Donghoon Sohn is the Founder / Designer of Atelier Sohn. Sohn is his last name and means "hand" and "craftsmanship" in Korean. His origin of thinking is based on all-time values and people's daily life in contemporary society.
He is trying to seek new alternatives through experiments and observations. He graduated from Korea national university of arts (K'arts) and took Samsung design membership for two years (2009 - 2010). Then he started his professional carrier at Samsung Electronics Headquarters (2010 - 2016). At Samsung, he worked on product design and user experience design through various projects such as laptops, wearable devices, and smartphones.
He won several international awards like the IF, Red Dot, and Pin Up design. At the same time, he has worked for ATELIER SOHN (2015 - Present). He received various media attention as a rising designer through an exhibition at Milan design week and Paris design week. After graduating from Ecal / University of art and design in Lausanne (2016 - 2017), he has successfully collaborated with Vacheron Constantin, Christofle, Chopard, and Hotel Trois Couronnes. Sohn has also been successful in art direction, object and collaboration projects in living and luxury brands.
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