HANADURI, meaning one(hana) and two(duri), is a multi-disciplinary craft & design studio founded by twin sisters based in Seoul, South Korea. They specialize in crafting handmade products that are reinterpreted in their own unique styles with motifs of nature, culture, and everyday life. Inspired by various perspectives beyond the boundaries of time and space, HANADURI pursue concise and emotional designs that add warmth to your life with timeless value, simplicity, and practicality.
Inspired by traditional materials and methods, HANADURI uses modernized Hanji, a new paper-making technique incorporated into the Hanji production.
Hanji, the name of traditional handmade paper of Korea, has been in use for over thousand years. Made from the inner bark of the mulberry tree, it has natural fibers called ‘Dak’, making it strong and durable, it does not tear easily. It is also pleasant to the eye and soft to the touch with a smooth texture. Hanji, its sturdiness has allowed it to be used for various purposes such as art material, stationery, and household goods. Kind to the environment. Hanji only uses only the bark of the mulberry tree and not the tree itself like pulp-based paper.