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Emma Zakharova

Russian type and graphic designer. She worked for VNII Polygraphmash as a type designer. Later, she worked as a type designer for ParaGraph. Her oeuvre includes

  • Tip Times (with Gennady Baryshnikov).
  • TextBook (1987). Italic and Latin sets added to the 1958 Polygraphmash typeface of Yelena Tzaregorodtseva.
  • TextBook New (2007-2008, Isabella Chaeva, ParaType) is based on Bukvarnaya (TextBook) photocomposing version designed in 1987 by Emma Zakharova. The initial Bukvarnaya for metal composition was created at Polygraphmash in 1958 by Elena Tsaregorodtseva specifically for first level school textbooks.
  • Mysl. Designed at the Polygraphmash type design bureau in 1986 by Isay Slutsker, Svetlana Yermolaeva and Emma Zakharova. It was based on the Polytizdatkaya type family (1966 Vera Chiminova), which in turn was inspired by the typefaces of Garamond. The family was initially developed for Mysl Publishers, Moscow, for text matter. Available now as ParaType Mysl in both Latin and Cyrillic versions, and also sold by URW. MyslNarrow (1992-1996, Intermicro, with Svetlana Yermolayeva and Isay Slutsker).
  • PT ITC Flora (1993). Co-designed with Vladimir Yefimov. She did the Cyrillization.

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file name: Isabella Chaeva Yelena Tzaregorodtseva Emma Zakharova Textbook New Bold 2008


file name: Isabella Chaeva Yelena Tzaregorodtseva Emma Zakharova Textbook New Regular 2008


file name: Isay Slutsker Svetlana Yermolayeva Emma Zakharova Mysl 1986







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