|▲ Metal In / CEO Juheok Kim|
Everybody has a photo frame or two at home that features family, wedding or 1 year anniversary of a baby. One common drawback of these photos is that they fade as time goes go no matter how clean and vivid the images were. Observing with a keen eye for this phenomenon of fading away, one man brought up an idea to keep the meaningful images for more than 50 years. His name is Juheok Kim, CEO of Metal In, who has 7 years of expertise in metal plates and frames. Kim used the most of aluminum transcription technique to print the images on metal plates without losing the original vividness. It is the first case that he introduced this technique to home photo frames.
“Metal photo plates give a unique metalic glossiness and can be used semi-permanently. They are more durable and vivid than the existing photo frames. Form home use to interior props and commercial signboards, its usage and application are many and wide. The high quality ink gives deeper and clearer color tones and the images are printed at more than 180℃ which makes it fire-resistant. You can also use these metal photo plates to cover switchboards and fuse boxes, etc. that are not looking good” says Kim.
The tailor-made Metal In services let you to put your beloved photos, pictures, messages or fonts on your metal photo plates. Or, Metal In sends professional photographers and interior experts to your home for consulting and quotes. You can bring up ideas and they will respond with visible concepts and layouts of the design.
“Metal is one material but colors and images applicable on its surface can be many. It is my goal to create a new style in the photo frame market with unique metallic feel and ambience” says Kim. Metal In won the 2021 Korea Popular Brand Awards in the category of metal props. <PowerKorea>
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