KOLON INDUSTRIES founded their new brand, RE;CODE in March 2012, and RE;CODE started opening their pop-up stores at six locations in Korea including Shinsegae, Lotte, and Hyundai department stores in May 2012. It opened Fashion design Experience Center at Korea JobWorld and began exporting through Select Shop in six countries including the U.S. (New York), Hong Kong, and China in 2013. It also opened Communal Art Space at Myeong-dong Cathedral in 2014 and won the grand prize at the DFA_DesignFor Asia Awards for sustainability in 2015 in Hong Kong.
RE;CODE supported a few events including the Frieze Art Fair in 2013 in London, the Green Film Festival in 2014, 2015 in Seoul, and the Seoul Eco Bridge Festival in 2014 in Korea. RE;CODE also participated in a number of overseas trade shows including Berlin Capsule and participated in Korea Brand and Entertainment Expo in 2013 in London, Eco-Expo Korea in 2014 - 2015 in Seoul, the Slow Food Asia Pacific Festival in 2015, and the Seoul Design Festival in 2015. RE;CODE was invited as a speaker for the World Forum For a Responsible Economy in 2015 in France and the Korea · EU Eco Innovation Forum in 2015 in Seoul, and was selected as a representative of Korea at Y.E.S: yoox.com Estethica Sustainability in 2015 in Hong Kong.