Not just a pretty face

Non-Summit veteran Alberto Mondi balances work, celebrity and life in Korea

A Midsummer’s Improvisation

Director Jang Kun-jae spins together two stories into a single, sweet film

ERIC MCLEE: Redefining the Korean Late-Night-Scape

Throw away all your preconceptions of the “Korean dream”, whatever that may be.  And if you hadn’t thought of it before, allow this young man to paint you a picture and illuminate the possibilities in this land of the morning calm. Eric…

Keeping the classics alive

Institute for the Translation of Korean Classics Director Lee Myung-hak strives to make Korea’s classical canon both accessible and relevant

Drawing a nation

‘Sketches of Korea’ creators Benjamin Joinau and Elodie Dornand de Rouville bring an unpolished Korea to the world

One Crazy chef

Celebrity chef Choi Hyun-seok gets a nation cooking

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