ISSUE No.50 (ver.2)

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[BRAND STORY]
Seoul, the capital of Korea and mega-city inhabited by 10 million, underwent industrialization and modernization at a miraculous pace following the Korean War. With strong economic footing in the semiconductor and automotive industries, Seoul has cultivated an authentic energy characterized by craft and dynamism, nurturing innovative minds that have come to lead the booming tech and entertainment sectors in the 21st century. This special edition of B covers the city as it has been celebrated globally, what’s happening now, and its unbounded potential through six lifestyle scenes of Seoul’s top creatives.

 


INTRO

EDITOR’S LETTER

OPINION
Kwangho Shin, Editor-in- Chief of Vogue Korea


LIFESTYLE & DESIGN
OPINION
Suyong Joh, co-CEO of Kakao Corp. and Publisher of Magazine B


STAY
OPINION
Bumsoo Kim, Senior Vice President, Shinsegae Chosun Hotel INC and F&B Creative Director


NAVIGATION
QUOTES
Various aspects of change in Seoul captured by international media


ESSAYS
Three writers speak on Seoul’s diverse charms, modern architecture, and gentrification


FRAMEWORK
Seoul’s urban ecology explained by Wonsoon Park, the Mayor of Seoul


CONNECTIONS
The urban transportation policy connecting and circulating energy in Seoul


FIGURES
Seoul’s changing status and infrastructure seen through numbers


LAYERS
The layers of time characterizing Seoul’s appearance


MUSIC
The ideal balance of quality and price achieved through Hay’s manufacturing process


OPINION
DJ Soulscape, producer


DINING
OPINION
Hyejoon Kim, food content director


COFFEE, TEA & DESSERT
OPINION
Gukmyeong We, coffee consultant


NAVIGATION
REFERENCES
Books on Seoul curated by Still Books


OUTRO