORATE IDENTITY AND EVENT IDENTITY
(2007) A Coffee House_Take a Break
(2007) SPM Talos
(2006) Seoul Toto Kid's Dental Clinic
(2006) The Korean People Artist Federation
(2006) On Game, No Game
(2006) Ewha Institute for Biomedical Law & Ethics
(2006) Ecosil
(2006) Record
(2005) Alquimste in Firstview
(2004) Mindtrip in Firstview
 
 
Amulets_ Amulet that Brings Prosperity
New Year's Letter Paper + T-shirt, 8.2”x11.7”, etc., Silk Screen
 
An amulet is a religious code for communicating with a god praying for finding a peace of mind and a wish to come true. It is typically composed of enigmatic lines and circles, seemingly hard for ordinary people to decipher, but it has its own forms and rules. Characters and signs with various meanings that are commingled and then built up as a new whole entity are close to the nature of iconic signs. Amulets, which have thousand years of history, are one of the most substantial iconic signs communicating with a god through the language of the transcendental.   It requires intuitive cognition.I read the meanings of the codes hidden in such amulets and then combine the codes of the amulets and other matched codes discovered in various scripts, thus reaching the point of creating my own amulets of iconic codes. This gave me a chance to identify the features of graphic languages as codes from different cultures and experiment with the possibility of these codes being capitalized on as a universal graphic language.