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8 styles,
2008

Marlene Collection

Marlene Grande

Typotheque, Nikola Djurek, Ilya Ruderman, Hrvoje Živčić

  • Desktop
    $530
  • Web
    $530
  • App
    $1,060
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Marlene Grande LightMarlene Grande Light
  • Desktop
    $120
  • Web
    $120
  • App
    $240
  • Desktop
    $120
  • Web
    $120
  • App
    $240
48px
Marlene Grande RegularMarlene Grande Regular
  • Desktop
    $120
  • Web
    $120
  • App
    $240
  • Desktop
    $120
  • Web
    $120
  • App
    $240
48px
Marlene Grande MediumMarlene Grande Medium
  • Desktop
    $120
  • Web
    $120
  • App
    $240
  • Desktop
    $120
  • Web
    $120
  • App
    $240
48px
Marlene Grande BoldMarlene Grande Bold
  • Desktop
    $120
  • Web
    $120
  • App
    $240
  • Desktop
    $120
  • Web
    $120
  • App
    $240
About

Marlene is an elegant, high contrast Egyptian face with a distinctive and contemporary calligraphic flourish. The Roman version with its robust square vertical serifs delivers a sense of vitality and rigorousness. The italic is sharp and fast-paced with elegant, thin upstrokes and unusually high connection points of curves to stems. Together, these styles add to the appealing character of Marlene making it an ideal choice for books and magazines. Marlene type family comes in a text version with eights styles (Marlene), a display version Marlene Grande. Combined, they offer complete typographic palette for the most demanding designers. Marlene Grande typeface family was published in 2010, designed by Nikola Djurek with Hrvoje Zivčić. Cyrillic version was designed by Ilya Ruderman. In 2008, Marlene was shortlisted for the Best Typefaces of 2008 by Typographica. In 2010 Nikola Djurek received the Icograda Excellence Award for his typefaces Marlene, Brioni and Plan Grotesque. In 2011, Marlene was selected as one of the best typefaces of the decade in AtypI’s Letter 2 competition. In 2011, Nikola Djurek received the International Association of Art Critics Award for his font families Marlene, Delvard, Plan Grotesque.

Languages

Afrikaans, Albanian, Azeri (lat), Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Gaelic (Irish), Galician, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Kurdish (lat), Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian (lat), Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spain, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek (lat)

Authors

Typotheque

Typotheque is a type foundry and design studio run by Johanna & Peter Biľak, and Nikola Djurek. Typotheque is a type foundry based in The Hague, the Netherlands, developing and marketing original fonts for Mac and PC. Its commitment is to continue the traditions of independent type foundries, contributing its tiny bit to the continuous sequence of type history, creating quality typefaces of its time and needs. Typotheque’s focus on extended language support has driven the development of fonts that support not only most Latin-based languages, but also those based on Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, Armenian and Devanagari scripts.

Nikola Djurek

Nikola Djurek was born in Croatia, studied in Croatia, Italy and finally in The Netherlands at postgraduate master course Type and Media at Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, he earned his PhD degree in the graphic and type-design field. Nikola is a partner at Typotheque, and teaches at Art Academy - DVK, University of Split and University of Zagreb, Faculty of Design.

Ilya Ruderman

Ilya Ruderman, a type and graphic designer and teacher, lives and works in Moscow. He is a graduate of the Moscow State University of the Printing Arts (2002), where his graduation project was done under the supervision of Alexander Tarbeev. He has a MA degree in type design from the Type & Media program at the Royal Academy of Art in the Hague (2005). After completing the program, he returned to Moscow, where he has collaborated for a number of media: Kommersant, Afisha, Moskovskiye Novosti, Bolshoi Gorod and Men’s Health Russia. In 2005-2007 he was art director for Afisha’s city guidebooks, following which he was art director for RIA-Novosti, a news agency, for several years. Since 2007 he has also supervised the curriculum in type and typography at the British Higher School of Art and Design in Moscow. He has been very active as a consultant on Cyrillic since 2008. In 2014 he founded CSTM Fonts with Yury Ostromentsky.

Typefaces by Ilya Ruderman: BigCity Grotesque Pro, Kazimir, Permian (a typeface-brand for the city of Perm) and Cyrillic versions of: Austin, Dala Floda, Graphik, Marlene, Moscow Sans (as a consultant), Typonine Sans, Thema.

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