History


2022

‘Sandoll Inc’ listed on KOSDAQ
Sandoll Inc has now reached a new milestone in its history by being the first in the industry to be listed on KOSDAQ

Developed 「Alibaba Sans KR」 for ‘Alibaba’

Developed 「NanumSquare Neo」 for ‘NAVER’

Developed 「LINE Seed」 for ‘LINE’

Developed 「Coupang Sans」 for ‘Coupang’

Released NFT project ‘TYPY’
Sandollmetalab released a project that combines highly sophisticated blockchain technology that separates and combines NFT with Hangeul’s scientific principles.


Launched image font search app ‘Font Font’



2021


Established the subsidiary company, ‘Sandoll Metalab’

Through research and application of new technologies, Sandoll create service that can help various ranges of creators.


Launched a mobile exclusive font brand, ‘Iam’


Developed 「LCK Title」 and 「LCK Subtitle」 for ‘Riot Games’


Developed the font 「Toss Product Sans」 exclusive for finance platform, ‘Toss’



2020


Started a [Integrating the range of Font use] campaign

Sandoll cloud has stopped the overall license classification to create an environment where users can freely and conveniently use fonts.


Released ‘Sandoll cloud mobile version’


Developed 『IBM Plex Sans KR』, 『IBM Plex Sans JP』 for IBM


Developed 『Sandoll Comp series』 「Sandoll CompSerif」

It is the first Latin font Sandoll has ever released and a variable font.


Developed 「Sandoll GretaSans」

It is a Hangeul version of 「GretaSans」, by the Dutch Type Foundary Typotheque.



2019


Released the know-how of developing CJK at 'ATypI 2019’
Sandoll has participated and did a presentation at the world’s largest font conference, ATypl.

 

Developed 『Euljiro』 for the E-commerce platform ’BAEMIN’


Developed 「RIDI Batang」 for the content platform ‘RIDI’


Hosted a showcase of 「Sandoll Jeongche」
Sandoll has showcased the new body text type 「Sandoll Jeongche」 that transcends the boundaries of Serif and San-Serif.



2018

New spinoff entity Sandol Inc.  

Purpose of spinoff include font business expansion and  strengthening service offering.


Expanded the service of ‘Sandollcloud’ into a font platform.
‘Sandollcloud’ service is now expanded to allow users to freely use variety of Foundry fonts.


Developed a font for Chilsung boatyard, 「Sandoll Chilsung Boatyard」


Created 「Sandoll Hoyoyo」

It is the first proportional font created by Sandoll. It leaps and bound the existing forms of fonts, which allows users new experience.


Created 「Sandoll Nemony」

This font is made to be bright and light and is applicable in much more situations and places than other existing squared fonts.



2017

Winner of <2017 iF Design Award>,「Hyundai Sans」

Winner of <2017 Red Dot Award> 「Hyundai Sans」



2016


Hosted ‘D.N.A of Hangeul Type’, a Hangeul Special Exhibition for the 570th anniversary of Hangeul day

Sandoll has elaborated on the process of making Hangeul fonts that are frequently and diversely used in our daily lives, so that people can understand it easily.


Developed 「Kakao Friends」 for Kakao Friends


Developed「NanumSquare」 for Naver


「NanumSquare」 won the 1st place in Hangeul category at <2016 GRANSHAN


「Sandoll LateSpring」 won 2nd place in Hangeul category at <2016 GRANSHAN>



2015

「Sandoll Swallow2」, <2015 GRANSHAN> Won the 1st place in Hangeul Category


2014

Launched cloud font service ‘SandollCloud’

SandollCloud was launched so that users can freely and conveniently use Sandoll fonts anywhere, anytime.


Released 「Noto Sans」, an open source font for CJK, collaborated with Google and Adobe

Sandoll was in charge of Hangeul design part of 「Noto Sans」, as a representative Font Foundry of Korea


「Sandoll MyeongjoNeo1」, 「Sandoll GothicNeo1」 won the first and second place respectively in Hangeul category of <GRANSHAN 2014>


「Sandoll Tokyo」 Won first place in display type category in <GRANSHAN 2014>


「Olleh Neo」, customized for KT, won prize in Typography in <2014 Red Dot Design Award>



2012


Winner of the Customized font <2012 iF Design Award> for KT 「Olleh」



2011


Developed 『Sandoll GothicNeo series』 「Sandoll GothicNeo1」

It is a user-centered font for text designed with Sandoll’s technology and experience.


Installed 「Apple SD Sandoll GothicNeo」 on ‘Apple’ OS X and iOS.



2008


Established 'Sandolltium Co' Ltd, specializing in Hangeul-based culture products


Developed 『SAMSUNG』, the first font in Korea designed for a company

It is a font developed with Samsung for corporate use, so that users can experience everything in a consistent manner from Samsung.


Customized 「Nanum serif」 for Naver



2007



Hosted ‘Korea Japan Typography Forum’

2003


Developed 「Yonandi」 for ‘Hyundaicard’

2002


Applied Manual Hinting technique for the first time during the ‘Microsoft’ 「Malgun Gothic)」 project

Sandoll participated the project to have Hangeul Font in Windows as a partner company.



1995

Supplied font package Hangeul style to ‘Hancom Inc.’


1992


Developed 「Sandoll Jebi」

It is a reinterpretation of Serif, one of the most representative font by Sandoll



1984


Sandoll, the long history begins.

Then CEO Seok Geum-ho, surprised by the fact that Korea has been importing typesetting from Japan,

Founded Sandoll Typographics, the first Korean Font Foundry.


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