Welcome to samarskaya.com, a gateway and accumulation of various projects and initiatives that I have been involved with. Am based in Brooklyn, NY where it is Generally, input exceeds output, but the latest updates on are Samarskaya breaks from Hoefler & Frere-Jones to focus on Samarskaya & Partners. () and out beyond this site U.S. protests over Minneapolis death rage on amid political finger-pointing ().
Symmetrically down to the day, and exactly four years later, I am satisfied to announce that I have officially concluded my tenure at Hoefler & Frere-Jones. I’ve had the opportunity to learn about the microscopic intricacies of letters, the spaces between them, and contribute to the drawing and success of a number of typefaces. Some already public, some still waiting in their pens to be released.
The list of typefaces that I've worked on include the design of Exchange, Ideal Sans, Retina, Sentinel, Sterling, Unnamed № L and Verlag. I’ve additionally contributed to the development of typefaces such as Archer, Forza, Gotham, Historical Allsorts, Numbers, Shades, Tungsten, Vitesse and Whitney.