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Graphic designer. Jaemin Lee graduated from Seoul National University and founded studio fnt in 2006. He took part in several exhibitions such as 〈Korea: Design + Poster〉, 〈Typojanchi 2015: The 4th International Typography Biennale〉 and 〈Korea Now! Craft, Design, Fashion and Graphic Design in Korea〉, and worked with clients like National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul Museum of Art, National Theater Company of Korea and Seoul Record Fair Organizing Committee on many cultural events and concerts. 
Since 2011, he has actively worked with Junglim Foundation on projects about architecture, culture, arts and education, forum, exhibitions and research in order to explore meaningful exchanges with the public about subjects like the social role of architecture and urban living. He also teaches graphic design at University of Seoul.
He is an AGI(Alliance Graphique Internationale) member since 2016 and a full-time dad of two beatiful cats.


jaemin(dot)fnt(at)gmail(dot)com

  • graphic designer & founder, studio fnt, Seoul, Korea, 2006 —
  • art director, TWL, Seoul, Korea, 2012 —


Education

  • BFA, visual communication design, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2005


Exhibitions

  • Ink Village, Archive Bomm, Seoul, Korea, 18 Jan. —  17 Feb. 2019
  • Graphic Design Festival Scotland 2018 - International Poster Exhibition, The Lighthouse, Glasgow, UK, 19 Oct. — 25 Oct. 2018
  • Shanghai Visual Arts Design Exhibition 2017, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China, 3 Dec. — 13 Dec. 2017
  • Poster Polyglot, TTHQ, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1 Dec. 2017 — 13 Jan. 2018
  • KOREA: DESIGN + POSTER, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany, 4 Mar. — 18 Jun. 2017
  • Poster Issue 2016, 49-15, Wausan-ro 13-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea, 3 Nov. — 13 Nov. 2016
  • An Incomplete List - Beijing, Jingren's Paperlogue, Beijing, China, 29 Oct. — 29 Dec. 2016
  • Mobile Talk Exhibition: Hong Kong, Common Room & Co., Hong Kong, China, 9 Oct. — 26 Oct. 2016
  • I Love Seoul exhibition, an associated event of AGI OPEN SEOUL, Green Showroom, DDP(Dongdaemun Design Plaza), Seoul, Korea, 25 Sep. — 29 Sep. 2016
  • Seoul Smart Mobility International Conference/Exhibition 2016, Art Hall 1, DDP(Dongdaemun Design Plaza), Seoul, Korea, 22 Sep. — 2 Oct. 2016
  • Graphic Design, 2005—2015, Seoul, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, 25 Mar. — 29 May. 201
  • Made in Korea, BEXCO, Busan, Korea, 1 Apr. — 6 Apr. 2016
  • Made in Korea, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, Korea, 18 Mar. — 23 Mar. 2016
  • Made in Korea, DDP(Dongdaemun Design Plaza), Seoul, Korea, 2 Mar. — 7 Mar. 2016
  • Typojanchi 2015: The 4th International Typography Biennale, Culture Station Seoul 284 and other corresponding places, Seoul, Korea, 11 Nov. 2015 — 27 Dec. 2015
  • Weltformat 15 Plakatfestival Luzern: Kill the Fathers, Posters from South Korea, Zwischenzeitraum, Neustadtstrasse 6, Luzern, Switzerland, 26 Sep. 2015 — 4 Oct. 2015
  • Vienna Design Week: Es Bist Du, Festivalzentrale, Objekt 42, Vienna, Austria, 25 Sep. — 4.Oct. 2015
  • Flags of Peace, De Pier, Hague, Netherlands, 18 Sep. 2015 — 21 Sep. 2015
  • Korea Now! Craft, Design, Fashion and Graphic Design in Korea, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, France, 19 Sep. 2015 — 3 Jan. 2016
  • Graphic Symphonia, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea, 11 Aug. 2015 — 18 Oct. 2015
  • United Notions, Art space Taiga, St.Petersburg, Russia, 18 Sep. 2015 — 20 Sep. 2015
  • United Notions, Umspannwerk Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany, 18 Jul. 2015 — 20 Jul. 2015
  • United Notions, The Gallery Nauka i Iskusstvo, Moscow, Russia, 27 May 2015 — 7 Jun. 2015
  • NakNak 2015, Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015, Stockholmsmässan, Stockholm, Sweden, 3 Feb. 2015 — 7 Feb. 2015
  • systems 14, Walter Knoll Beijing showroom, Beijing, China, 21 Nov. 2014 — 5 Dec. 2014
  • the 9th exhibition, Korean Society of Typography, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea, 10 Jun. 2014 — 14 Jun. 2014
  • the 7th exhibition, Korean Society of Typography, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea, 14 Dec. 2013 — 22 Dec. 2013
  • CREATIVE©ITIES, Pier-2 Art Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 13 Dec. 2013 — 12 Jan. 2014
  • systems, Walter Knoll London showroom, London, UK, 25 Nov. 2013 — 31 Dec. 2013
  • FFFNT, Gallery Sagakhyung, Seoul, Korea, 28 Sep. 2013 — 7 Oct. 2013
  • the 6th exhibition, Korean Society of Typography, Gallery Sagakhyung, Seoul, Korea, 29 Jun. 2013 — 11 Jul. 2013
  • Independant Publishing, Here and Now, COEX, Seoul, Korea, 19 Jun. 2013 — 23 Jun. 2013
  • The 2nd ShangHai Biennale of Asia Graphic Design, Shanghai Library, Shanghai, China, 30 Apr. 2013 — 3 May. 2013
  • Typojanchi 2011: The 2nd International Typography Biennale, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea, 30 Aug. 2011 — 14. Sep. 2011
  • Design Korea 2010, COEX, Seoul, Korea, 7 Dec. 2010 — 12. Dec. 2010
  • Graphic Method, Miel Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 11 Nov. 2010 — 18. Nov. 2010
  • Weird book, the 2nd exhibition, Korean Society of Typography, Seoul Art Space Seogyo, Seoul, Korea, 7 Sep. 2010 — 12 Sep. 2010
  • Graphic Design Festival Breda: Connected project, Breda, Netherlands, 8 May 2010 - 30 May 2010
  • Conjunction: Artist of Media Part 2, Gallery JungMiSo, Seoul, Korea, 9 Jun. 2009 — 9 Jul. 2009
  • Uncertainty Composition, Grau Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 19 Sep. 2007 — 25 Sep. 2007
  • Work in Progress, Gallery Achim, Seoul, Korea, 17 Jul. 2006 — 24 Jul. 2006 


