YANG Byung-Yong

After studing industrial design at Kyungmin College, YANG continued to study ottchil (lacquerware) Craft and joinery at the Korea Traditional Craft & Architecture School. He mainly uses wood lathe to make round wooden vessels. This work drew attention after his first solo exhibition in 2003. His works of tray table were first introducedthrough exhibitions and media. The relatively small tray tables have legs in horse feet and dog feet shapes ; Majokban, Gujokban. Other tablesfollow the typical design of specific areas such as Najuban, coming from Naju. Although the pieces look simple and humble, they attract people with diverse names and shapes.