Svet Simov

Svet Simov

Svet Simov

Fontfabric is the foundry of Svetoslav Simov, a visual designer who is located in Sofia, Bulgaria, b. 1984. Highly innovative designer whose creations have lots of style and flair. Many fonts are for both Latin and Cyrillic.

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2019: Top 10 Cyrillic fonts

This is our first annual ranking of the top ten Cyrillic fonts of 2019. You can choose from our suggestions or add your own. The only condition is that the font is in Cyrillic and published in 2019. Cyrillic fonts published before 2019 will not be included in the ranking.

Which are the ten Cyrillic fonts of 2019, we will announce at the end of March 2020. Until then, the ranking is open to participation.

 
Adapter
Adapter
Author
William Montrose,
Sláva Jevčinová,
David Březina
Year of creation
2019
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Baldufa
Baldufa
Author
Ferran Milan,
Pilar Cano
(Letterjuice)
Year of creation
2019
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Zangezi Sans
Zangezi Sans
Author
Daria Petrova
Year of creation
2019
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Corsa Grotesk
Corsa Grotesk
Author
Alexander Nedelev
Year of creation
2019
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Maver
Maver
Author
Ani Dimitrova
Year of creation
2019
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Grafema LC
Grafema LC
Author
Jacklina Jekova,
Todor Georgiev
Year of creation
2019
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FM Bolyar Sans Pro
FM Bolyar Sans Pro
Author
Jordan Jelev,
Vassil Kateliev
Year of creation
2019
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Noah
Noah
Author
Svet Simov,
Radomir Tinkov,
Stan Partalev
Year of creation
2019
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FS Brabo Pro
FS Brabo Pro
Author
Fernando Mello,
Pedro Arilla,
Krista Radoeva
Year of creation
2019
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Curbe
Curbe
Author
Olga Pankova
Year of creation
2019

 
Arturito
Arturito
Author
Cristian Tournier,
Denis Ignatov
Year of creation
2019
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Vasil Stanev

Vasil Stanev

Vasil Stanev

Typographer and type designer in Sofia, Bulgaria, b. 1982, Sofia, who worked mostly for Svetoslav Simov’s typefoundry, Fontfabric, before setting up his own shop, VSF (Vasil Stanev Foundry).

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Svetlin Balezdrov

Svetlin Balezdrov

Svetlin Balezdrov

Svetlin Balezdrov was born in 1981 in Sliven, Bulgaria. He graduated in Poster and Visual Communication from the National Academy of Art, Sofia. He is a doctor of History of Art and Fine Arts. At present he is a lecturer in Advertising Design at the National Academy of Art, Sofia. He works in the fields of typography, graphic design and animation. In 2018, Svetlin Balezdrov and Svetoslav Simov co-designed the humanist sans typeface family Squad at Fontfabric.

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Stan Partalev

Stan Partalev

Stan Partalev

Type designer at Fontfabric in Sofia, Bulgaria. He was part of the Fontfabric team that designed the 521-font family Zing Rust, Zing Sans Rust and Zing Script Rust in 2017. In 2018, he published the free all caps lapidary typeface Colus at Fontfabric. In 2019, Svet Simov, Radomir Tinkov and Stan Partalev designed the 72-strong Noah family of geometric sans typefaces, which is partitioned into four groups by x-height from small (Noah Grotesque) to medium (Noah and Noah Text) to large (Noah Head).

