CONTACT

personal email: yuseon@planeandvertical.com
social media: Instagram
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INTRODUCTION

Yuseon Park(b.1989, Seoul) is a designer and researcher based in Seoul and London. Her project involves the design, technology, and publishing, identifying identify unequal or hierarchical discrepancies using streaming or simultaneous technologies. Yuseon’s ongoing project make the tools of collecting, archiving, and presenting data sets of the environment. She found PLANE AND VERTICAL[PV] in 2019, and recently published What is Research? in Korea, edited by Peter N. Miller.

EDUCATION

2023
Yale University, New Haven, US
  • Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
2017
Hongik University, Seoul, KR
  • Master of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design
2015
Hongik University, Seoul, KR
  • Bachelor of Arts, Art Studies
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design

WORK

2023 – Present
Hongik University, Seoul, KR
Adjunct Professor
2019 – Present
PLANE AND VERTICAL, Seoul, KR
Creative Director, Publisher
2013 – Present
Independent, Seoul, KR, New Haven, US, New York, US
Designer and Researcher
2024 – 2025
Korean Society of Typography, Seoul, KR
Academic Publishing Director, Board Member
2024 Feb – May
Best Book Design from Republic of Korea(BBDK), Seoul, KR
Jury Committee
2018 – 2019
Ahn Graphics, Seoul / Paju, KR
Senior Designer, Art Director
2017 – 2018
ONE O ONE Architect, Seoul, KR
Designer
2015 – 2019
Magazine Panorama, Seoul, KR
Graphic Designer
2015 – 2016
4242 Works, Seoul, KR
Graphic Designer
2013 – 2014
AG Typography Institute, Seoul, KR
Assistant Researcher
2001 – 2007
JoongAng Ilbo, Seoul, KR
Student Journalist

Selected clients:
Amorepacific(2013, 2018–2020, 2021), Seoul Design Foundation(2015), ALBUS Gallery(2017), Hyundai Card(2017), Shinsegae Department Store(2018), Samsung(2018), The Bank of Korea(2018), Gwangju Biennale(2018), Woonkyung House(2019), KSD Gallery(2019), 818 Architects(2021), Sowayo Architects(2021), Yale School of Architecture(2021), Yale School of Art(2021–2023), Chae Su Hyun(2022), Hongik University(2023), among others..

SELECTED RESEARCH/PUBLICATIONS

2024 May
“Digital Typography Chronological Table” Monthly Design, Vol. 551. pp. 18–21.
Writer(with Dowon Yoo)
2021 Aug
Miller, Peter N., et al. What is Research?. Bard Graduate Center, 2021.
Translator, Publisher
2020 Aug
Amore Pacific. The Journey of Arita. Ahn Graphics, 2020.
Editor-in-Chief, Lead Designer
2015 Jun
“Foreign Views Stimulating Inner Capacity: Inter-locality Against Globality.” LetterSeed 11 : Multilingual Typography, 2015, pp 100–150.
Translator, Coordinator
2015 Jul – Dec
“A Study on the Integrated Design of Hangeul Seoul.” Seoul Design Foundation, 2015.
Assistant Researcher

TEACHING

2023 Sep – Present
Hongik University, Seoul, KR
Adjunct Professor
  • BFA Typography 3 / Fashion Formative Art 2, Fall 2023
  • BFA Typography 2, Spring 2024
  • BFA Physical Workshop 1, Spring 2024
  • MFA Typography, Spring 2024
2024 May
Seoul National University, Seoul, KR
Guest Lecturer(Invited by Chris Hamamoto)
  • BFA UI Design Programming, Spring 2024
2022 Nov
Pratt Institute, New York, US
Guest Critic(Invited by Immanuel Yang)
  • Graphic Design Intensive1, Fall 2022
2020 Jun
Hongik University, Seoul, KR
Guest Critic
  • BFA Physical Workshop, Spring 2020
2019 Jun
Hongik University, Seoul, KR
Guest Lecturer
  • MFA Graphic Design Research Methodology, Spring 2019
2018 Sep – Dec
Hongik University, Seoul, KR
Lecturer
  • BFA Typography 1, Fall 2018 (Awarded for Excellence in Teaching)
2015 Mar – 2016 Jun
Hongik University, Seoul, KR
Teaching Assistant
  • BFA Typography 2, Spring 2016
  • BFA Typography 3, Fall 2015
  • BFA Typography 1, Fall 2015
  • BFA Typography 2, Spring 2015

MEDIA COVERAGE

2024
“The Voice that Beautifies the World: ARITA” Monthly Design, Vol. 551. pp. 58–59.
2022
Conversation Log, edited by Semi Hwang, New Order.
2020
“The Journey of Arita.” Monthly Design, Vol. 510. Korea Design Annual 2020. Communication, pp. 40–41.
2019
“Studio Dictionary.” Graphic, No. 46. Studio Dictionary, pp 119–120.
2019
“Sofa and patchwork on the floor of the main hall... Woonkyung House in harmony with modern times.” JoongAng Sunday, No. 634. p.18.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2024 Feb
Art on Loop London–Athens, organized by The Holy Art, London, UK / Athens, GR
2023 Nov – Dec
The 17th exhibition of the Korean Society of Typography: Forward!, organized by Korean Society of Typography, Remote
2023 Oct – Dec
The Voice that Beautifies the World: ARITA, organized by Amorepacific, Seoul / Busan, KR
2023 Jun
Translate Real Estate 1.0, New York, US
2023 Apr – May
As they made their way out,, New Haven, US
2022 Sep – Oct
A Prologue to Somewhere, New Haven, US
2021 Oct – Nov
Action Required, New Haven, US
2020 Dec – 2021 Feb
The 14th exhibition of the Korean Society of Typography: Contactless, organized by Korean Society of Typography, Remote
2019 Nov
Unlimited Edition 11 – Seoul Art Book Fair 2019, organized by Your-mind / Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, KR
2019 Oct – Nov
Typojanchi 2019: 6th International Typography Biennale – Typography and Objects, commissioned by Typojanchi, Seoul, KR
2019 May
100 Film 100 Poster, hosted by the 20th Jeonju International Film Festival, Jeonju, KR
2017 Nov
Unlimited Edition 9 – Seoul Art Book Fair 2017, organized by Your-mind / Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, KR
2017 Apr
白·墨, hosted by Jurgen Lehl, Tokyo / Kyoto, JP
2016 Nov
Unlimited Edition 8 – Seoul Art Book Fair 2016, organized by Your-mind, Seoul, KR
2016 Aug
11th Hongik Art Exhibition, organized by Hongik University, Seoul, KR
2015 Sep
10th Hongik Art Exhibition, organized by Hongik University, Seoul, KR
2015 Jun – Jul
The 10th exhibition of the Korean Society of Typography: Intersection, organized by Korean Society of Typography, Seoul, KR
2015 Aug
The 70th Anniversary of Korean Liberation. International Art Exhibition – Into the Hope, organized by Korea Women Visual Designers’ Association, Seoul, KR
2014 Sep
9th Hongik Art Exhibition, organized by Hongik University, Seoul, KR
2015 Nov
Unlimited Edition 7 – Seoul Art Book Fair 2015, organized by Your-mind, Seoul, KR