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Edik Ghabuzyan

Head of the Department of Creating and Keeping Armenian fonts of the National Book Chamber in Yerevan, Armenia. Edik Ghabuzyan (b. 1952) has been creating Armenian computer fonts since about 1988---a total of about 300 digital fonts. In 1997, one of his fonts won the Best Font prize in HiArt Armenian Fonts competition. In 2005, his Vernatun and ArmTimesST fonts were awarded the main prizes and the Titghosagir the first prize in Mashtots-1600 Electronic Fonts competition. In 2006, several of his fonts won the main prizes in Armenian Schoolbook Fonts competition. He has designed Armenian letters in Unicode and later Latin, Cyrillic and Greek letters, preserving a uniform style /across the spectrum. Today, Edik Ghabuzyan works at the National Book Chamber of Armenia as the head of the section of Saving and Creating Armenian Fonts. He won several awards at Granshan 2008, and organized both Granshan 2008 and 2009.

He created (free) Armenian extensions of Microsoft's Tahoma, GHEA Tahoma (Regular, Bold), in 1996. His winning entries in Granshan 2009 include Aragast (for Cyrillic), Asparez, Parmani, Notgrir, and Diana.

He also designed Mariam, GHEA Tigran (2008, awarded the Grand price in the Granshan 2008 International Type Design competition), GHEA Koryun (2011), GHEA Gohar (2009), GHEA Aspet (2011), GHEA Lilit (2012, a nice text family), GHEA Narek (2012, a sans family with built-in contrasts), Mijnadaryan (2013), GHEA Arpi (2013), Avandakan (2013), GHEA Dvin (2014), GHEA Tatevik Display (art deco), GHEA Kamar (geometric avant garde sans), GHEA Katil (a plump display typeface related to the modern fat typefaces), GHEA Narek Serif, GHEA Aram.

Free official fonts of the Armenian Government: Grapalat, Mariam. Most of his fonts cover Latin, Greek, Cyrillic and Armenian.

A partial list of his typefaces: ASF Angela, ASF Angela Sans, ASF Daniel, ASF Daniel Sans, ASF Daniel Slant, ASF Dar21, ASF Diana, ASF George, ASF Goga, ASF Library, AVH Arman, GHEA Anahit, GHEA Aragast, GHEA Araks, GHEA Aram, GHEA Aram Display, GHEA Aram Title, GHEA Ararat, GHEA Aratta, GHEA Architect, GHEA Arpi, GHEA Ashot Erkat, GHEA Aspet, GHEA Ayb, GHEA Ayg, GHEA Bekum, GHEA Bever, GHEA Biayna, GHEA Circle, GHEA Davit, GHEA Diana, GHEA Dvin, GHEA Erebuni, GHEA Gohar, GHEA Hayk Davtyan, GHEA Hayk Title, GHEA Helvetica Geo, GHEA Heqiat, GHEA Kamar, GHEA Karpet, GHEA Kars, GHEA Katil, GHEA Khoragir Pro, GHEA Koryun, GHEA Lilit, GHEA Mymekh (missing Bold), GHEA Narek, GHEA Narek Display, GHEA Narek Poster, GHEA Narek Pro, GHEA Narek Serif, GHEA Parisp, GHEA Petur, GHEA Script, GHEA Sepatar, GHEA Tatev, GHEA TatevikArt, GHEA Terti, GHEA Tigran Pro, GHEA Title, GHEA TitleSS, GHEA Urartu, GHEA Vanadzor, GHEA Vem, GHEA Vernagrayin, GHEA VoskeDar, GHEA Yerevan, GHEA Yerevan Serif, GHEA Yerkar, GHEA Zeytun, HASH Ani, HASH Ani Soft, HASH Anna, HASH Anush, HASH Ashtghik, HASH Ashtghik Serif, HASH Eva, HASH Heqiati, HASH Hripsimeh, HASH Romantic, IT Grinnar, LGSH Liana, MAA Marieta, MAA Sergo.

GHEA Narek Display won an award at the Morisawa Type Design Competition 2014.

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