Chapter “About the Letter Аа ” (pages 8397, PDF, 870 KB)
It took only three years for Yuri Gordon, Russian designer, illustrator, type developer and engraver, to write, and the studio to compose, design, and publish the book about each and every letter of the Russian alphabet. It deals mostly with Cyrillic characters, but uses Latin letter examples as well.
Yuri Gordon graduated from the Art & Technology of Print Materials Design Faculty of Moscow Polypraphic Institute (now called Moscow State University of Printing Arts). He has worked as a type designer since 1976. Yuri developed his first complete digital typeface called FaRer in 1996. He is one of the founders of the Letterhead studio specializing on original Cyrillic typefaces.
Book in dust jacket
Pages 3637: Type Terminology According to V. Krichevsky and V. Yefimov
Pages 4041: Text Dynamics and Visual Rhyme
Pages 180181: History and Construction of the Letter й
Pages 276277: Letter у in Life and its Visual Rhymes
Release date: February 24 2006
Over 4000 illustrations
Format: 220×290 mm
Number of copies: 5000