SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The
Seoul Design Foundation will participate in ‘Maison & Objet’,
scheduled to be held in the Parc des Expositions Paris-Nord Villepinte
from 8th to 12th September 2017.
Maison&Objet “DDP STORE” run by the Seoul Design
Foundation will introduce products such as interior accessories, gift
commodities, fashion objet, living wares inspired by Dongdaemun
Design Plaza (DDP), the homegrown marketplace of Seoul design and
creative industry in Korea.
As the biggest three-dimensional asymmetric structure in the world, DDP
was founded for ‘the advanced base for creative industry’ to lead
Seoul’s future growth. The Plaza, designed by the World-class Architect
Zaha Hadid, is the space for informing creative industries, training
future talents and open job creation to be created with citizens,
pursuing innovative ideas, various talents and better lives under the
slogan of ‘DDP dreaming, creating and enjoying.’
STORE produces, develops and sells excellent design and craft
products reflecting the identity of DDP. The design products inspired by
DDP, and products leading lifestyles will offer the opportunity to
experience the advanced trend by purchasing them. ‘Maison & Objet 2017’
is scheduled to introduce selected designers, artisans and small giants
to introduce high-quality products leading the trend.
‘Seoul Design Party’ will be held from 4:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m on September
11, 2017, at Exhibition Room 7, ‘Paris-Nord Villepinte,’ in DDP
STORE. The event is for anyone willing to experience the Design of
Seoul and interact with Seoul designers over finger food & beverage.
Those who have a great deal of interest in Seoul design trend and design
policies could have a very meaningful time there.
Design Foundation has made the accomplishments of counseling and
contracts exceeding KRW 5 billion since its participation in 2010, which
proves keen attention to the foundation from many buyers. The foundation
has established trust with its constant participation, and received
honorary compliments by providing management know-how to help designers
grow fruitful talents and products preferred by buyers in strategic
The main objective of “DDP
STORE” is to play the key role in developing, distributing and
marketing products as well as supporting growth of small and
medium-sized companies and designers suffering from difficulties in
entering markets despite good idea and competency.