Jul 20, 2023

ParaType font collection for the languages of Russia

The ParaType PT Sans and PT Serif font families were developed as part of the “Public Types of Russian Federation” project. The main objective of the project is to allow the peoples of Russia to read and write their native languages using free/libre fonts.

In addition to standard Western, Central European, and Cyrillic code pages, the fonts contain characters of all title languages of the Russian Federation.

PT Sans is based on Russian sans serif types of the second part of the XX century, but at the same time has a very distinctive features of modern humanistic design. The family consists of 8 styles 4 basic styles, 2 caption styles for small sizes, and 2 narrow styles.

PT Serif is a transitional serif face with humanistic terminals designed for use together with PT Sans. It consists of 6 styles 4 basic styles, and 2 caption styles for small sizes.

The fonts were released by ParaType, and designed by Alexandra Korolkova, Olga Umpeleva and Vladimir Yefimov.

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