Italian design pursues sustainability

The Korea Times | Jul 26, 2021 at 6:26 AM
  • The Embassy of Italy in Korea worked with the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian Trade Agency to organize the two-day event.
  • In the second webinar, the members of Keener, a community of young Korean designers and architects who studied in Italy, shared their experiences of bringing together Italian and Korean know-how and style.
  • Italy is Korea’s third-largest supplier of furniture and from the beginning of 2020 to the first half of 2021, Korean imports of Italian furniture grew by almost 50 percent, which is a notable jump from the 0.63 percent growth rate from the previous year, considering the slowdown in international trade due to the pandemic.