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 Typographica’s Best of 2013: Huronia () and out beyond this site U.S. envoy to visit Seoul as deadline looms for stalled North Korea talks ().
Typographica has released their round-up of 2013 font release favourites, including m’ write-up on Ross Mills’ Huronia.
“Across the writing systems, the Huronia drawings are a beautiful post-individual-tool rendering: somewhere between brush strokes (the Inuktitut italics!) and paper cut-outs (the Latin Capitals!) with their mix of smoothly wavering curves and scissor-turning corners. The sometimes cockeyed angles and decisions of the individual glyphs, when viewed at a macro scale, explain themselves as they blend seamlessly in text — a warmer Dwiggins, not to overuse the reference.”