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[Korea Week1] Hangul and the Korean Letterform - Korean Typography Workshop(Oct 5, Oct 7)

[Korea Week1] Korean Typography Workshop

Korean Consulate in Toronto is hosting an online workshop in collaboration with the Korean Society of Typography to introduce the Korean alphabet: Hangul to a broader audience here in Canada. The workshop will be held on October 5, and 7th, 2021 at 7:30 pm and will be conducted by Fritz K. Park 박경식, director of International Relations for the KST and instructor at Toronto Film School and OCAD U.

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 5, Thursday October 7, 2021 at 7:30-9:00pm EST

Location: Zoom (Details for joining the workshop will be delivered to those who register through

Registration link :

(You can submit your questions in advance by email

Title: Hangul and the Korean Letterform -- An Introductory Workshop

Topics include:

• The Advent Of Hangul

• Hangul: A Modular Writing System

• Korean Type Design Basics

• Contemporary Graphic Design In Korea

• Hangul In Popular Culture


Day 1(Oct .5)

Introduction + Lecture 1: Hangul, a Modular Writing System

Exercise 1: Your Name in Hangul

Lecture 2: History of Hangul

Day 2(Oct. 7)

Lecture 3: The Beauty of Hangul

Exercise 2: Hangul Building Blocks

Lecture 4: The Future of Hangul

* While the workshop lectures are open for all, the exercises for both days will be limited to the first 30 who register.

Presenter: Fritz K. Park (박경식)

Fritz studied Communication Design at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design at Milwaukee WI., USA (BFA) and received his MFA in Design Management at Hongik-IDAS in Seoul, Korea.

He is principal of graphic design studio N&Co. specialising in design consultancy, branding and print. He lectures on typography, editorial design and design process at Samsung Art & Design Institute, Konkuk University, the Toronto Film School, and OCADU among other schools. He divides his time between Toronto and Seoul, and serves as Director of International Relations for the Korean Society of Typography (2020-2021).

Please click on the link below or the QR code on the poster to access the survey for this workshop:


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