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Henrik Mnatsakanyan

Lived from 1923-2001. Developer of more than one hundred Armenian typefaces, including Sovorakan Nor, Astch, Mnatsakanyan, Ibbenaran, Anragitaran, Lragrayn, Ararat, Grakan, Shoghshoghoun (1996), Henrik (1978), Grabar (1977), Haykakan Kar (1997), Jinj (1996), Dprotsakan, and Roslin. He founded the Type Design Laboratory in Yerevan in 1964, and ran it until 1984. Bardi (a tall extra-condensed face) and Haverj are Latin/Cyrillic typefaces that were digitized and extended in 2004 by Manvel Shmavonyan at ParaType. At the moment of his death in May 2001, Mnatsakanyan was the leading type designer in Armenia. Obituary at TDC.

Sharon Irving: Henrik Mnatsakanyan has been designing typefaces for more than fifty years. He developed more than one hundred Armenian typefaces, including Sovorakan Nor, Astch, Mnatsakanyan, Ibbenaran, Anragitaran, Lragrayn, Ararat, Grakan, Dprotsakan, and Roslin. His design skills were formed in the studio of the well-known Armenian artist Akop Kodjoyan. From 1954 to 1960 Henrik Mnatsakanyan worked at the Type Design Laboratory of the All-Union Printing Research Institute (NIIPolygraphmash). In 1962 he founded the Type Design Laboratory in Yerevan, and directed its work until 1984. He is a veteran of World War II and a member of the Armenian Artists Union. Bardi

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