After studying interior architect design at Yonsei University, in South Korea, Seoyoung studied at the SDA Bocconi School of Management in Italy. With graduation, she started working in the communication department at Prada in Milan head-office. Then returned to Korea and worked as a strategist for the design consulting company, Continuum. In 2012 she came to Sweden and studied traditional crafts in textile design and weaving at Capellagården, and now she is working with the process of launching the textile brand ’boiida’.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
What's your name?
Where were you born?
Seosan, South Korea
How old are you?
Where do you live?
What do you do?
Your favourite place?
A small mountain in my hometown that I used to climb every morning + Glyptoteket Museum in Copenhagen.
Karel Martens (graphic designer), Louise Bourgeois (artist)
All natural colours.
What inspires you?
First encounter with new cultures and busy cities.
Your vision/business idea?
Creating art work using colour that becomes my own textile collection.
I cannot remember or maybe I want to forget…
I would like to display large scale works not intended for sale.
I am in the process of launching my own textile brand ’boiida’, made by Klässbols.
The Designer of the Month is a series of portraits intended to showcase local talents with links to the Öresund region and also to present an expanded view of design as a concept. The selection is made together with the association DISK (Designers in Skåne) and can be an individual designer, a group, or a manufacturer. The list of design areas is long and includes everything from furniture design, industrial design and architecture to fashion, illustration, the moving image etc.