Oncetype is a typography project by Kelly Moonkyung Choi giving a new function to wooden types that lost their original function. Oncetypes are reprodued as if each type was cast. This is achieved by mixing oils and sodium hydroxide at an certain temperature, adding various materials to produce soap liquid, pouring it to the mould and leaving it until it becomes solid.
Kelly Moonkyung Choi
Kelly Moonkyung Choi is a graphic designer with an interest in the visual images obtained from the manual process. In 2015, she participated in Typojanchi as a curator of Book Bricks. She had a solo exhibition, Gutenberg Bubble (Factory2, 2018) and several group exhibitions such as Art+Work (Art Center White Block, 2018) and Typojanchi (Culture Station Seoul 284, 2019).