YiEUM Partners

YiEUM Partners

YiEUM Partners, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary design firm based in Seoul, South Korea. Our projects include everything from logo design, total identity design, total environmental design, to experiential place branding and place-making.

Jangwon Ahn

Jangwon Ahn is a chair of the SEGD Seoul Chapter.

Jangwon Ahn is the founder and CEO of YiEUM Partners, Inc., a nationally recognized top environmental design and wayfinding firm in Korea. Since its founding, YiEUM Partners, Inc. has been commissioned to work on various major projects throughout the country.

Jangwon Ahn
YIEUM Partners
Seoul, South Korea

2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris Winner, Skyline Wayfinding

2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris Winner, Skyline Wayfinding (image: sign mounted on top corner of building)

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South Korean design firm YiEUM Partners and the Seoul Metropolitan Government worked together to design and develop the 2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris and Merit Award-winning project "Skyline Wayfinding," a much-needed wayfinding system that transformed navigation in the maze-like Geumho-dong neighborhood.

Skyline Wayfinding

Merit Award 2019
Sylvia Harris Award 2019
Skyline Wayfinding

Geumho-dong in Seoul is a neighborhood which was built with housing as a top priority—to its detriment. Over 90 percent of the homes built in this neighborhood have no parking spots, or even streets appropriate for vehicular traffic.

Yulha Art Lounge

Honor Award 2019
Yulha Art Lounge

There are a number of reasons why some public spaces get left behind in the midst of development and progress, like: illegal dumping, restrictive access, severe restrictions on zoning, lack of funding, lack of interest, etc. The project location had all of these challenges—and more.

Hankook Tire Technodome

Finalist 2018
Hankook Tire Technodome

To continue their drive to become the top tire brand in the world, Hankook Tire recently finished construction on the first high-tech R&D campus in Korea. Designed to be a growth engine for Hankook Tire through innovation, it made possible meaningful collaboration and rapid prototyping between various segments of the company. State-of-the-art manufacturing and testing facilities are now easily accessible for researchers and designers to test radical ideas and processes, only steps away from their office.

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