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A guide on Cyrillic typography
for graphic designers
_How to design in a script without being able to read it
_Thematizing relevance of Cyrillic today
_Perspective from both native and non-native speakers
_Includes interviews with professionals
Cyrillic is a script applied by more than 250 million people across Europe and Asia using more than 100 languages. Within the last 15 years it has become increasingly more visible, popular, and utilized in the West.
The Ukrainian author reflects on the relevance of Cyrillic in today’s world, looks at its history and current design trends, provides an overview of the typographic rules and offers practical advice on designing with Cyrillic type. The book also includes interviews with graphic and type design professionals.
In our globalized world, in which multiscripturalism is increasingly important, Cyrillize it! offers designers a method for professionally and successfully handling a different script system. Featuring a playful and esthetically appealing design, and a number of outstanding examples of contemporary graphic design, the publication is also of interest to everybody generally curious about Cyrillic design and related cultures.