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Radomir Tinkov

Radomir Tinkov

Radomir Tinkov

Radomir Savov Tinkov (RST Fonts) is a Bulgarian type designer. Creator of these typefaces:monoline sans typefaces Usumaru (2009) and Shinbi (2009), RST (2009, techno), Chibi (2009), Toast (2009, ultra-black), the military stencil Pondera (2009), the fat counterless typeface Tenshu (2010), the monoline extended sans family Cillian (2010), the fat geometric typeface Tenshu Extra Black (2011). The monoline sans face Selly (2011), the headline sans Alasar. Nexa Rust (2014, Fontfabric) is a set of 83 weathered letterpress emulation fonts that evolved from Nexa and Nexa Slab. This was a project by Radomir Tinkov, Ani Petrova, Svetoslav Simov and Vasil Stanev. Muller (2015, Fontfabric). This Hairline-to-Heavy 20-weight Latin / Cyrillic sans family was designed for universal use, and is a tad wider than normal. It is characterized by flush vertical or horizontal terminals. Muller Narrow was added in 2016.
In 2015, Ani Petrova, Svetoslav Simov and Radomir Tinkov co-designed the 214-style mammoth font system Intro Rust, a rough version of Fontfabric’s Intro. the fonts are partitioned over Intro Rust, Intro Script, Intro Head and Intro Goodies. Qanelas (2015). A 20-weight geometric sans typeface family (+Cyrillic). Made warmer and friendlier in the 2016 release of Qanelas Soft. Sensa (2015, Radomir Tinkov and Svetoslav Simov) is a hand-crafted 21-style family divided into the subfamilies Sensa Brush, Sensa Pen, Sensa Wild, Sensa Sans, Sensa Serif and Sensa Goodies. Maya Script. Alasar (2015). A narrow sans family. Ridley Grotesk (2016). A modern sans serif workhorse family. Gilroy (2016). A 20style geometric sans typeface family.

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Plamen Motev

Plamen Motev

Plamen Motev

Type designer based in Sofia, Bulgaria. As a student working with Fontfabric in Sofia, Bulgaria, Plamen Motev designed the free circle-themed slightly condensed retro typeface Phenomena (done together with Radomir Tinkov) and the free 8-style narrow grotesque family Akrobat for Latin and Cyrillic in 2016. In 2017, Plamen Motev and Svetoslav Simov co-designed Uni Neue, a total remake of Fontfabric’s earler typeface Uni Sans (2009). He was part of the Fontfabric team that designed the 521-font family Zing Rust, Zing Sans Rust and Zing Script Rust in 2017. Typefaces from 2018: Gilam (by Ivan Petrov, Plamen Motev and Svetoslav Simov: based on DIN, but more geometric and with obliquely cut terminals).
Typefaces: Akrobat, Gilam, Uni Neue, Phenomena

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Nikolay Petrousenko

Nikolay Petrousenko

Nikolay Petroussenko

Nikolay Petroussenko is a type designer and artist based in Sofia, Bulgaria. He graduated from the National Academy of Art, Sofia. He worked in Poststudio, a studio for visual communication and later at DecoType in Amsterdam. Currently he is part of Fontfabric in Sofia. Designer of the transitional text typeface Sapienza (2016). He was part of the Fontfabric team that designed the 521-font family Zing Rust, Zing Sans Rust and Zing Script Rust in 2017. In 2018, Jacklina Jekova and Nikolay Petroussenko co-designed Singel at Fontfabric. Singel is a neoclassical serif with semi-condensed proportions for Latin and Cyrillic. Its ten roman weights are complemented with ten quite different italic weights. Codesigner of Mozer (2019, by Svetoslav Simov, Ani Petrova, Mirela Belova and Nikolay Petrousenko: a condensed headline sans family that covers Latin, Greek and Cyrillic; Mozer SemiBold is free).

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Ani Petrova

Ani Petrova

Ani Petrova

Type designer, b. 1988, Sofia, Bulgaria, who works at Fontfabric, Svetoslav Simov’s typefoundry. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at The National Academy of Art in Sofia. In 2014 she obtained a Master’s degree in type design.

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Authors

A

Aaron Bell
Aaron D. Chand
Adam Katyi
Adam Twardoch
Adi Floyde
Adrian Frutiger
Akira Kobayashi
Alberto Romanos
Alejo Bergmann
Alex Slobzheninov
Aleksandr Moskovskiy
Alexander Nedelev
Aleksandar Nikov
Alexander Pravdin
Alexander Sapozhnikov
Alexandra Korolkova
Alexei Vanyashin
Andreas Eigendorf
Andreas Nolda
Andrew Kensler
Andrij Shevchenko
Andriy Dykun
Andriy Konstantynov
Ani Petrova
Ania Wieluńska
Anton Chernogorov
Apostrophic Labs
Archil Imnadze
Asen Tiberiy Baramov

