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4–7 September, 2019

Alexandra Korolkova

Alexandra Korolkova is a Cyrillic type designer, type researcher, and type consultant. She has been working for ParaType since 2009 as the head of type design and, from 2014, as the type director. From 2009 to 2011, she participated in the Public Types of Russian Federation project (which included PT Sans and PT Serif) as the principal designer. She also wrote a book on typography for beginners in Russian (roughly translated as Lively Typography). She has won awards in many international type-design competitions (including Modern Cyrillic, Granshan, and ED Awards) and received the Prix Charles Peignot in 2013.

ATypI Tokyo | Friday, 6 September, 2019 | 14:20 – 14:40 | Miraikan Hall

The Quest for Modern Cyrillic

Talk | Presented in English

2019 is the year of the next Modern Cyrillic type design competition. The competition used to be very infrequent (the previous one was Modern Cyrillic 2014, and before that, Modern Cyrillic 2009), and many Cyrillic typefaces have been designed and...

Presented by Alexandra Korolkova , Dmitry Goloub