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Tomorrow’s new typeface: Uglaya

A new modular typeface by Valery Golyzhenkov

November 14, 2019

A new modular typeface by Valery Golyzhenkov


Uglaya accords the principles of the modular font. The preset small number of elements involved in the construction allowed to achieve unexpected expressiveness both in individual characters of the font and in the set. The modular approach limits the means of crafting a form but also frees us from adhering to perfection and elegance. At the end of the journey, all we have to do is either accept or reject the result.


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Author

Valery Golyzhenkov is a graphic and type designer, a teacher, a partner in the Letterhead Studio, creator of the project Typoholic.ru and a member of the editorial board of the online journal ‘Shrift’. In 1998, with Yury Gordon and Olga Vasilkova, he founded Letterhead. His work has been honored at the Moscow Festival of Advertising, ADCR, Shrift and Grafit, a festival of alternative design.

Typefaces by Valery Golyzhenkov: ArtChronika, Grammatik, First Prize, Formalist, Dead Metro, Recruit, Svyaznoy, type system for the magazine WTF(ashion)?

Uglaya on tomorrow

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