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Kyungjin Kim
Sejong university
Category: Print Communications
Work title: The Type : Gonggoo
Country: Korea


Image 1 by Kyungjin Kim
Image 2 by Kyungjin Kim
Image 3 by Kyungjin Kim
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Kyung-jin Kim is a senior student and majoring in visual design at the Department of Industrial Design of Sejong University in Seoul, Korea. He is interested in typography and editorial design, and he hopes to always design meaningfully.

The dictionary definition of Gonggoo(Tool) s a common name of an instrument and a tool, used for making and fixing a things. If the word is associated to an object that can was successfully fixed or changed for the better, then the Gonggoo becomes a positive medium. The work has extended the word's meaning, to associate with people who help heal others' wounds.

Communication Objective
The objective of this project is visualizing 'making and fixing' things, including wounds. The main materials are found items such as corrugated cardboards and craft shopping bags. The production used up to 80% of recycled materials. Each tool box becomes unique and a one-of-a-kind set.

Tools used
In Illustrator CS5 for the typeface. Photoshop for typeface brochure.

Adobe Tools
Illustrator CS5, InDesign CS5, Photoshop CS5

I would like to thank Professor Joeng-kwon Kye and Professor Sun-young Park for their time and effort in helping me. Thank you to Hee-chan for taking the photographs. I would also like to thank all those who contributed by finding the design materials. I look forward to further creating interesting designs.


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