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Unearthing the Roots of Hangul: Korean Woodblock Type and Their Digital Revivals

Korea’s native script Hangul was created by King Sejong in 1446, and was traditionally written vertically with modern geometric forms. We will first explore the history of Hangul since its invention, noting key characteristics with print examples of the brush calligraphy used by the members of the royal palace and the common people. The original… Continue reading Unearthing the Roots of Hangul: Korean Woodblock Type and Their Digital Revivals