Safekeeping the past

As director of Seoul’s Lock Museum, Choi Hong-kyu breathes life into Ihwa-dong

Giving Back

CEO Min Jung-gi of hit cosmetics company Sidmool earns the public’s trust

Strands of dedication

Silver inlay master Hong Jeong-sil always keeps things in perspective

Cleanliness is godliness

Entrepreneurs Jung Myong-jin and Sangmin Lee set out to change the world with bars of soap

An Endangered Craft Thrives

[box_light]An Endangered Craft Thrives Park Sang-bum of Bulgwang Blacksmith keeps traditional metalworking alive through quality[/box_light]   Written and photographed by Robert Koehler You’d think with machine-made tools available…

A Funny Story

[box_light]A Funny Story Comedian Sam Hammington Gets Serious [/box_light] Written by Felix Im Photographed by Chae Giwon Sam Hammington had no idea that a career in comedy would one day lead him to serving in the Korean military. “We…

Opening the Door to an Undiscovered World

[box_light] Opening the Door to an Undiscovered World ‘100 Thimbles in a Box’ authors Debbi Kent and Joan Suwalsky introduce readers to the charms of Korean handicrafts [/box_light]  Written by Robert Koehler For American writers Debbi…


[box_light]THE ART OF ROBOTICS KINETIC ARTIST CHOE U-RAM BRINGS FANTASIES TO LIFE[/box_light] Written by Kim Hansol Visitors to the new National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) in Seoul will stand, momentarily suspended…

The Monster Inside ‘ Hwayi’ director Jang Joon-hwan examines

[box_light] The Monster Inside ‘ Hwayi’ director Jang Joon-hwan examines the human condition in big screen return [/box_light] Written by Robert Koehler “I’m a slow person. I’m not somebody who moves quickly when he does something.…