studio word is a design studio established by kyuhyung cho and jungyou choi in 2018. kyuhyung cho is a graduate of konstfack, who majored in storytelling, and jungyou choi is a graduate of design academy eindhoven, majored in man and wellbeing, and of ecal, majored in luxury and craftsmanship. studio word is based in seoul and europe, active in the design fields of graphic, product, furniture and space.
they are striving to coin a creative and useful language of design based on their close observation and discovery of their surroundings and objets, their comprehensive understanding of tradition and modernity, as well as their work ethic of maintaining fresh perspectives and genuineness. they have collaborated with menu, iittala, hermes petit h, reuge, mete, naknak, dims, yeol, among others.


waltz, product, 2020

waltz is a freely drawn pattern of dynamic lines. the unique rhythm and soft melody of the waltz are drawn as...+


sculpture eyewear, product, 2019

thanks to 3d printing technology, you can easily print all shapes of glasses at each attempt, and you ...+


loose grid, installation, 2019
grid is a guideline in the form of crisscrossed parallel bars  which is used when composing a plane. it is a tool of...+


balloon lamp, product, 2019

balloon can be a lamp that can bring life to the space with its bold, playful yet well defined silhouette. It has a new ...+

nubi tray, product, 2019

nubi Tray is born from the reinterpretation of the formative language of nubi and traditional ...+


maison galleria furnitures, product, 2019

maison galleria is a vip lounge built outside of the department store providing a special ...+

corners shelf, product, 2015

when we write on paper, we start from the upper left corner. it allows us to structure our words and gives us ...+


black pot, product, 2018

observing the work of the master, we were able to glance into our forefather’s wisdom rooted in the creation of ...+

wire number, product, 2014
wire number is a numeral system for outdoor and indoor entrances. inspired by the beauty of customized door ...+

two-way string backpack, product, 2018
this two-way string backpack was designed for mosca’s 2018 fall winter presentation point • point ...+


moss lamp, product, 2019

moss lamp was inspired by the long stem of the moss and the shade of the moss mushroom. As the shape of ...+


companions, product, 2015

there is a beautiful theory of love in the work of jungyou choi. we often wonder what true love is; this artist  ...+ 


a piece of mind, graphic, 2014

a limited edition print by kyuhyung cho. inspired by dal hangari, a traditional korean white porcelain ...+



lowhill table, product, 2019
long ago, mankind used natural objects like naturally created stones as chairs and tables. although nature ...+


color of hoian, product, 2016

in the street of old town in hoi an, vietnam, lines of electronic poles make different landscapes of shadow ...+

ten symbols for a comfortable life, product, 2019
the desire for a healthy and long life, wisdom, goodwill, peace, nature as is and ideal world. the traditional paintings of ten longevity symbols


tulip candleholder, product, 2015

tulip candleholder combine vintage and modern forms. tulip’s soft forms conform to the gentle flame of the ...+


geurim font, graphic, 2016




word table light, product, 2019

word table light has been inspired by the texture and structure of columns from ancient greek architecture...+


family cutlery, product, 2019
purposefully designed not to match; instead, the distinct pieces are an ode to the differences among the ...+

balloon chair, product, 2019
in modern society, the conversation between people is mainly done in digital and the words come and go ...+



openness musicbox, product, 2015

opening a door to music to discover a beauty.music boxes are often closed and the movement inside is not easily ...+


room collection, product, 2014
when it comes to furniture, people are used to placing a object within a square space. while it is common ...+



hanji flower hand fan, product, 2019

the famous handmade color hanji of shinpoong was used by hand fan artisans of namwon region to make...+

newonggi, product, 2014

the goal of the project was to create a collection of tableware by using the mixture of two different...+


colors of egg, product, 2016
this project is an ongoing research of finding beauty in a natural material which we throw away unconsciously ...+



fade collection, product, 2014

fade is a collection of vessels and furniture for the bathroom consisting of 13 pieces all derived from the ...+



banyantree swimming pool, space, 2017



beam shelf, product, 2014

beam is a simple metal shelf with a hidden space. a wooden beam slotted across its length adds another ...+



hemp vase, product, 2012

from museum to home collection. a series of the hemp vases are made from machined hemp, a traditional ...+



mitini, space, 2013
mitini is a soulmate in nepali. worked for 3 months as an art director of the social enterprise activation center ...+


plateau bench, product, 2014
at the start of the project we were looking at ways to create a bench for ourselves but what would happen ...+



habit & reflection, product, 2013
it is natural to get attracted by what is being familiar with and natural to touch one’s mind when you are away ...+



making everyday, exhibition, 2018
the ‘in common ownership’ designs for the products have been developed over the past year and combine ideas and skills drawn from ...+

stranger, graphic, 2009
most people have at least one brand’s symbol that they are a fan of, like apple computer or penguin books ...+


festa, space, 2016


hangul sculpture, product, 2010


breezm 2nd flagship store, space, 2019
breezm assesses the client’s face with 3d scanner and measures the distance between the pupils, the width ...+

maison galleria, space+furniture+bi, 2019
maison galleria is a vip lounge built outside of the department store providing a special space which ...+

floor bench, product, 2019

velvet is not used in korean traditional furniture or space, but for this project, we have studied its new structure ...+

umbrella handle, product, 2016
a gentle humor. the collection of home accessories designed with discarded handles of hermès’ umbrella ...+


inbetween shelf, product, 2018

there are two types of small shelf made of steel. Small circles are placed perpendicular to a fully circular ...+

dooot hanger, product+space, 2018
a line was defined as a trail of the moving point. the point goes straight and turns into a cylinder, the point ...+

poke stool, product, 2013
poke stool is the first furniture piece created by a typography designer, kyuhyung cho. the inspiration ...+


teema tiimi tableware, product, 2015

true to kaj franck’s timeless philosophy of simplicity and functionality, teema tiimi collection is inspired by the ...+


agi open seoul, graphic, 2016



pictograph font, graphic, 2011

abc pictograph fonts_in the history of letters there have been many ancient forms of pictorial symbols that ...+




alip, space, 2018



horizon, product, 2016

astronomy and telling the time, in particular as related to celestial mechanics. this is an instrument ...+


onggiscape, product, 2012
the onggiscape is a collection of tablewares. the studies of materials and techniques to make onggi in ...+


sine collection, product, 2014

sine collection is a hanger system for clothing and accessories inspired by the regular tempo of sine wave ...+


coffee maker, product, 2015
coffee dripper pot designed with a handle of m’passion copper sugar saucepan from mauviel’s original ...+

cloud workshop, graphic, 2010
the cloud workshop was set up in the blåsut t-bana station in stockholm. passengers participated in making ...+



tea balance, product, 2017

tea balance was inspired by the scales we used at a pharmacy in the joseon dynasty. i focused on the efficacy of tea in tea ...+



ploi-yongsan, space, 2017