Curatorial Projects



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Prizes / Awards



Publications



Features (Book)



Features (Magazine)


Features (Web)


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Teaching

  • Graphic Design, University of Seoul, Seoul, Korea, 2013 —
  • Graphic Design Studio, Seoul National University, 2014, 2017
  • Editorial Design, Seoul National University, 2012 — 2013
  • Portfolio, University of Seoul, Seoul, Korea, 2012
  • Form Giving, SADI, Seoul, Korea, 2012 —
  • Digital Drawing, Seoul Women's University, Seoul, Korea, 2011 — 2012
  • Typographic Communication, Kaywon University of Art & Design, Uiwang, Korea, 2008 — 2011


Lectures / Workshops / Talk

  • Interrelation of Vinyls and Cats, Channel Yes podcast, Seoul, Korea, 2018
  • Hongik University, Seoul, Korea, 2018
  • Behind Story of the Cleaning, book talk, 1984 Store, Seoul, Korea, 2018
  • New Members Zapping, AGI OPEN Paris, Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe, Paris, France, 2017
  • Workshop, Woowahan Brothers, Seoul, Korea, 17 Feb, 2017
  • 2nd Floor Seminar, NAVER Corporation, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, 13 Jan, 2017
  • UE8 Review, Unlimited Edition 8, Seoul, Korea, 27 Nov, 2016
  • Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 25 Nov, 2016
  • Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea, 15 Nov, 2016
  • Poster Issue 2016, Seoul, Korea, 4 Nov. 2016
  • Mobile Talk: Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, 8 Oct. 2016
  • An Incomplete List, Graphic Design, 2005—2015, Seoul, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, 27 Apr. 2016
  • Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea, 19 Apr. 2016
  • (   ) on the Walls, Typojanchi 2015: The 4th International Typography Biennale, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea, 14 Nov. 2015
  • Design Symposium - Graphic Symphonia, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea, 12 Aug. 2015
  • Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea, 2015
  • Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Korea, 2015
  • A talk at the book launch ceremony, GRAPHIC magazine #32, Seoul, Korea, 2015
  • Typography Seoul, Seoul, Korea, 2014
  • SADI, Seoul, Korea, 2014
  • Korean Society of Typography, Seoul, Korea, 2014
  • Hangeul Typography School, Seoul, Korea, 2014
  • Kyonggi University, Suwon, Korea, 2013
  • The 14th Chohyung Exhibition & Conference, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea, 2013
  • ECM Exhibition 2013, Seoul, Korea, 2013
  • Hongik University, Seoul, Korea, 2013
  • Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea, 2013
  • University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Korea, 2013
  • Music Graphics, g:colon book seminar, Seoul, Korea, 2013
  • Duksung Women's University, Seoul, Korea, 2012
  • Hankyong National University, Ansung, Korea, 2012
  • Forum & Forum, Artists’ House, Seoul, Korea, 2012
  • Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2012
  • Seoul Womens University, Seoul, Korea, 2012
  • Special lecture & talk, Tokyo TDC Seoul 2011 Seminar, Seoul, Korea, 2011
  • Special lecture & talk, CA conference, Seoul, Korea, 2011
  • University of Seoul, Seoul, Korea, 2011
  • Seoul Womens University, Seoul, Korea, 2010
  • Hongik University, Seoul, Korea, 2010
  • Hansei University, Gunpo, Korea, 2010
  • Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2010
  • Special lecture & talk, Sangsangmadang Forum, Seoul, Korea, 2010

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Work in Collections



 
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