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Type design in Moldova


Adel Evin

Chisinau, Moldova-based designer of the free font Moldova Ethnic (2019), which is based on ancient Moldavian motifs. [Google] [More]  ⦿

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 handcrafted 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. Other early typefaces include Draft Cheese, Graficx, Holiday, Kiss Me, Linella, Masterink, Modern Script, Patteson, Rotundio, Shrifton, Sunse Fun, TheSecret, Trajan, and Zippy.

Typefaces from 2016: Mozart Script (formal calligraphic or wedding script), Blessed Script, Blessed Appetite Sans, Blessed Mamaliga Condensed Serif, Amelia Script.

Typefaces from 2017: The Wedding Script (Spencerian), The Creative, Sophia Script (a great swashy calligraphic typeface family), Dorotthy Script.

Typefaces from 2018: Betterfly, Cardinal (a great weathered medieval calligraphic script), Charlotte (free script font).

Typefaces from 2019: BP BlackWhite (a copperplate calligraphic script typeface by Dmitrii Mikitenko and Sabina Aliyarova), Outstanding Victoria (calligraphic script).

Typefaces from 2020: Creative Vintage (in the orbit of Cooper Black).

Typefaces from 2021: Ecatherina (a 15-style copperplate calligraphic script). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Diana Raileanu

Iasi, Romania (and before that, Chisinau, Moldova)-based designer of the octagonal pattern-themed typeface Carpatic (2017) and the incised / flared typeface Diametra (2018). [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]  ⦿

Eugen Papen

Chisinau, Moldova-based designer of the dusty textured bespoke typeface Ramuri (2018) for the Romanian Ramuri brand of clothing. [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]  ⦿

Igor Tkachuk

Tiraspol, Moldova-based designer of Colla Brush (2017) for Latin and Cyrillic. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Ink and Honey
[Irina Vascovet]

Chisinau, Moldova-based calligrapher. Designer of the handcrafted Latin / Cyrillic typeface Ricotta (2017) and the free handcrafted Latin / Cyrillic typeface Amalfi (2017).

In 2018, she designed the brush script typeface Lindore. Still in 2018, Irina and Vova Vascovet co-designed the hand-lettered typeface Barila. [Google] [MyFonts] [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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[Marin Damian]

Moldovan designer of Athletic Condensed (2019) and Basic Pixel (2019).

In 2020, he designed the blackletter typeface Spoke. [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

Marin Damian

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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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Sabina Aliyarova

Moldovan designer of the feature-laden copperplate calligraphic script typeface BP BlackWhite (2019, with Dmitrii Mikitenko). [Google] [MyFonts] [More]  ⦿

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.
  • Blumenstrauss Caps (2018).
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Victor Kaczynski

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

Zanik Design (or: Graphicado)
[Zaporojan Nicu]

Chisinau, Moldova-based designer of the sci-fi typeface Neuron Spatial (2017) and the roman inline typeface Invictus (2017). In 2018, he designed the monoline sans family Evo, the stencil typeface Capitolia, the squarish modular display typeface Roger, and the spurred typeface Emperor. Graphicriver link. [Google] [More]  ⦿

Zaporojan Nicu
[Zanik Design (or: Graphicado)]

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