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1. What’s your story? Where are you from?

Iโ€™m living in Seoul, Korea. Having a job as a kitchen designer, I got closer with furniture category, and then I began to get interested in creating a story of space with furnitures while having a job as a furniture coordinator. But now, I work as a freelance designer and I am preparing a long journey to see more of the world.

๋‹น์‹ ์˜ ์ด์•ผ๊ธฐ๋ฅผ ๋“ค๋ ค์ฃผ์„ธ์š”. ์–ด๋””์„œ ์™”๋‚˜์š”?
์ €๋Š” ํ•œ๊ตญ์—์„œ ํƒœ์–ด๋‚ฌ๊ณ  ํ˜„์žฌ ์„œ์šธ์—์„œ ์‚ด๊ณ  ์žˆ์–ด์š”. ์ฃผ๋ฐฉ ๋””์ž์ด๋„ˆ์˜ ์ง์—…์„ ๊ฐ€์ง€๋ฉด์„œ ๊ฐ€๊ตฌ๋ผ๋Š” ํฐ ๋ฒ”์ฃผ์— ํ•œ ๋ฐœ์ง ๋‹ค๊ฐ€๊ฐ”๊ณ , ๊ทธ๋‹ค์Œ ๊ฐ€๊ตฌ ์ฝ”๋””๋„ค์ดํ„ฐ๋ผ๋Š” ์ง์—…์„ ๊ฐ€์ง€๋ฉด์„œ ๊ฐ€๊ตฌ๋กœ ๊ณต๊ฐ„์˜ ์ด์•ผ๊ธฐ๋ฅผ ๋งŒ๋“œ๋Š” ๊ฒƒ์— ํฅ๋ฏธ๋ฅผ ๋Š๋ผ๊ธฐ ์‹œ์ž‘ํ–ˆ์–ด์š”. ํ˜„์žฌ๋Š” ์ง์—…์„ ๊ฐ€์ง€๊ณ  ์žˆ์ง€ ์•Š์œผ๋ฉฐ ์กฐ๊ธˆ ๋” ๋งŽ์€ ๊ฒƒ์„ ๋ณด๊ธฐ ์œ„ํ•ด ๊ธด ์—ฌํ–‰์„ ์ค€๋น„ํ•˜๊ณ  ์žˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

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2. Tell us about your aesthetic.

I like the process of creating harmonious spaces where each piece of furniture and small props blend together. I especially love the warmth of plants and animals.

๋‹น์‹ ์˜ ๋ฏธํ•™์— ๋Œ€ํ•ด ๋“ค๋ ค์ฃผ์„ธ์š”.
๊ฐ๊ฐ์˜ ๊ฐ€๊ตฌ์™€ ์ž‘์€ ์†Œํ’ˆ๋“ค์ด ์„œ๋กœ ์–ด์šฐ๋Ÿฌ์ง€๋ฉฐ ์กฐํ™”๋กœ์šด ๊ณต๊ฐ„์„ ๋งŒ๋“ค์–ด ๋‚˜๊ฐ€๋Š” ๊ณผ์ •๋“ค์„ ์ข‹์•„ํ•ด์š”. ํŠนํžˆ ์‹๋ฌผ๊ณผ ๋™๋ฌผ์ด ์ฃผ๋Š” ๋”ฐ๋œปํ•จ์„ ์‚ฌ๋ž‘ํ•ด์š”.

3. What is your favourite medium and why?

I like the process of hand drawing because of its unique analog feeling.
But nowadays I’m working a lot with Procreator, an iPad app. Digital work seems to be a good idea to represent a wider variety of colors and textures.

๋‹น์‹ ์ด ๊ฐ€์žฅ ์ข‹์•„ํ•˜๋Š” ์ž‘์—… ํˆด์€ ๋ฌด์—‡์ธ๊ฐ€์š”? ์ด์œ ๋Š”์š”?
ํŠน์œ ์˜ ์•„๋‚ ๋กœ๊ทธ์ ์ธ ๋Š๋‚Œ ๋•Œ๋ฌธ์— ์†์œผ๋กœ ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ๋Š” ๊ณผ์ •์„ ๊ฐ€์žฅ ์ข‹์•„ํ•ด์š”.
๊ทธ๋Ÿฌ๋‚˜ ์š”์ฆ˜์€ ์•„์ดํŒจ๋“œ ์•ฑ์ธ ํ”„๋กœ ํฌ๋ฆฌ์—์ดํ„ฐ๋กœ ๋งŽ์ด ์ž‘์—…ํ•˜๊ณ  ์žˆ์–ด์š”. ๋””์ง€ํ„ธ ์ž‘์—…์€ ์ข€๋” ๋‹ค์–‘ํ•œ ์ปฌ๋Ÿฌ์™€ ์งˆ๊ฐ์„ ๋‚˜ํƒ€๋‚ผ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ์–ด์„œ ์ข‹์€ ๊ฒƒ ๊ฐ™์•„์š”.

