Chung Hae-Cho demonstrates how to make a lacquer vessel

Korean artist and maker Chung Hae-Cho has developed a way to create a vessel entirely from lacquer – which is usually applied only as a finish. Created by the V&A as part of its current exhibition What Is Luxury?, this video documents the quiet poetry of the labour-intensive process, and celebrates the beauty of its outcome.

WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors subscribers can find out more about making, storytelling and the growing importance of craft in the autumn/winter 2016-17 macro trend Artisan, and consumer forecast Co-Creators.

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