Studio Em Dash

Studio Em Dash is a typography consultancy run by Min-Young Kim. We provide variety of type-related services focused on CJK-Latin multilingual environment such as type development project management, typographic researches, matching font proposals, marketing strategies, and more. We also write articles and books, give lectures, and plan workshops regarding CJK-Latin typography.









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Colophon Foundry
Font-pairing consultation on Japanese & Korean

2023   
#works

Set of Japanese and Korean typeface suggestions to match with a certain Latin typeface (style & weight)

(WIP) Google Fonts
Noto Serif Hentaigana

2023~
#works
Project management, design evaluation, marketing social media plans, onboarding production

Google Fonts
CJK type development
project manager

2019~
#works
  • Project management, design evaluation, marketing social media plans, production on Japanese and Korean fonts (approx. 50 font families for the past three years)
  • Custom CJK type development (WIP/NDA)
  • CJK type reviews

* A few examples of font projects for Google Fonts

Adobe CreativeCloud
CJK typography research
2020~
#works
  • Script specific typography consultancy on Adobe products and features
  • User interviews and reports

DINAMO Typefaces
Font-pairing consultancy on Japanese & Korean
2022
#works
Set of Japanese and Korean typeface (OFL) suggestions to match with five best-selling typeface families on DINAMO

Diatype / Favorit / Ginto / Monument Grotesk / Whyte




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