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[DESIGN KOREA 2021] Design-driven Innovation: Carbon Zero July 28, 2021

[To be held in Seoul in October through a hybrid online/offline format]

DESIGN KOREA, a leading design exhibition/convention event in Korea, will be held in Seoul from October 6-10. Under the theme of Design-driven Innovation: Carbon Zero, we will focus on environmental issues that have become important worldwide. Various exhibitions and seminars/talks on how design can contribute to achieving carbon neutrality will be held. Networking and business match-up events where companies, start-ups, and designers can interact with each other are also planned. In addition, there will be a job fair to help young designers find work.

Arranged in a way that combines online and offline events, DESIGN KOREA 2021 will provide an opportunity for design communities in Korea and around the world to gather together.

DESIGN KOREA 2021 Overview / Details

Dates: October 6 (Wed.) - Oct. 10 (Sun.), 2021

Location: Seoul Yangjae aT Center (

Format: Online & Offline

PR Partners: Dezeen ( and DESIGN PRESS (

Official Website:

Guide to Visiting & Applying for Participation

1. Visiting

● Online: Anyone can visit the DESIGN KOREA 2021 website ( at any time to view all of the related content without a separate application process. During the event period (October 6 to 10), different programs and exhibitions will be viewable in real time on the website. More information and updates on each program/exhibition will be provided soon, and a few of these will require prior registration (e.g., DESIGN KOREA 2021 CONFERENCE).

Offline: Ticket reservations are now open!

     Reservations can be made at the following link, and the payment will be accepted on-site in October.


2. Applying for participation

● For design companies interested in participating in the exhibition

   - Please refer to the information on the DESIGN KOREA website link below and click the button at the end of the page to complete the application form.

   - You can also directly access the application form below:

● For 1) Buyers and distributors looking for outstanding products, 2) Companies/designers looking for Korean companies to work with, 3) Companies interested in hiring Korean young designers

   - E-mail applications and inquiries are accepted.



3. Contact Information

For any further inquiries, please get in touch with us through one of the following email addresses:

Stay tuned for updates on different programs of DESIGN KOREA 2021!

In the following weeks, more details will be provided for programs prepared as part of DESIGN KOREA this year.

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