Hoseob Yoon, a South Korean graphic artist who has devoted his career and his life to protecting the environment in art and design demonstrations, exhibits, lectures and one-on-one visits with students and members of the community.
He is a graduate of the Seoul National University College of Fine Art. worked as an Art Director for Oricom and as a Creative Director for Daewoo in Seoul.
From 1982 to 2008 he was a professor in the Department of Visual Communication Design, Dean of the College of Design from1994~1995 and since 2008 has been an honor professor at Kookmin University.
Among other accomplishments, he served as a board member of the 1988 Seoul Olympics Design Committee, and was the designer of the official poster and emblem of the 17th World Scout Jamboree (1991). He has exhibited in Korea, Japan, Thailand, and USA.
The Fourth Distinguished Visiting Practitioner of the International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life of Brandeis University in 2010.
Guest speaker at Beijing ICOGRDA Congress in 2009, 2nd Shanghai Asian Graphic Design Viennale in 2012. and AGI Congress 2016 Seoul.
Samyang-ro, 173 Na-gil, Kangbuk-ku, Seoul Korea 01002
Yoon Ho-seob is a legendary designer in Korea. For years, he has been leading an immense battle for environmental awareness that has consumed his life. He has pioneered the concept of Green Design in South Korea and to this day is a champion for thinking about design and its potential positive effects on both the world and the environment as we know it today. He is a very cherished designer and icon here in Korea and we are thrilled to recommend him for the AGI. We feel he would be a most appropriate and wonderful member of this great organisation. We highly recommend Yoon Ho-seob in all possible ways.