20080325-seoul-a.jpg“Approximately 300 people attended the official signing ceremony to celebrate WDC Seoul 2010. Oh Se-Hoon, Mayor of Seoul, Carlos Hinrichsen, Icsid President and Professor Dr. Peter Zec, creator of the World Design Capital-project and Senator of Icsid, signed the memorandum of agreement last Monday at The Shilla Hotel in Seoul, officially appointing the city as the World Design Capital™ (WDC™) 2010.
“Winning the WDC title is a great opportunity and excellent challenge for us to make a fresh leap forward through design. We will showcase Seoul as a city that attracts creative talents because of its creativity and innovation. Leading up to 2010, the Korean capital will truly be seen as a global city of design by implementing related projects and building on its image as a glamorous tourist attraction” says Mayor Oh Se-Hoon.”

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(Source: Nicolas Marier via redot online)