Font type BasileusBased on the comparison of the Latin, Greek and Cyrillic fonts: Civilité, Greek cursive handwriting, Cyrillic cursive handwriting
Pen sketches, picture digitizing, font creation in FontLab
Font type ALS DulsineaBased on the Russian clerks handwriting (2nd half of the 19th century)
Pen sketches, picture digitizing, font creation in FontLab Studio. Poster: paper, 60х90 cm. 2006
Vera Yevstafyeva, type designer, teacher.
Born in 1980, Moscow.
Graduated from the Moscow State University of Printing Arts, the Faculty for Graphical Arts in 2003.
In 2002, she won a scholarship of TDC (Type Directors Club) Scholarship Award for students learning script design and typography.
2003 - 2004 Studied at the postgraduate course Type & Media, KABK in Royal Academy of Arts in Hague, Holland.
2004 - 2005 Participated in creation and development of Fedra font family (© Peter Bilak).
2005 - 2007 Staff script designer and calligrapher in Artemy Lebedev Studio.
Typeface: Barley, Rossica, Aafje, Basileus, ALS Direct, ALS Dulsinea, Iona, Traffoldino, Lilienthal Grotesk.
2004-2005 Assistant at the Moscow State University of Printing Arts, the Faculty for Graphical Arts, Department of Art and Technical Design of Printed Products, conducting a special course on font design.
2005 — 2008 Course “Script and Typography” at the Moscow Institute of Modern Arts
She lectured in Moscow higher education institutions on Holland education in script design, creation of new script, photostencils and scripts; she presented reports at conferences of the Association Typographique Internationale and Svyato Kirilici fest in Kharkiv.
She is a constant member of ZapfGames calligraphic contest jury, held by Script workshop under the Moscow State University of Printing Arts.
2000 Photography contest “Man and city”, Yekaterinburg
2001 “Script corridor” in the Moscow State University of Printing Arts in the framework of the International script contest “Bukva: raz”
2002 Participation and organization of student works in the Museum of Book under the Moscow State University of Printing Arts – illustrations to Decameron by Boccaccio, engravings.
2003 Exhibition of works from Moscow book painters, at the Central House of Artists on Kuznetsky most.
Jul 2004 Type & Media course graduation works exhibition, Meermanno Museum of Book, Hague, Holland
Sep – Oct 2004 Graduation works exhibition in Prague, VSUP, in the framework of Association Typographique Internationale conference
Nov 2005 Exhibition The Hague Letters in the British Higher School of Art & Design, Moscow.
Author's projects: Cyrillic Cookies, Open-air calligraphy. Participation in DailyType, TypeFamily projects.
Member of Association Typographique Internationale.