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Type design in Albania


Albian Gagica

Digital artist in Kosova, Albania. Behance link. Most historians believe that the Albanians are descendants of the Indo-German tribesmen called the Illyrians who were in the Western Balkans ca. 1000bc. Illyria (2011) is a curly monoline sans script that permeates Victorian perfumes. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ana Hoxha

Tirana, Albania-based designer of Juan Miro Typeface (2012), a school project that was finished in EPS vector format. Free download. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Burim Loshaj
[Loshaj Foundry]

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Emiljo Zhupani

Saint Louis, MO-based designer of the geometric eperimental typefaces Befold (2014) and Groot (2014). Emiljo was born in Pogradec, Albania and studied at the St Louis Community College. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Emir Zaimi

Albanian designer (b. 1992) of the hand-drawn typeface Popo (2010). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Enrik Doci

Student in Tirana, Albania, who created the hand-drawn typeface Heavy Metal Lover (2012).

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Erion Dyrmishi

Aka Aron Delir. Albanian designer (b. 1987) of the circle-based typeface Dome Circle (2013), the sans typefaces Conero (2013), Kelvetica (2013), and Neovix Basic (2013), Bocemina (2013), and the videogame typeface Neovix (2013).

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Jurgena Tahiri

Freelance photographer in Tirana, Albania, who created the hair-stylized Ile Font and the fun display typeface Albanica in 2014. In 2015, Jurgena designed the curly Deco Type and the decorative caps typeface Albanica. Creative Market link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Loshaj Foundry
[Burim Loshaj]

Burim Loshaj's Albanian typefoundry, Loshaj Foundry, was established in 2013. It later moved to Erie, PA.

His first typeface is the condensed octagonal Pillar (2013). In 2014, he designed the sci-fi typeface Interstellar (Latin, Greek and Cyrillic) and the squarish typeface Cinderblock.

The shadow typeface South Central (2016) is inspired by the garffiti of some gangs in Los Angeles.

Dafont link. Creative Market link. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Pedro Angelo

During his graphic design studies at INFNET in Rio de Janeiro, Pedro Angelo created the free art deco typeface Drini (2015), which was inspired by the headline of the monthly Albanian tourism bulletin, published in Tirana from 1941 to 1943 during the Italian occupation. Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Qendrim Uka

Turana, Albania-based student-designer of the alphading typeface Albanian Flag (2014). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Taulant Sulko

Originally from Tirana, Albania, Taulant now lives in Ottawa. Using an on-line tool called Harmony, he drew the Insane Graphic Typeface in 2010. Taulant is an illustrator.

In 2012, Taulant made the thin condensded slab typeface Hammer.

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Ted Reka

Albanian designer of House M D (2006). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Valdet Hajdari

Tirana, Albania-based graphic designer who created Skuer (2012), a fat display typeface.

Behance link. Dafont link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Xhansel Xhabiri

Designer in Kosova, Albania, who created the ultra-black square-shaped typeface Anime in 2012 (no longer available). [Google] [More]  ⦿