September 22, 2014

South Korea: Hyundai Card Opens World’s Largest Design Library

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From The Korea Herald:

Hyundai Card has established the Hyundai Card Design Library, the world’s largest library for design-related books and reference material, in Gahoe-dong, central Seoul, the company said on Monday.

Founded in the vicinity of Gyeongbok Palace and Bukchon hanok village, the design library will display some 11,500 design-related books that have been published at home and abroad.

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The library emulates the contemporary style of Bauhaus, and its minimal, modern taste, Hyundai Card said.

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