4. What is your artistic process like?

I usually paint various items such as furniture, accessories, and plants I want to have. And when I come up with the space I want to express, I think about what items I want to combine and then place them all around in Photoshop. Then, if I feel that the picture is somehow lacking then I fill it up with more items whereas if the picture seems excessive, I subtract some items to make a harmonious picture.

๋‹น์‹ ์˜ ์˜ˆ์ˆ ์  ์ฐฝ์ž‘ ๊ณผ์ •์€ ์–ด๋–ป๊ฒŒ ๋˜๋‚˜์š”?
์ €๋Š” ํ‰์†Œ์— ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ๊ณ  ์‹ถ์€ ๊ฐ€๊ตฌ์™€ ์†Œํ’ˆ, ์‹๋ฌผ ๋“ฑ ์—ฌ๋Ÿฌ ๊ฐ€์ง€ ์•„์ดํ…œ๋“ค์„ ๊ทธ๋ ค์š”. ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ๊ณ  ํ‘œํ˜„ํ•˜๊ณ  ์‹ถ์€ ๊ณต๊ฐ„์ด ๋– ์˜ค๋ฅผ ๋•Œ, ์–ด๋– ํ•œ ์•„์ดํ…œ๋“ค์„ ์กฐํ•ฉํ•˜๋ฉด ์ข‹์„์ง€ ์ƒ๊ฐํ•œ ํ›„ ํฌํ† ์ƒต์œผ๋กœ ๊ทธ๊ฒƒ๋“ค์˜ ์œ„์น˜๋ฅผ ์—ฌ๊ธฐ์ €๊ธฐ ๋ฐฐ์น˜ํ•ด๋ด์š”. ๊ทธ๋‹ค์Œ ๋ถ€์กฑํ•˜๋ฉด ์ฑ„์šฐ๊ณ  ๊ณผํ•˜๋ฉด ๋นผ๋ฉด์„œ ์กฐํ™”๋กœ์šด ๊ทธ๋ฆผ์„ ๋งŒ๋“ค์–ด ๋‚˜๊ฐ€๋Š” ๊ฒŒ ์ €์˜ ๊ณผ์ •์ด์—์š”.

5. Who and/or what inspires your work?

Well, I’m inspired by all the space. If I am inspired by a real space, I create a new space in my imagination, starting from thoughts such as ‘That furniture seems to fit more in another space’, ‘This space would be better if there is a plant’. When I am inspired by a virtual space, I try to actualize the spaces that come to my mind when I’m reading books or listening to music.

์–ด๋–ค ๊ฒƒ๋“ค์ด ๋‹น์‹ ์˜ ์ž‘์—…์— ์˜๊ฐ์„ ์ฃผ๋‚˜์š”?
๋ชจ๋“  ๊ณต๊ฐ„์—์„œ ์˜๊ฐ์„ ๋ฐ›์•„์š”. ํ˜„์‹ค์˜ ๊ณต๊ฐ„์—์„œ ์˜๊ฐ์„ ๋ฐ›๋Š” ๊ฒฝ์šฐ๋Š” ์–ด๋– ํ•œ ๊ณต๊ฐ„์„ ๋ณด๊ณ  โ€˜์—ฌ๊ธฐ์—๋Š” ์ด๋Ÿฐ ๊ฐ€๊ตฌ๊ฐ€ ๋” ์ž˜ ์–ด์šธ๋ฆฌ๊ฒ ๋‹คโ€™ โ€˜์ด ์‹๋ฌผ์ด ์žˆ์œผ๋ฉด ์ž˜ ์–ด์šธ๋ฆฌ๊ฒ ๋‹คโ€™ ๋“ฑ์˜ ์ƒ๊ฐ์œผ๋กœ๋ถ€ํ„ฐ ์ƒˆ๋กœ์šด ๊ณต๊ฐ„์„ ๋งŒ๋“ค๊ธฐ ์‹œ์ž‘ํ•ด์š”. ๊ฐ€์ƒ์˜ ๊ณต๊ฐ„์ธ ๊ฒฝ์šฐ๋Š” ์ฑ…์„ ์ฝ๊ฑฐ๋‚˜ ์Œ์•…์„ ๋“ค์œผ๋ฉฐ ๋– ์˜ค๋ฅด๋Š” ๊ณต๊ฐ„๋“ค์„ ๊ตฌ์ฒดํ™”์‹œ์ผœ๋ณด๊ธฐ๋„ ํ•˜์ฃ .

