Alexandra Korolkova

Native touch. Adjusting your cyrillic for real use

TYPO Berlin 2013 Touch | Friday, 17 May | 3:00 pm | Show | English

Nowadays, quite a lot of Western designers add other scripts, like Cyrillic or Greek, to their typefaces. Fortunately, the time of “Cyrillic” which can’t be recognized at all, is gone, but does it mean that any recent Cyrillic designed by Latin-writing typographers is good? This presentation is devoted to fine-tuning the Cyrillic part of typeface to make it really usable.

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Alexandra Korolkova

Art Director, ParaType

Alexandra Korolkova is a Cyrillic type designer, type researcher and type consultant. She has been working for ParaType since 2009 as a Head of Type Design, and from 2014 — as a Type Director. In 2009–2011 participated in Public Types of Russian Federation project (including PT Sans and PT Serif) as the principal designer. She also wrote a book on…

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