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Pilar, a geometric sans serif, has been designed for large display purposes. It is a contemporary reworking of the typography of European art déco. The first version of this typeface was drawn by Yury Ostromentsky for the headlines of Bol’shoy Gorod (Big City) magazine in 2012. The typeface now has four stylistic sets, with four sets of alphanumeric glyphs, one default and three alternates. Every letter comes in four different designs. The four sets are called: Regular Open, Wide Closed, Narrow and Wild. With this variability, one and the same word or phrase can be given a different look while remaining within one graphic system.

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Ilya Ruderman and Yury Ostromentsky, founders of CSTM Fonts (2014) and font distributor type.today (2016) are both graphic and type designers.

They graduated from Moscow State University of Print (Graphic Design Department), where they took Alexander Tarbeev’s classes. Later Ilya Ruderman graduated from Type & Media (Royal Academy of Art), the Hague, the Netherlands. After graduation he was a tutor of Type&Typography course at British Higher School of Art and Design, Moscow (2008-2015), and an art-director of information agency RIA Novosti. He designed Cyrillic versions of typefaces such as Lava, Graphik, Neutraface and others, for Typotheque, Commercial Type, Typonine and House Industries. He is an author of: Permian typeface, Big City Grotesque and several other corporate typefaces.

Before 2013 Yury Ostromentsky worked mostly as an editorial designer and art-director of BigCity Magazine, where he used his personal lettering that was the base of the Pilar typeface. He is an author of several book series designs and logotypes.

Both typefaces of Ilya Ruderman and Yury Ostromentsky were the winners of such type design competitions as Modern Cyrillic 2009, Modern Cyrillic 2014, Granshan 2011, European Design Award 2012. Kazimir typeface and Tele2 Typefamily, the CSTM Fonts’s latest releases, were among the winners of Granshan 2015.

Supported languages: German, Spanish, Dutch, English, Polish, Russian, French, Czech, Swedish, Portuguese, Catalan, Italian, Slovenian, Maltese, Arabic, Devanagari, Greek, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Hebrew, Chinese (hk), Japanese, Korean, Tamil, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Turkish, Hungarian, Vietnamese, Bengali, Kannada, Cherokee, Thai, Armenian, Belarusian, Danish, Macedonian, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Serbian, Telugu, Malayalam, IPA, Latvian, Chinese Pinyin, Finnish, Filipino, Malay, Croatian, Kazakh, Romanian, Persian, Indonesian, Slovak, Hindi

File Size: 10.13 MB

Release date: June 13, 2017

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