Ruben Hakobyan (Tarumian) Was born in 1963, in Yerevan. In 1985 has graduate Faculty of Architecture and Construction of the Yerevan Polytechnical Institute, having received qualification of the architect. The first works in typographics concern 1986th year. In 1989 has created one of the first in Armenia computer fonts for Xerox Ventura Publisher. His first Type1 fonts has created in 1991 year. The first Armenian fonts under ArTarumian brand has created in 1993 year. In 2007 year creates fonts of Arian family. Since 2006 is the chairman of NGO «Association of Type Designers». Is engaged in teaching activity. Has also the scientific works concerning to history of writing.