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한글 (hangul)

October 2022


Hangul was created by King Sejong the Great in the 15th century to promote literacy in the Korean peninsula. The language, since its creation, has been popularized, banned, celebrated, and praised for its design and function. In the modern age, it is the pride of Korea in its success in establishing and maintaining literacy and beyond as innovative design. This visual essay explores the journey the written language has experienced to eventually persist and thrive.

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