Irina Smirnova started studying type design at the Moscow State University of Printing Arts and graduated in 2001. To gain type design experience she worked as free-lance designer for ParaType Inc. For several years she worked closely with and learned a lot from Tagir Safayev.
During 2002–2006 she taught courses on type design and lettering at the Institute of Modern Art in Moscow.
Currently Irina works as type designer at Art. Lebedev Studio.
Typefaces: ALS Kraft