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1993. B.F.A in Hongik Univ. major in Metal Art & Design
1996∼2006 a Critic in Monthly Audio Magazine
1998. 3 >Established Metal Sound Design (MSD)
1999. 9 Cheongju International Craft Biennale 1999
2001. 10 Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2001
2003. 5 Artist of Tomorrow Ⅲ’Sound Art'(Sung-gok Gallery)
2003. 7 ‘TEN YEARS Later'(In-sa Artcenter)
2003. 9 Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2003   ‘SATURN’
2003. 10 Exhibition of ‘Craft for Life’ (Cheongju International Craft Biennale)
2004. 2 M.F.A in Hongik Univ. Graduate School of Industrial Fine Art
2004. 3 Exhibition of ‘Festival’ (Sejong Center for Performing Arts)
2004. 5 Environmental Sculpture of ‘a Letter in the Bottle 94’ (Habiram Church)
2005. 1 ‘MOON II’ CES Innovations 2005 Awards Honorees(Las Vegas)
2005. 8 ‘大韓國人”LEICA MP’ Design to Commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Korean Independence
2006. 1 ‘PLANET’ CES Innovations 2006 Awards Honorees(Las Vegas)
2006. 9 ‘Papertainer Museum’ (Olympic Park, Seoul)
‘COMETES’ Speaker and Sound Engeneering
2007. 4 ‘Spring Waltz’ (Sunh-nam Artcenter)
2007. 5 ‘BUTTERFLY 184′(Habiram Church)
2007. 11 Digital AV Show (COEX)
2008. 4 Exhibition of ‘Artists of Tomorrow, 33 Awardees’ (Sungkok Art Museum)
2009. 1 ‘RHEA W ORBIT’ CES Innovations 2009 Awards Honorees
(High Performance Audio part, Las Vegas, USA)
2009. 10 ‘Pure beauty’ Sulwha Culture Exhibition by Amorepacific (Kring)
2010. 1 Audioland 2010 Awards Grandprix ‘PLANET’
2010. 5 Muich High end Audio Show
2010. 10 Exhibition of ‘Design, Connection between Korean and Italy’
2010. 10 Sulwha Culture Exhibition (Horim Art Center)
2010. 11 ‘Swan’ Reddot Design Award (Design Concept 2010)
2011. 11 ‘Big Dipper’ ‘Swan’ Reddot Design Award (Design Concept 2011)
2014. 1 What Hi-Fi Winner ‘AK240’
2014. 2 Engadget Best of CES 2014 finalists ‘AK240’
2014. 3 ‘ASTELL&KERN AK240’ Reddot Design Award 2014
2014. 5 VGP 2014 Summer Gold Prize ‘AK240’,(Japan)
2014. 7 Robb Report-BEST of the BEST personal Technology ‘AK240’,(United States)
2014. 11 Audio Excellence Award 2015 ‘AK240’,(Japan)
2014. 11 VGP 2015 Prize ‘AK240’,(Japan)
2014. 11 PFO Audio Oasis! RMAF 2014 ‘AK240’,(United States)
2015. 1 What Hi-Fi Winner ‘AK500N’,(United Kingdom)
2015. 1 Part-Time Audiophile Best of 2014 ‘AK240’,(United States)
2015. 3 Reddot Design Award 2015 ‘Astell&Kern AK Jr’,(Germany)
2015. 3 Reddot Design Award 2015 ‘Astell&Kern AK500 Series’,(Germany)
2015. 5 Fujiya Avic-Headphone Festival Award Prize Gold ‘AK380’,(Japan)
2015. 6 VGP 2015 SUMMER Prize ‘AK240’,(Japan)
2015. 6 VGP 2015 SUMMER Prize ‘AK500N’,(Japan)
2015. 10 Audio Excellence Award 2016 Extra Prize ‘AK380’,(Japan)
2015. 10 Audio Excellence Award 2016 Prize ‘AK380’,(Japan)
2015. 11 CES Innovation Award 2016 ‘Astell&Kern AK380’,(Las Vegas, USA)
2015. 11 CES Innovation Award 2016 ‘Astell&Kern AK T1’,(Las Vegas, USA)
2016. 2 IF Design Award 2016 ‘Astell&Kern AK380’,(Germany)
2016. 3 Reddot Design Award 2016 ‘Astell&Kern AK T1’,(Germany)
2016. 3 Reddot Design Award 2016 ‘Astell&Kern AK320’,(Germany)
2016. 3 Reddot Design Award 2016 ‘Astell&Kern AK380’,(Germany)
2016. 3 The Absolute Sound-2016 Editors’ Choice Awards Portable Music Players ‘AK Jr’,(United States)
2016. 3 The Absolute Sound-2016 Editors’ Choice Awards Portable Music Players ‘AK240’,(United States)
2016. 3 The Absolute Sound-2016 Editors’ Choice Awards Portable Music Players ‘AK380’,(United States)
2016. 3 The Absolute Sound-2016 Editors’ Choice Awards Music Servers & Peripheral products ‘AK500N’,(United States)
2016. 5 VGP 2016 Summer Prize Gold ‘AK380’, ‘AK320′(Japan)
2016. 5 VGP 2016 Summer Prize ‘AK240’, ‘AK Jr’, ‘AK500N’, ‘AK T1′(Japan)
2016. 10 The Absolute Sound-2016 product of the year award ‘AK 380’,(United States)
2017. 2 IF Design Award 2017 ‘Astell&Kern AK70’,(Germany)
2017. 2 IF Design Award 2017 ‘Astell&Kern AK300’,(Germany)
2017. 4 Reddot Design Award 2017 ‘Astell&Kern AK70’,(Germany)

 

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