15 K-Dramas You Should Watch If You’re Big On Design
From nostalgic interiors to grand luxury homes, you’ll fall for these shows’ thoughtful production design
Korean dramas are addictive for a reason—these shows serve wonderful stories, excellent performances from their actors, and of course, stunning visuals that offer daily boost to our lives.
The creative teams behind these productions make sure that the setting is perfect for their narrative, thus completing the whole K-drama viewing experience with beautifully set up offices, homes, and even down to the rooms and the littlest details. If you’re a fan of design, you’ll take delight in the many interior styles seen in your favorite programs.
And it seems like year after year, the South Korean television scene is stepping up even more in the design department. In the past year, newer K-dramas didn’t fail to wow us with the look of their characters’ dwellings. There are the extravagant penthouses, humble hanoks, sleek and trendy minimalist aeries and even Victorian-inspired mansions—all major eye candies we’d love to copy for our own spaces or even just take inspiration from!
If you’re looking for the next K-drama to watch for your next marathon, here are 15 recommendations that give 10/10 in design points! Check out the gallery below for our picks.
Photo Credit: Still from Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, TvN, Netflix, 2021
The Penthouse: War In Life
Photo Credit: Still from Penthouse: War In Life, Season 1, SBS
Photo Credit: Still from Sky Castle, JTBC, 2018-2019
Crash Landing On You
Photo Credit: @firstzyxx
It's Okay To Not Be Okay
Photo Credit: Still From It's Okay To Not Be Okay Netflix, 2020
The World Of The Married
Photo Credit: Still from The World Of The Married, JTBC, 2020
Photo Credit: Still from Start Up, Netflix, 2020
Monthly Magazine Home
Photo Credit: Still from Monthly Magazine Home, KSST, iQiyi, 2021
So I Married The Anti-Fan
Photo Credit: Still from So I Married An Anti-Fan, Naver, iQiYi, 2021
Photo Credit: Stills from Nevertheless, JTBC, Netflix, 2021
Secret Garden (2010)
Photo Credit: @wing332
Photo Credit: @maiimvisionvillage
What's Wrong With Secretary Kim
Photo Credit: Still from What's Wrong With Secretary Kim (Netflix, 2018)
Photo Credit: Still from Goblin (2016)
I Am Not A Robot
Photo Credit: Still from I Am Not A Robot, MBC Drama, 2017-2018
My Love From The Star
Photo Credit: Still from My Love From the Star SBS, 2013