Mr. Karpinsky was born in the Magadan region in (then) far eastern Russia. Since his graduation from the Moscow Higher School of Design in 1980, Mr. Karpinsky has worked as a graphic designer. In 1993, he began an ongoing collaboration with the Russian foundry ParaType
. ParaType has published several of his typefaces. Chervonec Uzkj is Oleg’s first published type family with Bitstream
In his down time, Mr. Karpinsky enjoys painting, literature and the visual arts.