Daniel Jo, Osulloc Tea Cup. Porcelain, Various glazes. 2011
Daniel Jo | Korean Ceramic Designer
Daniel Jo is a comtemporary Korean ceramic brand and the designer’s name. Based on 10 years of studying Korean traditional art and craft, Daniel’s work has an unique structural feature that capture beauty of Korean nature.
Daniel Jo, NHN Tea Set. Porcelain, Clear glaze. 2010
He creates works with his own interpretation of the international design trend and the traditional Korean craft. Daniel Jo runs a design studio and a small factory. He is deeply engaged to every phase of the making to maintain high quality ceramic works. Founded in 2008, Daniel’s studio is located in Seoul, Korea. “The 10 years of studies in Korean traditional ceramic and ceramic sculptures have influenced my current work a lot. As a Korean designer, I have been working hard and spending some time to overcome the differences of culture and language barriers, with a Korean identity in mind”, says Daniel.
Daniel Jo, White Tree Teapot. Porcelain, Clear glaze.2012
Although he produces every single piece with his bare hands, he can’t see himself as a product designer. The only thing about he is totally sure is that there is a leitmotif in all his works: the inspiration, which comes from his daily life, from the music listens to, and from talks with friends.