Common Imprint

Common Imprint is a reading room project, initiated through The Book Society1, a Seoul-based collective. It will open up part of graphic designers Sam Kim2, Dokho Shin3, and Siyu Mao4 Berlin design studio5 as a library and space for events.

    Gemeinsames Impressum

Gemeinsames Impressum ist ein Reading-Room-Projekt, das von The Book Society1, einem Kollektiv mit Sitz in Seoul, initiiert wurde. Als Bibliothek und Raum für Veranstaltungen wird es Teil des Berliner Designstudios5 der Grafikdesigner Sam Kim2, Dokho Shin3 und Siyu Mao4.

    공동의 출판

공동의 출판은 서울에 기반을 둔 더 북 소사이어티1의 제안으로 시작된 리딩룸 프로젝트입니다. 그래픽 디자이너 김영삼2, 신덕호3, 시유 마오4의 베를린 디자인 스튜디오5의 일부를 활용하여 리딩룸과 이벤트를 위한 공간으로 운영합니다.   


一般出版是由首尔出版组织The Book Society1发起的阅览室项目。它也是平面设计师金荣三2、申道浩3毛思宇4于柏林创建的活动空间5

Common Imprint
Zionskirchstraße 16,
10119 Berlin, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)30 279 886 98
IG: @commonimprint

Furniture & Spatial Design
ENFP(1/16) © Sanghyeok Lee

The Book Society (Mediabus) is a small publishing house and bookshop based in Seoul, Korea. It was founded in 2007 by independent curators with the collaboration of designers. It publishes zines & books, produces and distributes, organizes exhibitions & events, directs a workshop, and carries out project or book commissions for companies & institutions.
IG: @tbs_book_society
    2   Director, Founder
Graphic designer Sam Kim lives and works in Berlin, where he began his career and individual practice after graduating from UdK Berlin in 2016. He works with a focus on strong visual language and systematic implementation. With Common Imprint, he wants to work together people from across the globe, each of whom practices distinctive and tireless modes of publishing.
Dokho Shin is a graphic designer who has been working as a freelance designer since he graduated from Dankkok University (Yongin, KR) with major in Visual Communication Design. He enjoys working with various artists and designers in the cultural field. He also works for GRAPHIC magazine as a co-editor and designer. He has been working in Berlin since 2017.
IG: @shindokho
Siyu Mao is a graphic designer, whose artistic and research interest focus on exploring visual aesthetic in social context. She develops visual narratives for cultural institutions, artists, and individuals. Based in Berlin, she collaborates internationally, with work ranging from exhibitions, publications, branding, and campaign design to independent projects and design education.
IG: @uyisoam
The studio situated in Zionskirchstr. 16 (Souterrain), 10119, Berlin, Germany. It is shared by two more designers Bernd Grether and Pawel Wolowitsch.