Danielstone Publishing [뜨인돌출판사]

Love All Play (2022); It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (2020); Temperature of Love (2017)

Yeon Seung-woo (Choi Seung-yoon) is distributing samples of new products of his family’s company in episode 15 of Love All Play / The Speed Going to You 493km (너에게 가는 속도 493km) (KBS2, 2022) and gets a phone call just when arriving in front of this building.

This building is shown as SangSangESang Publishers, whose only author is Ko Moon-young (Seo Ye-ji), a writer of scary children’s picture books. In episodes 1 and 2 of It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (사이코지만 괜찮아) (tvN, 2020), Moon Gang–tae (Kim Soo-hyun) is injured during a book reading and publisher Lee Sang-in (Kim Joo-hun), worried that Gang-tae will sue for an injury caused by his author, asks him to visit the publishing offices. Gang-tae gets a signed copy of the latest book for his brother, an interesting encounter with Moon-young and is offered (but rejected) a hefty bribe by Sang-in.

Bae Ta-mi/Tammy (Im Soo-jung) confronts Oh Jin-woo (Ji Seung-hyun) for framing her at this book publisher’s office in episode 5 of Search: WWW/Type in Search Word: WWW (검색어를 입력하세요: WWW) (tvN, 2019) when Song Ga-kyeong (Jeon Hye-jin) shows up all of a sudden and overhears the situation. Tammy then walks down the building’s characteristic criss-cross staircase in a glass wall.

This interior of this location appears as Park Jung-woo’s (Kim Jae-wook) office in episode 2 of Temperature of Love (사랑의 온도/愛情的溫度) (SBS, 2017) where Kim Joon-ha (Ji Il-joo) brings Lee Hyun-soo (Seo Hyun-jin) to introduces her to his school’s senior Jung-woo. But when Jung-woo suggests working together, she refuses and leaves.

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Established on June 29 2011, Danielstone Publishing [뜨인돌 출판사] —or Danielstone Pub [뜨인돌출판] for short— is a South Korean book publisher’s headquarter, completed in 2016 and located in Paju Book City in Paju’s [파주시] neighborhood Munbal [Munbal-dong/문발동] — part of its administrative neighborhood Gyoha [Gyoha-dong/교하동]. It sits vis-à-vis Mediterium [메디테리움] and is in walking distance to/from Laflor Paju Flowercafe [플라워카페 라플로르] and Mimesis Art Museum [미메시스 아트 뮤지엄].

On their website, the name Danielstone Publishing has also been explained as a word play: “돌”, which is Korean for stone, refers to “the stone that destroys idols” from Daniel 2:35 of the Old Testament. They strive to publish books that will look at every corner of society and entice the reader to think and act, along with non-fiction books that give “comfort and strength to life”, and which allows readers to “think independently and to solve problems “. The company also publishes children’s books that “cultivate dreams, challenge spirit, and wisdom”.

Instagram: @ddstone_books

337-9, Hoedong-gil, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
경기도 파주시 회동길 337-9
(서패동 471-2)
Geolocation: 37.716021, 126.691666

Getting here
Hapjeong Station [합정역], Seoul Subway Lines 2 or 6, Exit 1
▶ Walk to the bus stop outside the station to bus stop #14-8951
▶ Take Bus #2200 to Bus Stop ‘Paju Lotte Premium Outlets’ [롯데 프리미엄 아울렛] (no. #31-7071) — 39 minute ride.
▶ It’s a 3-minute walk from here.

— submitted by sarahms; last updated 24/06/2022
Search: WWW added by GGRIP

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