Posts Tagged ‘ korea ’

bojagi bash!

June 20, 2011

i got really obsessed with bojagi recently and was thrilled to read that the museum of craft and folk art was having an entire show of contemporary bojagi!  just to recap, bojagi is a traditional wrapping cloth from korea, originally made from scraps of old fabric pieced together to create a sort of quilt-like...
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bojagi

October 16, 2010

bojagi!!! what a fantastic word for a fantastic object! in typical quilt-like fashion, bojagi were made from leftover scraps of fabric or old clothes, but instead of providing warmth, they were used by the average korean to wrap and carry other objects. when used as a food covering, the backside was lined with oiled...
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food nation

August 15, 2010

YUM!!! delicious-looking flags made for the sydney international food festival last year. they must have left out the american flag made out of jello, spam, and ambrosia for aesthetic reasons. thanks eat me daily!
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pink & blue

March 21, 2010

these mindboggling photos are part of The Pink and Blue Project by korean photographer, jeongmee yoon. she photographs children in their bedrooms surrounded by every single blue (for boys) or pink (for girls) item that they own. the project stemmed from her daughter’s obsession with all things pink, which is apparently common all over...
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