Seoul Design Festival 2023 returns for another year in Seoul, Korea. This festival is a design-specialized exhibition based on contents accumulated by DESIGN magazine since 1976 and networks of domestic and foreign design industry. The first Seoul Design Festival was held in 2002. Seoul Design Festival is designed to enhance design competitiveness of domestic and foreign brands by showing design trends along with corporate brands with the motto “Designer Promotion.” Also, it has been grown into a place of exchange to support domestic designers’ expansion to the world and introduce world designers to the domestic market.
Through Seoul design festival, a total of 2,674 brands have successfully promoted their own brands and over 5,615 designers were discovered and introduced. Seoul Design Festival has grown into a festival as a stepping stone for Korean designers toward the world and a gate for world’s designers toward the Korean market.
- Design Brand: Seoul Design Festival exhibits best brands that are leading each field with design keywords. Various creative exhibitors are participated including design and craft brands, projects, professional companies, domestic and foreign educational institutions and media.
- Younger Designer Promotion: Supporting designer promotion aimed at B2B and B2C for designers of various genres. Providing design, distribution, promotion, and promotion support, a platform for designers to advance to the global stage.
- Illustrator: Exhibition of illustrators selected by Seoul Design Festival. Each illustrator who pursues a unique concept will participate and present various works.
- Design Spot Seoul: The center of style and change. Meet six spots in Seoul selected by Heypop, a pop-up curation platform.