a bedroom in the hanok (Korean traditional house) hotel Chiwoonjung (한옥 취운정)

a bedroom in the hanok (Korean traditional house) hotel Chiwoonjung (한옥 취운정)

Traditional Korean furniture embraces lifestyles

Traditional Korean furniture is low-lying and humble when it stands alone. But when placed with other objects in a “hanok” (traditional Korean house), it shines with architectural, aesthetic, functional and effective qualities.

Korea furniture museum: modeled after a traditional Korean mansion. Natural understated elegance and beauty which is the quintessential Korean aesthetic. Beauty is found in the exquisite details and overall harmony and balance. This is a style that is very difficult to emulate today and very different from western aesthetics where grandeur is defined by opulence.

Despite its unassuming title, the Korea Furniture Museum is surprisingly stunning and notoriously exclusive

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