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Type design in Moldova


Alteran X
[Nick Polyarush]

Nick Polyarush (Alteran-X on DeviantArt, aka Nic Shackle) from Moldova created Forerunner Covenant (2006), a font from the Halo video game series. He also made the Dead Space "Unitology Script" font after the Dead Space video game series (2008). Furthermore, he designed Vulcan Script based on the Vulcan Ancient style Script from the Star Trek series (2011) and a Dead Space Title font as it appears in the title screen for the game and on box cover art (2011). Blockhead was designed in 2011 as well.

In 2012, he created the sci-fi typeface Astera and the experimental typeface Nox (as it appeared in Stargate SG-1 on Heliopolis (Season 1, Episode 10)).

In 2015, he designed the hand-crafted typefaces Biscuits and Nic.

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Blessed Print
[Dmitrii Mikitenko]

Dmitrii Mikitenko (Blessed Print, Chisinau, Moldova) created the connected brush script typefaces BetterFly (2015) and Miletta, and the calligraphic (wedding) scripts TheSecret and Flamingo in 2015.

Typefaces from 2016: Mozart Script (formal calligraphic or wedding script), Blessed Script, Blessed Appetite Sans, Blassed Mamaliga Condensed Serif, Amelia Script. Another URL. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Dmitri Moruz

Moldovan type designer who lives in Cahul City. MyFonts link. He made the wavy irregular typeface Mimic (2011). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Dmitrii Mikitenko
[Blessed Print]

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Dmitry Derzhansky

Youngster from Chisinau, Moldova, b. 1988. Creator of the geometric experimental font Circles New (2009). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Iana Pokina

Illustrator from Moldova who is based in Chisinau. Typefaces from 2016: Domini, Handsome Doodle Font, Enjoy (an inky all caps typeface), Slender Spring (a font with budding leaves).

Typefaces from 2017: Oh Dear (thick brush script). Creative Market link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ink and Honey
[Irina Vascovet]

Chisinau, Moldova-based designer of the hand-crafted Latin / Cyrillic typeface Ricotta (2017). Behance link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Irina Bandyk

Bendery, Moldova-based designer of Ink Brush Font (2016, for Latin), Thinletter (2016), Inks (2016), Liliafon (2016), Handliner (2016), and Blobletter (2016). [Google] [More]  ⦿

Irina Vascovet
[Ink and Honey]

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Nick Polyarush
[Alteran X]

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Pavel Lipcean

Chisinau, Moldova, and later Carlsbad, CA-based creator of Corporation Font (2011), an all caps sans face: I began building this font when I felt lack of business class type of fonts that should be professional, straight and legible. The font gives a feeling of power, confidence and quality.

In 2014, he designed the minimal sans typeface family Englandia.

In 2015, he made the free futuristic typeface Artificial Mind.

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Sasha Voy

Designer in Chisinau, Moldova, who created the Taboo Club poster in 2012. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Sergey Volhonsky

Moldovan designer of the beautiful unconnected calligraphic script typeface Diana (2002, Paratype), which covers both Latin and Cyrillic.

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Sergiu Artkeetekt

Chisinau, Moldova-based designer of the decorative blackletter typeface Neogothic (2015). [Google] [More]  ⦿


Moldovan creator of these free fonts:

  • Berry Rotunda (2016).
  • Excalibur Nouveau (2015). Pure art nouveau.
  • Dyer Arts and Crafts (2015).
  • Behrens Antiqua Initialen (2015, after Peter Behrens, 1907). A revival font.
  • Morris Jenson Initialen (2015). Contains many of William Morris's art nouveau initial letters done for Kelmscott Press. A revival font.
  • Feinsliebchen Barock (2015). Also known as Kanzlei Initialen, an excessively ornate set of blackletter initials.
  • Maximilian Antiqua Initialen (2015). An initial caps version of Rudolf Koch's Maximilian Antiqua.
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Victor Kaczynski

Graphic designer in Straseni, Moldova. He created a typographic poster entitled Porsche 911 (2013). [Google] [More]  ⦿