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Gowun Batang(고운바탕) is a serif text typeface inspired by neat, pencil-written handwriting letterforms. Gowun means ‘neat and delicate’ in Korean and this typeface has a warm and friendly impression. Batang is the style name for serif Hangeul text typeface.
It is designed especially for Hangeul typography, but it also includes Latin alphabet as a part of KS X 1001. This typeface has a regular and a bold weight.

Basic Information
Gowun Batang(고운바탕) is a revised name of ‘Gowun Hangeul-Batang(고운한글바탕)’ which was released in 2010. It consists of a full set of modern Hangeul syllables(11,172 characters), Google Latin plus set, and punctuations and symbols in KS X 1001. This typeface has a regular and a bold weight.
• Gowun Batang-Regular was released in 2010.
• Gowun Batang-Bold was released in 2016.
• The Latin alphabet is redesigned for Ver.2.0 in 2020.
• The full set of modern Hangeul syllables(11,172 characters) is completed by adding 8822 Hangeul syllables in 2020.
• There is a sibling family, Gowun Dodum(고운돋움).

Type Designer

Yanghee Ryu

Yanghee Ryu is an independent type designer. Since she released ‘Gowun-Hangeul‘ in 2010, she has participated in a lot of personal and commercial typeface development projects. She keeps working on designing Korean fonts that are well-harmonized with multiple languages.

Open source details

Gowun Batang is available via an open source license. You're free to use it with your Adobe Fonts account just as you would any other font in the Adobe Fonts library. For information regarding other uses of Gowun Batang, see copyright and license details for Gowun Batang Regular and Gowun Batang Bold.

Licensing Information
The full Adobe Fonts library is cleared for both personal and commercial use.

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How to Use

You may encounter slight variations in the name of this font, depending on where you use it. Here’s what to look for.


In application font menus, this font will display:

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To use this font on your website, use the following CSS:

font-family: {{familyCtrl.selectedVariation.family.css_font_stack.replace('"', '').replace('",', ', ')}};
font-style: italicnormal;
font-weight: {{familyCtrl.selectedVariation.font.web.weight}};

Glyph Support & Stylistic Filters

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