• 2017

    • KwangJuYo ‘Han-Kyeol Series’ was selected by Good Design Award
    • KwangJuYo group’s Korean Restaurants ‘Bicena’ Relocation and Reopening
  • 2016

    • Launched KwangJuYo ‘Me:JA Series’ products
    • Launched KwangJuYo ‘wife’s dining table’ products
    • KwangJuYo group’s two Korean restaurants, Ga-on and Bicena, win 3 stars and 1 star respectively from Michelin Guide.
  • 2015

    • Reopened GAON, Korean Cuisine Restaurant
    • Launched KwangJuYo ‘Han-Kyeol Series’ products
  • 2013

    • Released HWAYO ‘X.Premium‘ product
    • Launched KwangJuYo ‘New Classic Line’ products
    • Launched KwangJuYo ‘Studio Line’ products
  • 2012

    • Opened BICENA, Korean Cuisine Restaurant
    • Released KwangJuYo ‘Casual Line‘ products
  • 2010

    • KwangJuYo’s Modern Line products designated as official dining ware for the state banquet at the Blue House (Cheongwadae)
    • Launched KwangJuYo Modern Line ‘Wolbaek (Moonlight Blue)‘ products
  • 2008

    • HWAYO 41º, 25º wins Gold Medal at the
  • 2007

    • HWAYO 41º, 25º wins Bronze Medal at the
  • 2006

    • Opened restaurant GAON in Beijing, China
  • 2005

    • Released HWAYO, a premium brand distilled Soju
  • 2004

    • Launched ‘AOLDA‘, the KwangJuYo everyday porcelain tableware brand
    • Hosted <’04 Beautiful Korean Dining Table>
  • 2003

    • Opened ‘GAON‘, the high-class Korean cuisine restaurant
  • 2000

    • Established Hwayo Inc.
    • Hosted <’00 Beautiful Korean Dining Table>
  • 1999

    • Opened KwangJuYo retail store in Insa-dong
    • Hosted <’99 Beautiful Korean Dining Table>
  • 1998

    • Established KwangJuYo Co. Ltd
    • Opened Life & Culture showroom in Gangnam district
    • Released Chocheung-mun, Bunjang porcelain product line -Hosted <’98 Beautiful Korean Dining Table>
  • 1996

    • Established the KwangJuYo Ceramic Culture Research Institute & Foundation
  • 1991

    • KwangJuYo advanced into the domestic ceramics market
  • 1990

    • Released KwangJuYo ‘Bunchung Mokbuyong-mun (cotton rose mallow)‘ product line (Korea‘s first non-cracked grayish-blue-powdered celadon)
    • Released KwangJuYo Chulyoo product line (inherited the tradition of Koryo dynasty black glazed pottery products)
  • 1988

    • Cho Tae-kwon appointed as 2nd CEO of KwangJuYo
  • 1963

    • Established KwangJuYo (Founder: Master Gwangho Cho So-su)