Modern serif cyrillic...

bigbird's picture

Hi all - I am working on an identity project for a client in Russia. I need to find a cyrillic font which reflects a contemporary interpretation of a heritage brand. I am thinking something along the lines of Fedra Serif, but I need a cyrillic character set. Any suggestions?

Pieter van Rosmalen's picture

Fedra Serif has a Cyrillic characterset:


bigbird's picture

Thanks Pieter - I'll get that now. Any alternative suggestions?

Nick Shinn's picture

...a contemporary interpretation of a heritage brand...

Modern Suite

The Scotch Modern was the prevalent serif style immediately prior to the Russian revolution.
During the Soviet era, it was revived as New Standard, which, like revivals of the Scotch Modern elsewhere, was "cleaned up", so this finely-detailed digitization of the letterpress effect represents a fresh take on the genre.

J. Tillman's picture

An earlier Cyrillic discussion:

bigbird's picture

Thanks both of you - I'm loving Scotch modern...great tip!

Evgeny Grigoriev's picture

Oh, no. Just do not use the cyrillic of FF Quadraat!

Indra Kupferschmid's picture

Why not? Is it so bad?

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