Ilya is an art director and type designer, Russian-born, living in France. He got acquainted with design through music. A friend of his was designing posters for gigs, which inspired Ilya. He worked in branding, spatial and motion design, UX/UI. As of now, he focuses his attention on type design. He was a part of Black[Foundry] type design company, and recently opened his own studio Interval Type. He is also freelancing for design studios in France and Switzerland. Apart from commercial practice, Ilya runs personal musical and design projects.