B

bBox Type
Belleve Invis
Berthold Wolpe
Berton Hasebe
Boris Garic
Borys Kosmynka
Botio Nikoltchev

C

Carrois Type Design
Charles Borges de Oliveira
Charles Casimiro
Charles Gibbons
Chris Simpkins
Christian Schwartz
Christian Thalmann
Chuck Masterson
Cosimo Lorenzo Pancini
Cristian Tournier
Cyril Mikhailov

D

Dalton Maag
Dastan Miraj
Dave Rowland
David Březina
David Jonathan Ross
Denis Ignatov
Denis A Serikov
Denis Masharov
Denis Sherbak
Dmitriy A. Horoshkin
Dmitriy Chirkov
Dmitry Barsukov
Dmitry Goloub

E

Eduardo Manso
Eimantas Paškonis
Elena Kowalski
Emily Spadoni

F

Frank Grießhammer
Fredrick R. Brennan

G

Galin Kastelov
George Triantafyllakos
Gluk Fonts [Grzegorz Luk]
Grigorij Gushchin

H

HermesSOFT
Hubert Jocham

I

Igor Kosinsky
Igor Kuznetsov
Igor Petrovic
Igor Stepanchenko
Ilya Ruderman
Irene Vlachou
Irina Smirnova
Iste Fonts [ Yuri Zabavchik ]
Ivan Gladkikh
Ivan Petrov
Ivaylo Hristov

J

Jacklina Jekova
Jakob Runge
Jason Smith
Jean-Baptiste Levée
Jens Kutilek
Jonathan Pierini
Jose Scaglione
Jordan Jelev
Jos Buivenga
Juan Pablo del Peral

K

Katsia Jazwinska
Kevin Burke
Khaled Hosny
Kiril Zlatkov
Kostas Bartsokas

L

Lasko Dzurovski
Laura Caldentey
Laura Meseguer
Letter Collective
Lisa Fischbach

M

Maciej Włoczewski
Made Type
Måns Grebäck
Marcelo Magalhaes
Margarita Dyakovich
Maria Doreuli
Mariya Domnikova
Mariya V. Pigoulevskaya
Mark Simonson
Martin He
Mariano Diez
Mateo Broillet
Mateusz Machalski
Matthias Tellen
Michael Chereda
Michał Jarociński
Mikhail Medvedev
Miles Newlyn
Milka Peikova
Milos Mitrovic
Mirela Belova
Misha Panfilov

N

NaumType
Niccolò Agnoletti
Nick Shinn
Nikola Djurek
Nikola Kovanovic
Nikolay Petrousenko

O

Oleh Lishchuk
Olga Pankova
Olga Umpeleva

P

Panos Haratzopoulos
Paul Barnes
Paul D. Hunt
Paul James MIller
Pavels Lavrinovics
Pete Klassen
Peter Biľak
Peter Bushuev
Peter Olexa
Peter Wiegel
Phil Garnham
Plamen Motev
Przemek Hoffer

R

Radomir Tinkov
Raph Levien
Rasmus Andersson
Riccardo Olocco
Robert E. Leuschke
Robert Jablonski
Roland Hüse
Ross Milne
Rumyana Sokolova
Rune Bjørnerås

S

Sam Radian
Sergei Godovalov
Sergiy Tkachenko
Skyhaven
Sláva Jevčinová
Stan Partalev
Stanislav Chiganov
Stefan Peev
Stefan Stoychev
Steve Matteson
Svet Simov
Svetlin Balezdrov
Swiss Typefaces [ Ian Party ]

T

Teo Tuominen
Thomas Käding
Tikhon Reztcov
Titus Nemeth
Tobias Frere-Jones
Todor Georgiev
Tom Grace
Toshi Omagari
Tristan Grimmer

V

Vaibhav Singh
Vasil Stanev
Vassil Kateliev
Vera Evstafieva
Verneri Kontto
Veronika Burian
Veronika Slavova
Vincent Chan
Vitaly Kuzmin
Vlad Viperov
Vova Egoshin

Y

Yoann Minet
Yulia Chernova
Yury Ostromentsky

Z

Zetafonts