Soviet type recreation. Twelkmeyer typeface

  • Twelkmeyer is a recreation of a type 
    designed by Victor Twelkmeyer – 
    an architect, painter, and professor.




  • He designed this type studying at 
    the VHUTEIN (it was a center for 
    three major movements in Russian 
    avant-garde art and architecture: 
    constructivism, rationalism, and 
    suprematism).




  • Twelkmeyer typeface is a mirror to ​​​​​​​
    the Soviet architecture 30's. 
    It reflects the impressions from 
    Vesnin brothers and Ginzburg's 
    works, a curiosity to Bauhaus, 
    and the first test of the waters 
    of the socialist reconstructions.




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