Teo Yang started his career traveling and working in many vibrant cities, such as Amsterdam, Berlin and L.A, designing luxury interiors for boutique hotels and homes. After many amazing years of learning and creating in these beautiful cities, he moved home to his beloved city Seoul, and Teo Yang Studio was open for business in 2009. Over the course of his career, Teo has worked on interior design projects all over Asia, some of which have been featured in prestige media such as Vogue Living, The World of Interior, Wallpaper, Monocle, Design Anthology, and The New Yorker.
Teo Yang holds degrees from The Art Institute of Chicago, and studied Environmental Design from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. He was chosen as one of the designers for Wallpaper magazine’s Salone de Mobile Milano’s collaboration. He also won the Wallpaper Design Award in 2019 for his skincare design. Teo Yang Studio strongly believes that creating balance between traditional heritage and contemporary lifestyle is the key to space innovation, especially in a country where forward thinking and cutting-edge innovation is celebrated. He works under the goal to place heritage on a contemporary platform and believes his reason for designing is to create contemporary contents and stories for the eastern heritage.