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Yanghee Ryu

Korean Script Specialist

Type Designer

Yanghee Ryu is an independent type designer specializing in Hangul. She studied visual communication design at Hongik University in Seoul and graduated from the MA program in Typeface Design at the University of Reading in 2017.
Yanghee released her first typeface Gowun-Hangul(2010) and Dongle-Hangul(2011) in Korea. Since then, she has participated in corporate type development projects such as Arita Buri (2012-2013), Ottogi Sans (2019-2021), and Mirae N school textbooks (2022-2023) as a senior type designer. She also has developed her own typefaces and does consulting on Hangul design for non-Korean foundries and students.
Her interests include multi-script type design for the Hangul typefaces harmonized with other scripts. Yanghee currently is based in Cambridge, UK.