Mutzil Lab

product types: 

  • electric guitars

Information: 

Mutzil Lab is a South Korean electric guitar brand established in 2018. Their team includes luthier Lee Jung-Hyung and Korean traditional natural laquer artist An So-ra.Mutzil aims to create instruments that connect the east and west, the past and the present.

Lee Jung-hyung studied Metalwork & Jewelry in University, also learning woodworking skills which he used to make his own musical instruments. Between 2010 and 2017 he experimented with different designs and refined his own style of electric guitar.

An So-ra studied Cultural heritage preservation at University. She specialised in Ott lacquer (a traditional Korean lacquer technique) and received a master’s degree in lacquer refining and lacquer techniques. She also learned how to work with mother-of-pearl from Jeong Su-hwa, the holder of the National Intangible Cultural Property No. 113.

The two craftsmen met for the first time at the Sindang Creative Arcade, a residence run by the Seoul Cultural Foundation.

Source: Mutzil Guitars website (10 May 2024)

Location

Mutzil Lab Guitars
South Korea
KR