Archive for the ‘cute streets’ Category

Maybe because I am a visual person, but aside from cute little cafe signs I also enjoy posters and other misc things throughout Seoul sometimes! Here are some fun things from the streets of Seoul that I felt like sharing with you guys~ enjoy! Last fall we had two movies called "Ted / 테드" ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Hapjeong is an awesome artsy quiet spot just one stop before the busy Hongdae area. This place has a unique and creative vibe with some amazing small shops for people with more colorful tastes in fashion plus a slew of cozy cafes! Adding to the setting of Hapjeong are its streets and corners painted ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
One thing almost every business seems to have in Korea is a cute Mascot or Logo Character!  Each one is always so cute and fun, but they are often overlooked on the busy street~ so I am here to share my findings with you! ♥ Many of these characters are used for restaurants~  Korean fried chicken, ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
The Graffiti in Korea is an interesting mix usually of American (seems like west-coast) urban graffiti from the 90's, pop art, and a twist of cute+ crude humor that is distinctly Korean.  Hongdae is known for its graffiti which is scattered around the area and sprawls out to large murals covering ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Ok Nara thinks I am a bit weird because I take photos of these, but I love looking at the hand-drawn signs you see outside shops and cafes! Maybe it is because I am an artist, but yeah... just seeing the shops doodles on boards is really amusing for me ♥  I notice lots of them here in Korea of course, ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This spring Lotte Department Store launched the theme "Romantic Altiear" throughout Korea.  The inspiration was vivid spring colors combined with paper and other textured organic elements ♥  Sadly this time of year the sun or lights seem to hit all the outside window displays at the Lotte next ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
편강 한의원 // Pyunkang Herbal Medicine Doctor rolled out a massive advertising campaign in Seoul that kicked in early January on Buses + Trains throughout the city and all over the Gangnam 강남 train station where young people flock.  Normally the adds on public transport are very boring and ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
While Hongdae is notorious for its graffiti, many areas around Seoul have also been hit with a splash of color! Here are some Nara and I have spotted throughout the city! This post will be updated as content is added ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Korea loves little prince ( 어린왕자 )~ And so do I! So when Lotte Department Store rolled out its new window theme for the month and I saw it was Little Prince themed I was SO excited!!! The photoshoot came out amazing! Sadly the Lotte closest to me did not have as many displays as some of the ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Lotte Mall in Korea has really been rolling out with amazing and inspiring displays (new ones monthly!) since the start of 2011!!  Before they always had nice things going on in the windows, but now they seem to try very hard to actually have a little fun with it!  I find myself looking forward to ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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