Kuo Duo is a Seoul based design studio started in 2020 by Yoomin Maeng and Hwachan Lee. They have met in design school and have been working on projects together. During their education, Yoomin gained work experience at Cecilie Manz Studio in Copenhagen and at SWNA in Seoul. Hwachan worked for Form Us With Love in Stockholm and Shigeki Fujishiro Studio in Tokyo. After that, they came back to Korea and formed Kuo Duo. The studio deals with various design area such as furniture, product, art direction, material research and etc.