Park Hyatt Seoul
While there isn't a cloak of glamour surrounding it like its sister venue in Tokyo (the backdrop to Sofia Coppola's film "Lost in Translation"), Park Hyatt Seoul balances design and luxury in a respectful, low-key manner. From its modest height at...
Pineapple Magazine
To elevate their home-rental business to another platform, today Airbnb introduced their first print publication, playfully entitled Pineapple. With contributions from conventional writers and hosts, the glossy magazine aims to take on the traditional...
Charged: Troika
Founded by three friends upon graduating from London’s Royal College of Art in 2003, Troika is a collective and Cool Hunting favorite whose work continues to forge new ground in art. Installing site-specific projects everywhere from Mexico City...
DJ Spooky: Seoul Counterpoint
When we last checked in with Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky, he was finishing up his year-long residency at NYC's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Seems like he hasn't taken a break since: Miller was then the 2014 artist-in-residence at Seoul Institute...
On a recent trip to Seoul, CH had the chance to check out the degree show at Hongik University, a school that has one of the strongest fine arts and design programs in South Korea. One of the projects that attracted a fair amount of attention was...
Ryan McGinness: New Shows and Books
The NYC-based artist Ryan McGinness, known for his graphic-inspired art, is a super busy guy. He has every day scheduled until mid-2010 — just thinking about his numerous upcoming shows and books, all due out by year's end, leaves us...
For the past eight years Seoul-based design studio Millimeter/Milligram (Mmmg) has been making stationery and accessories that get attention for their fresh color combos and pop art design. Their Capsule Letters were the first of their products to...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: R-16
With hundreds of the best b-boys and b-girls representing 16 crews from 14 different countries, R-16, Seoul's second annual international breakdancing championship, is an unparalleled event. Episode 88 packs the two days of competitions into a kinetic...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Seoul, South Korea
Shot over the course of five days, in mostly the central, "old town" of Seoul, episode 87 is a tour of the streets and sights of the city. We visit an outdoor market called Nam Dae Mun, watch the changing of the guards ritual at Deoyksung Palace...