6. What role does art play in your life? How does it change the way you view the world?

Art allows me to create my own spaces. It can express the spaces that were only imaginable in my mind. Previously, I just admired when I went to any space. But now I think of what elements have created this space and this atmosphere.

์˜ˆ์ˆ ์€ ๋‹น์‹ ์˜ ์‚ถ์—์„œ ์–ด๋–ค ์—ญํ• ์„ ํ•˜๋‚˜์š”? ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ๊ณ  ๋‹น์‹ ์ด ์„ธ์ƒ์„ ๋ณด๋Š” ๊ด€์ ์— ์–ด๋–ค ๋ณ€ํ™”๋ฅผ ์ฃผ๋‚˜์š”?
์˜ˆ์ˆ ์€ ์ €๋งŒ์˜ ๊ณต๊ฐ„๋“ค์„ ๋งŒ๋“ค ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๊ฒŒ ํ•ด์ค˜์š”. ๋จธ๋ฆฟ์†์˜ ์ƒ์ƒ์œผ๋กœ๋งŒ ์žˆ๋˜ ๊ณต๊ฐ„๋“ค์„ ํ‘œํ˜„ํ•ด์ฃผ์ฃ . ์ „์—๋Š” ์–ด๋– ํ•œ ๊ณต๊ฐ„์— ๊ฐ€๋ฉด ๋งˆ๋ƒฅ ๊ฐํƒ„๋งŒ ํ–ˆ์—ˆ๋‹ค๋ฉด ์ง€๊ธˆ์€ ์–ด๋– ํ•œ ์š”์†Œ๋“ค์ด ์ด ๊ณต๊ฐ„, ์ด ๋ถ„์œ„๊ธฐ๋ฅผ ๋งŒ๋“ค์–ด๋ƒˆ์„๊นŒ ์ƒ๊ฐํ•˜๋ฉฐ ๊ด€์ฐฐํ•˜๊ฒŒ ๋˜์—ˆ์–ด์š”.

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7. Where did you study?

I studied industrial design at Hanyang University,Korea.

์–ด๋””์„œ ๊ณต๋ถ€ํ–ˆ๋‚˜์š”?
์ €๋Š” ํ•œ์–‘๋Œ€ํ•™๊ต์—์„œ ์‚ฐ์—…๋””์ž์ธ ๊ณต๋ถ€๋ฅผ ํ–ˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

8. Where do you see yourself in five years?

Maybe I’m working as a freelance furniture stylist making my drawings come true.

5๋…„ ํ›„์— ๋‹น์‹ ์€ ์–ด๋–ค ๋ชจ์Šต์ผ๊ฑฐ๋ผ ์ƒ๊ฐํ•˜๋‚˜์š”? ์—์ด์ „์‹œ์—์„œ ์ผํ•˜๊ณ  ์žˆ์„๊นŒ์š”?
์ €์˜ ๊ทธ๋ฆผ๋“ค์„ ์‹คํ˜„์‹œํ‚ฌ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ํ”„๋ฆฌ๋žœ์„œ ๊ฐ€๊ตฌ ์Šคํƒ€์ผ๋ฆฌ์ŠคํŠธ๋กœ ์ผํ•˜๊ณ  ์žˆ์ง€ ์•Š์„๊นŒ์š”?

9. What about in ten?

I want to travel around the world and meet a lot of people and make space for them.

10๋…„ ํ›„์—๋Š”์š”?
์—ฌ๋Ÿฌ ๋‚˜๋ผ๋ฅผ ์—ฌํ–‰ํ•ด๋ณด๊ณ  ๋งŽ์€ ์‚ฌ๋žŒ๋“ค์„ ๋งŒ๋‚˜๋ฉด์„œ ๊ทธ๋“ค์ด ์›ํ•˜๋Š” ๊ณต๊ฐ„์„ ๋งŒ๋“ค์–ด ์ฃผ๊ณ  ์‹ถ์–ด์š”.

