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Korolev Compressed

Korolev Compressed Full family

Includes: Korolev Compressed Thin, Korolev Compressed Extra Light, Korolev Compressed Light, Korolev Compressed Regular, Korolev Compressed Medium, Korolev Compressed Demi Bold, Korolev Compressed Bold, Korolev Compressed Extra Bold, Korolev Compressed Heavy

Korolev Compressed Alternates Essentials

Includes: Korolev Compressed Extra Light, Korolev Compressed Medium, Korolev Compressed Extra Bold

About Korolev Compressed
DF Korolev is a 72 weight geometric sans serif family based on lettering by an anonymous Soviet graphic designer from the propaganda displays at the Communist Red Square parade in 1937. It has been named in honor of Sergey Pavlovich Korolyov, or Korolev, considered by many to be the father of practical astronomics. Rational and robust, it is also elegant and refined. Tracings done in Illustrator over a photograph featuring this type pinned down some of the basic character shapes. These were then imported into FontLab, where the full glyph complement was developed. The lower-case has been designed from scratch, and adheres to the structural logic of the uppercase as closely as possible.
Designed by
Rian Hughes
Current release
Jan 1, 2001
Initial release
Jan 1, 2001
Language support
Western Europe, Central/Eastern Europe, Baltic, Turkish, Romanian
Stylistic Alternates, Standard Ligatures, Proportional Figures, Tabular Figures
Font formats
Individual weights & styles (9 fonts)
Thin, Extra Light, Light, Regular, Medium, Demi Bold, Bold, Extra Bold, Heavy
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