Kolon Sport is known for up-cycling clothing from its own inventory. Kolon opened a store in Jeju, an island located in South Korea. Schemata Architects was in charge of the retail design. The studio focused on the fact 20.000 tones of marine debris are incinerated annually on Jeju island, without any way to reuse it. Because of that they come up of the ideal to design displays made with the discarded marine debris including jerry cans and blocks of white polystyrene. Debris was also used to make hangers, shelves, and tables for the store. Kolon store was designed to become a hub of sustainability for the town.
Photography: Ju Yeon Leee