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ParaType

ParaType was established as a font department of ParaGraph International in 1989 in Moscow, Russia. At that time in the Soviet Union, all typeface development was concentrated in one rather small group which belonged to a state research institute, Polygraphmash. It had the most complete, and in fact the only, collection of Cyrillic typefaces. The collection included revivals of Cyrillic typefaces developed by Berthold and Lehmann type foundries established at the end of 19th century in St. Petersburg and artwork from Vadim Lazurski, Galina Bannikova, Nikolay Kudryashov and other masters of type and graphic design of Soviet time.

ParaType became the first privately-owned type foundry in many years. A license agreement with Polygraphmash allows ParaType to manufacture and distribute their typefaces. Most of Polygraphmash staff designers soon moved to ParaType.

In the beginning of 1998 ParaType was separated from the parent company and inherited typefaces and font software from ParaGraph. The company was directed by Emil Yakupov untill February, 2014. Now the company is operated by Irina Petrova.

ParaType applies a multilingual approach to type design. Most of the fonts of the last years were developed from the very beginning for wide varieties of alphabets. ParaType’s standard character set covers Western & Central European, and Cyrillic languages. The ParaType collection also contains Arabic, Armenian, Georgian and Greek fonts.

The main directions of ParaType design are: i) new original typefaces for the Russian design and publishing community; ii) revivals of historical Russian typefaces; iii) Cyrillic extensions of the best of Latin typefaces.

ParaType pays particular attention to screen quality of its fonts. Most ParaType fonts are hinted manually and many of them are even delta hinted.

280 font families from ParaType

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Futura® PT

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22 fonts from $30.00
Futura® PT Futura® PT

DIN Condensed

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2 fonts from $30.00
DIN Condensed DIN Condensed

Circe

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6 fonts from $50.00
Circe Circe

Magistral

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18 fonts from $30.00
Magistral Magistral

Aphrosine

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3 fonts from $50.00
Aphrosine Aphrosine

Engravers Gothic

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2 fonts from $30.00
Engravers Gothic Engravers Gothic

Pragmatica

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44 fonts from $30.00
Pragmatica Pragmatica

Bank Gothic™

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2 fonts from $30.00
Bank Gothic™ Bank Gothic™

Circe Rounded

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8 fonts from $50.00
Circe Rounded Circe Rounded

Stem

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12 fonts from $50.00
Stem Stem

Bell Gothic®

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6 fonts from $30.00
Bell Gothic® Bell Gothic®

Futura® Futuris

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12 fonts from $25.00
Futura® Futuris Futura® Futuris

PT Sans Pro

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32 fonts from $50.00
PT Sans Pro PT Sans Pro

News Gothic™

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14 fonts from $30.00
News Gothic™ News Gothic™

Bodoni

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7 fonts from $30.00
Bodoni Bodoni

Humanist 521

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8 fonts from $30.00
Humanist 521 Humanist 521

DietDidot

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9 fonts from $30.00
DietDidot DietDidot

Journal Sans

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3 fonts from $25.00
Journal Sans Journal Sans

Plastilin

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4 fonts from $25.00
Plastilin Plastilin

Buratino

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1 font from $30.00
Buratino Buratino

Adonis™

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4 fonts from $30.00
Adonis™ Adonis™

Olga

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1 font from $30.00
Olga Olga

Xenia

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5 fonts from $25.00
Xenia Xenia

FreeSet

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12 fonts from $30.00
FreeSet FreeSet

Ladoga

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4 fonts from $30.00
Ladoga Ladoga

Courier

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6 fonts from $30.00
Courier Courier

Kapelka New

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1 font from $50.00
Kapelka New Kapelka New

Roundhand BT

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3 fonts from $30.00
Roundhand BT Roundhand BT

Liana

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1 font from $25.00
Liana Liana

Nat Vignette™

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2 fonts from $25.00
Nat Vignette™ Nat Vignette™

Reforma Grotesk

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4 fonts from $30.00
Reforma Grotesk Reforma Grotesk

Kapelka

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1 font from $25.00
Kapelka Kapelka

Unovis™

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1 font from $30.00
Unovis™ Unovis™

Dublon Brus

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3 fonts from $25.00
Dublon Brus Dublon Brus

Revival 565

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4 fonts from $30.00
Revival 565 Revival 565

Hermes

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2 fonts from $25.00
Hermes Hermes

Newton

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5 fonts from $30.00
Newton Newton

Aldine 401

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4 fonts from $30.00
Aldine 401 Aldine 401

Gothic 725

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2 fonts from $30.00
Gothic 725 Gothic 725

Yefimov Serif

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8 fonts from $50.00
Yefimov Serif Yefimov Serif

PT Script Ventus

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1 font from $25.00
PT Script Ventus PT Script Ventus

Milanette

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1 font from $25.00
Milanette Milanette

Parangon™

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15 fonts from $25.00
Parangon™ Parangon™

Kremlin Pro

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3 fonts from $30.00
Kremlin Pro Kremlin Pro

English 157

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1 font from $30.00
English 157 English 157

Star

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2 fonts from $25.00
Star Star

Zubilo

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4 fonts from $25.00
Zubilo Zubilo

Tatiana

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1 font from $30.00
Tatiana Tatiana

SchoolBook

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6 fonts from $30.00
SchoolBook SchoolBook

Textbook New

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8 fonts from $30.00
Textbook New Textbook New

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