Gyeonggi Museum of Ceramic Design (GMCD)GMCD logo

GMCD was opened in 2001 to influence Korean ceramic culture in positive ways. It embraces modernity and tradition and seeks to make them part of everyday living. In all these years, the Museum has promoted ever-changing lifestyles as well as the role and values of ceramics in culinary culture while creating the values of ceramics as crafts and works of art to the public through exhibitions and educational programs. Going forward, the Museum will promote diverse programs designed for specific regions in an eort to establish itself as medium of ceramic culture, taking the next step together with local communities.

History

2021

  • Hosted the 11th KICB
  • Yeoju World Ceramic Livingware Gallery renamed as Gyeonggi Museum of Ceramic Design

2019

  • Hosted the 10th KICB
  • ※Due to the spread of African swine fever (ASF) and COVID-19, the 10th KICB was scaled down to focus only on the International Competition and special exhibitions.
  • Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale renamed as Korean International Ceramic Biennale

2017

  • Hosted the 9th KICB

2015

  • Hosted the 8th KICB

2013

  • Hosted the 7th KICB

2011

  • Hosted the 6th KICB
  • Ceramic Biennale Korea renamed as Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale

2009

  • Hosted the 5th CEBIKO

2007

  • Yeoju World Ceramic Livingware Gallery registered as a specialized art museum
  • Hosted the 4th CEBIKO

2005

  • Hosted the 3rd CEBIKO

2004

  • Hosted the IAC General Assembly

2003

  • Hosted the 2nd CEBIKO

2002

  • Opened Yeoju World Ceramic Livingware Gallery

2001

  • Hosted the 1st CEBIKO (World Ceramic Expo 2001)

1999

  • Organizing Committee of World Ceramic Exposition Foundation established

MI (Museum Identity)

The MI of GMCD is a wordmark that expresses GMCD, an acronym of the Museum’s English name, in a lively way by focusing on diverse forms of livingware ceramics, which we are very familiar with.

GMCD Wordmark

● Wordmark

Diverse and interesting forms that can be found in livingware ceramics are applied to ‘GMCD’ in a lively way. The combination of the letters of the Museum’s name with geometrical forms representing ‘ceramics’ delivers the identity of GMCD effectively. ​

GMCD Logotype

● Logotype

Together with the wordmark, the logotype is core element of the MI of GMCD.

GMCD Signature

● Signature (Korean, English)

A combination of the wordmark and the logotype according to certain standards, the signature is one of important elements of communication of GMCD.

GMCD Color

● Color

The colors of GMCD are pink and black, representative of fire and clay, two essentials of pottery. Color can be used relatively freely in delivering messages on diverse exhibitions and events as well as the identity of the Museum. However, when using colors except for brown and grey, which symbolize land and earth, cool colors should be considered first.​

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