korea

Photography

Photos of a gentle Korean summer with Min Hyun-woo

The photographer’s tenderhearted photos are a welcome, and timely, escape to nature.
Mitch Parker
3.17.20
Music

Lim Kim is forging an independent K-pop revolution

After leaving the K-pop system of big money and bigger expectations, Lim Kim found independence via crowdfunding.
Junhyup Kwon
10.18.19
Music

a beginner’s guide to k-pop

What are subunits? Is dating against the rules? Do groups write their own songs? Here’s everything you need to know about your new fave music industry!
Taylor Glasby
8.1.19
Culture

seoul's young creatives on transcending the k-bubble

How young creatives are supporting each other and pushing the boundaries of the city's rapidly evolving scene.
Mitch Parker
12.5.18
Culture

5 amazing korean soaps on netflix to keep you warm this winter

When the temperature drops, your blankets, political corruption scandals and supernatural romances are your best friends.
Cheryl Santos
11.30.18
Music

sylo nozra's sultry r&b celebrates self-care and diversity

The debut music video for ‘Divine,’ premiering today on i-D, shows the Korean-Canadian artist’s softer side.
Sarah Gooding
9.14.18
Fashion

all you need to know about seoul fashion week

No single influence (both on and off the catwalk) was more pervasive than that of Demna Gvasalia.
Liam Hess
3.30.18
Music

yaeji is leading the way for a new wave of introspective melodic dance music

The 24-year-old Korean-American musician makes music that transcends language and explores identity.
Frankie Dunn
3.16.18
Music

the rising female musicians of seoul's underground scene

Five singers, producers, and DJs creating a wildly imaginative, creative new scene in South Korea's dance clubs.
Jennifer Cheng
1.15.18
Music

i-DJ: MIIIN

Korean DJ and producer MIIN will take you to another time and place with her experimental mix.
Cheryl Santos
9.1.17
straight ups

what is it like being queer in south korea?

We spoke to members of the LGBTQ community about challenges they face and how they're pushing for inclusivity.
i-D Staff
8.21.17
Music

"korean style is about moving fast" -- g-dragon discusses the sound of korea's future

i-D met the millennial Michael Jackson right after his private Chanel concert to celebrate the opening of the Mademoiselle Privé exhibition in Séoul.
Tess Lochanski
6.26.17
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