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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 one 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 artworks of 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 established two companies: ParaType Inc. in California and ParaType, Ltd. in Russia that inherited typefaces and font software from ParaGraph. Both companies are directed by Emil Yakupov, former head of the font department of ParaGraph.

ParaType apply 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.

In addition to fonts, ParaType develops software utilities for multilingual typing. The ParaWin series of products extends the language support of Windows and make it possible to work with multilingual documents.

275 font families from ParaType

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Bernhard

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Bernhard Bernhard

Ripe Apricot

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Ripe Apricot Ripe Apricot

Blick

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Blick Blick

AdverGothic

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AdverGothic AdverGothic

Astrosym

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Astrosym Astrosym

Pollock

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Pollock Pollock

Standard Poster

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Standard Poster Standard Poster

Buratino

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Buratino Buratino

Parangon™

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15 fonts from $25.00
Parangon™ Parangon™

Humanist 531

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Humanist 531 Humanist 531

Emploi

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Emploi Emploi

Titla Brus

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Titla Brus Titla Brus

Zhikharev

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Zhikharev Zhikharev

Baltica

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8 fonts from $30.00
Baltica Baltica

Quadrat Grotesk New

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Quadrat Grotesk New Quadrat Grotesk New

New Letter Gothic

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New Letter Gothic New Letter Gothic

Ariergard Rondo™

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Ariergard Rondo™ Ariergard Rondo™

Nat Flight

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Nat Flight Nat Flight

Svetlana

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Svetlana Svetlana

Star

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Star Star

PT Script Zephyr

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PT Script Zephyr PT Script Zephyr

Quartal

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Quartal Quartal

Propisi

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Propisi Propisi

Betina Script

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Betina Script Betina Script

Journal Sans

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Journal Sans Journal Sans

Didona

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Didona Didona

Kuenstler 480

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Kuenstler 480 Kuenstler 480

Graffiti

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5 fonts from $25.00
Graffiti Graffiti

Courier

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6 fonts from $30.00
Courier Courier

Dom™

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4 fonts from $30.00
Dom™ Dom™

Nazhdak

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Nazhdak Nazhdak

Fashion Plate

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Fashion Plate Fashion Plate

Journal

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4 fonts from $25.00
Journal Journal

Raleigh™

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6 fonts from $30.00
Raleigh™ Raleigh™

Letter Gothic 12 Pitch

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Letter Gothic 12 Pitch Letter Gothic 12 Pitch

Nat Grotesk

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14 fonts from $30.00
Nat Grotesk Nat Grotesk

Bella

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Bella Bella

Aldine 401

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Aldine 401 Aldine 401

DJ Parade

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12 fonts from $25.00
DJ Parade DJ Parade

Hybrid

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8 fonts from $30.00
Hybrid Hybrid

Herold

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Herold Herold

Telegraph

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Telegraph Telegraph

Bogdan

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Bogdan Bogdan

Peter Skoropis

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Peter Skoropis Peter Skoropis

Crash

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Crash Crash

Neva

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Neva Neva

AuktyonZ

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AuktyonZ AuktyonZ

Airy

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Airy Airy

Izhitsa

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Izhitsa Izhitsa

Orbi Sans™

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8 fonts from $30.00
Orbi Sans™ Orbi Sans™

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