Russian Constructivist Fonts

Russian Constructivist Fonts

One of our most stylish packages is our collection of Constructivist Fonts based on poster lettering from the early post-revolutionary period in Russia, including designs based on the styles of famous designers of the period like Alexander Rodchenko, Mikhail Vrubel and Sergei Eisenstein.  These are typical of the movement which led to Soviet Realism and which influenced design around the …


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Wendingen: New Font

Wendingen: New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Wendingen  was an architecture and design magazine published in Amsterdam from 1918 to 1932.  It was one of the leading influences in the Art Deco movement and the the related Amserdam School of Dutch Expressionism.  It featured issues which focused on the work of DeKlerk, Liszitsky, Frank Lloyd Wright and others. Although it was published for …


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Rykov – A New Font

Rykov – A New Font

BUY NOW TRY DEMO Rykov is a Ukrainian constructivist font from the early 1930s. It has some characteristics in common with German Art Deco fonts, like our recent release Bulwark. It’s an excellent font for bold poster design uses. Rykov has both an English language and modified Russian character set, both included in the sames font. The upper case characters …


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Bulwark Font

Bulwark Font

Bulwark is a more unusual selection from our collection of recently acquired old German letterpress fonts. It is very much in the constructivist style, called Bauhaus in Germany. The letters are large and blocky and many are filled in so they are completely solid. The overall result is eye-catching and very bold.


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Under Construction Sale

Under Construction Sale

For the next few days – maybe as much as a week – our site will be undergoing a fairly radical transformation as we implement an entirely new theme with new features and a radically different look.


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Font Sampler from the Ukraine in 1930

Font Sampler from the Ukraine in 1930

I was exploring the listings on eBay recently and stumbled onto a listing for a book of sample type designs from the Ukraine, published in 1930. The images on eBay were not that informative, but I was intrigued, so I ordered it. It took quite a while for the book to get here from the Ukraine, but when it arrived …


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