Held the [Sandoll SAISIOT] Type Conference →
A type conference was held to share knowledge on the topic of typography. [Sandoll SAISIOT] symbolizes change through interaction, and embodies the commitment to creating positive change and growth together.
Developed 「LG EI Headline」 for ‘LG’ →
Hosted the Hangeul Day collaborative exhibition [My Favorite Hangeul] →
To commemorate Hangeul Day, an exhibition was hosted in collaboration with over 100 creators. Through this project, the form of ‘Hangeul’ as a script was reexamined, and its endless possibilities were conveyed.
Developed 「Jalnan Gothic」 for ‘GC company’ →
Webfont product launched on the ‘SandollCloud’ platform →
Leveraging new web font technology optimized for the Korean web font environment and Hangeul, a new, easy-to-use web font service has been launched.
‘Sandoll MetaLab’ Acquires Digital Stock Service ‘BBTree’
Sandoll's subsidiary, ‘Sandoll MetaLab’ acquired ‘BBTree’ and expanded its business scope to include stock image services utilizing generative image technology. Sandoll is broadening its IP to encompass essential content for creation, from fonts to stock images.
‘Sandoll Inc’ listed on KOSDAQ
‘Sandoll Inc’ became the first in the industry to be listed on the KOSDAQ
Developed 「Alibaba Sans KR」 for ‘Alibaba’
Developed 「NanumSquare Neo」 for ‘Naver’
Developed 「LINE Seed」 for ‘LINE’
Developed 「Coupang Sans」 for ‘Coupang’
Registered a technology patent for webfont services
A technical patent has been registered for the method of web font service in the font service system.
(Patent No. 10-2420159)
Released NFT project ‘TYPY’ →
Sandoll Metalab is researching advanced blockchain technology that can separate and recombine NFTs, linking the scientific principles of Hangeul to the core identity of TYPY.
Registered a technical patent for font recognition
A technical patent has been registered for neural network training data for font recognition, as well as for an AI-based font recognition method and recognition system.
(Patent No. 10-2349506) (Patent No. 10-2349510)
Established the subsidiary company, ‘Sandoll MetaLab’
‘Sandoll MetaLab’ researches and utilizes new technologies to create services that can assist creators across a diverse range of fields.
‘SandollCloud’ has abolished license distinctions for the convenience of users and to facilitate a free environment for font usage.
Released ‘SandollCloud’ mobile version
It is the first Latin-exclusive font released by Sandoll, and it is also a variable font.
It is the Korean version of 「Greta Sans」 a large multilingual family from the Dutch type foundry Typotheque. With a total of 10 weights, it offers a wide range of usability from very small body text to very thick headlines.
Presented CJK font production techniques at ‘ATypI 2019’
Held a unveiling presentation for the new font, 「Sandoll Jeongche」 →
New spinoff entity Sandoll Inc
Purpose of spinoff include font business expansion and strengthening service offering.
Transformed the ‘SandollCloud’ into a broader service area as a platform business
It is the first variable width font developed by ‘Sandoll’. As a groundbreaking font that breaks away from conventional formats and structures, it offers users a novel experience.
This font, characterized by its bright and cheerful impression, is designed for much more versatile use than the traditional solid square-framed typefaces
Winner of <2017 iF Design Award>,「Hyundai Sans」
Winner of <2017 Red Dot Award> 「Hyundai Sans」
Hosted the 570th Hangeul Day special exhibition [DNA of Hangeul Type]
From the ideation to design, development, and hinting of Korean fonts widely used in everyday life, the process of creating fonts has been organized into a single flow, making it easy for visitors to understand
Developed 「Kakao Friends」 for ‘Kakao Friends‘
Developed「NanumSquare」 for ‘Naver’
「NanumSquare」 won the first place in Hangeul category at <2016 GRANSHAN>
「Sandoll LateSpring」 won the second place in Hangeul category at <2016 GRANSHAN>
「Sandoll Sandoll Jebi2」, <2015 GRANSHAN> Won the first place in Hangeul Category
Launched cloud font service ‘SandollCloud’
Sandoll launched ‘SandollCloud’, a cloud font service that allows convenient use of Sandoll's fonts anytime, anywhere.
As a leading font foundry in Korea, Sandoll was responsible for the Hangeul design of 「Noto Sans」.
「Sandoll MyeongjoNeo1」, 「Sandoll GothicNeo1」 won the first and second place respectively in Hangeul category of <GRANSHAN 2014>
「Sandoll Tokyo」 Won the first place in display type category in <GRANSHAN 2014>
「'OllehNeo」, exclusively customized for KT won the main prize in the typography category at the <2014 Red Dot Design Award>
Developed 『Sandoll GothicNeo』 series, 「Sandoll GothicNeo1」
This body text font is designed with a user-centric approach, encapsulating Sandoll's technology and experience.
Incorporated 「Apple SD Sandoll GothicNeo」 into Apple's OS X and iOS
Established ‘Sandolltium Co., Ltd.,’ a company specializing in Hangeul cultural products
Developed 「Samsung」, the first corporate-exclusive font in South Korea
It is a corporate-exclusive font developed through a collaboration between Sandoll and Samsung Electronics. It was created to provide a consistent Samsung experience at all user touchpoints.
Customized 「Nanum serif」 for ‘Naver’
Hosted ‘Korea Japan Typography Forum’
Developed 「Yonandi」 for ‘Hyundaicard’
Applied Manual Hinting technique for the first time during the ‘Microsoft’ 「Malgun Gothic」 project
Sandoll participated as a project partner for embedding Korean fonts in Windows.
Supplied font package Hangeul style to ‘Hancom Inc’
It is Sandoll's representative body text font, a modern reinterpretation of the Myeongjo (Serif) style.
‘Sandoll’, the beginning of a long history
Shocked by the reality of importing Hangeul typesetting from Japan, CEO Seok Geum-ho established ‘Sandoll Typographics’, South Korea's first Korean font foundry.