South Korea 

Halin Lee and Eunji Jun are the founders of WKND Lab - a design studio based in Seoul, Korea. WKND Lab’s work "eld varies from material research, and object, to furniture design. All with material-driven narratives to tell our philosophy about relationships between design, humans, and nature. The studio pursues simple design that reflects the beautiful texture and color of the found material. With their designed objects, they aim to introduce and deliver narratives

Jagae is a unique coffee table with mother-of-pearl embellishments on lacquerware inlaid furniture. This piece is designed by WKND Lab and handcrafted by a nacre master who has been doing nacre for 50 years. This table was an attempt to make a contemporary piece to escape the typical style of overly decorating figurative ornaments.