Developed at ParaType in 1995 by Alexander Tarbeev, based on Pragmatica, 1989, by Vladimir Yefimov. For use in advertising and display typography.
The typeface was designed by Gennady Baryshnikov.
Bold Italic is based on Flash typeface, 1939, by Edwin W. Sharr. Additional styles were developed at ParaType (ParaGraph) in 1992 by Vladimir Yefimov and Alexander Tarbeev.
Inspired by non-joining brush calligraphy.