10. What do you hope to achieve with your art?

I want to make a space where many people can be happy. It is not a place to actually stay, but I hope that people can feel cozy and warmth when their eyes are “staying” in my paintings.

๋‹น์‹ ์˜ ์˜ˆ์ˆ ๋กœ ๋ฌด์—‡์„ ์„ฑ์ทจํ•˜๊ณ  ์‹ถ์€๊ฐ€์š”?
๋งŽ์€ ์‚ฌ๋žŒ๋“ค์ด ํ–‰๋ณตํ•  ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ๊ณต๊ฐ„์„ ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ๊ณ  ์‹ถ์–ด์š”. ์‹ค์ œ๋กœ ๋จธ๋ฌด๋ฅผ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ๊ณต๊ฐ„์€ ์•„๋‹ˆ์ง€๋งŒ ์‚ฌ๋žŒ๋“ค์˜ ์‹œ์„ ์ด ์ œ ๊ทธ๋ฆผ์— ๋จธ๋ฌด๋ฅผ ๋•Œ ํฌ๊ทผํ•จ๊ณผ ๋”ฐ๋œปํ•จ์„ ๋Š๋‚„ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ๊ณต๊ฐ„์ด ๋˜๋ฉด ์ข‹๊ฒ ์–ด์š”.

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11. Now, tell us a little more about you as a person: what is your favourite food?

Sushi! Hamburger! Ice cream! ๐Ÿ˜€

์ž, ์šฐ๋ฆฌ์—๊ฒŒ ๋‹น์‹ ์˜ ์ธ๊ฐ„์ ์ธ ๋ถ€๋ถ„์„ ์กฐ๊ธˆ ๋“ค๋ ค์ฃผ์„ธ์š”. ๋‹น์‹ ์ด ์ œ์ผ ์ข‹์•„ํ•˜๋Š” ์Œ์‹์€ ๋ฌด์—‡์ธ๊ฐ€์š”?
์Šค์‹œ! ํ–„๋ฒ„๊ฑฐ! ์•„์ด์Šคํฌ๋ฆผ!

12. Favourite book?

Alice in Wonderland of Lewis Carroll. It is a book that makes me think and imagine a lot.

์ œ์ผ ์ข‹์•„ํ•˜๋Š” ์ฑ…์€์š”?
๋ฃจ์ด์Šค ์บ๋Ÿด์˜ ์ด์ƒํ•œ ๋‚˜๋ผ์˜ ์•จ๋ฆฌ์Šค
๋งŽ์€ ์ƒ๊ฐ๊ณผ ์ƒ์ƒ์„ ํ•˜๊ฒŒ ๋งŒ๋“ค์–ด์ฃผ๋Š” ์ฑ…์ด์—์š”.

13. Favourite genre of music?

I like all kinds of music, but I like acoustic pop that makes my mind so comfortable these days.

์ œ์ผ ์ข‹์•„ํ•˜๋Š” ์Œ์•…์žฅ๋ฅด๋Š”?
์Œ์•…์€ ๋‹ค ์ข‹์ง€๋งŒ ์š”์ฆ˜์—๋Š” ๋งˆ์Œ์ด ํŽธ์•ˆํ•ด์ง€๋Š” ์–ด์ฟ ์Šคํ‹ฑ ํŒ ์žฅ๋ฅด์˜ ๋…ธ๋ž˜๋ฅผ ์ข‹์•„ํ•ด์š”.

14. What are your hobbies?

Photography, making small props.

์ทจ๋ฏธ๋Š” ๋ฌด์—‡์ด์—์š”?
์‚ฌ์ง„์ฐ๊ธฐ, ์ž‘์€ ์†Œํ’ˆ๋“ค ๋งŒ๋“ค๊ธฐ.

15. If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?

Maybe I run a small shop which is art related. ๐Ÿ™‚

๋งŒ์•ฝ ๋‹น์‹ ์ด ์•„ํ‹ฐ์ŠคํŠธ๊ฐ€ ์•„๋‹ˆ์—ˆ๋‹ค๋ฉด ์–ด๋–ค ์ผ์„ ํ–ˆ์„๊นŒ์š”?
์•„๋งˆ ์ž‘์€ ์†Œํ’ˆ๊ฐ€๊ฒŒ๋ฅผ ์šด์˜ํ•˜์ง€ ์•Š์•˜์„๊นŒ ์‹ถ์–ด์š” ๐Ÿ™‚

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