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Julia Sysmäläinen

“She runs Juliasys, her own foundry, and has published some of her most successful typefaces at Berlin’s FontFont library and Moscow’s Art. Lebedev Studio. She discusses mushrooms in Russian and fish in Finnish, but uses neither language in her daily work as a senior designer at Edenspiekermann in Berlin. She has worked on major corporate design projects, designing websites and print publications as well as thousands of icons and dingbats. Having studied both linguistics and graphic design, she often develops fonts that represent “writing” in all its possible aspects — typefaces based on the handwriting of authors and artists. Meet Karelian philosopher Julia Sysmäläinen …”

Read the full interview by Jan Middendorp at MyFonts.

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