Comintern

author: Sergey Shapovalov
About project

At the course, I chose a font based on the Soviet typography of the 1930s for my graduation project, and as a result I developed Comintern, a slanted italic. This font is intended for headings and logos, contains a large number of contextual alternatives and, in the future, should be updated with stylistic alternatives. Comintern blends well with the bold geometric grotesque Strogy, which I also developed as part of the Big Font Course.

About student

I am 33 years old. I came to live, study and work in St. Petersburg from Krasnoyarsk. I graduated from art school and the Academy of Architecture in Krasnoyarsk. I studied calligraphy at the St. Petersburg school «From Az to Izhitsa.» Since 2012, I have been working in graphic design, developing logos, identity and packaging. I work at an agency. I have had several solo lettering exhibitions in Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk. After the course, I plan to further develop as a type designer.