Ilya Ruderman

Guest teacher at TypeMedia

Ilya Ruderman (1979, Moscow) is a type and graphic designer and teacher, actually living and working in Barcelona. He is a graduate of the Moscow State University of the Printing Arts (2002) under the guidance of Alexander Tarbeev. He has a MA degree in type design from the TypeMedia program at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague (2005). Since 2014 he teaches a workshop Cyrillic every year at TypeMedia .

After studying in The Hague, Ilya has collaborated for Kommersant, Afisha, Moskovskiye Novosti, Bolshoi Gorod and Men’s Health Russia. From 2005 to 2007, he was art director for Afisha’s city guidebooks and art director for RIA-Novosti, a news agency. Since 2007 he has also supervised the curriculum in type and typography at the British Higher School of Art and Design in Moscow. He is a consultant on Cyrillic since 2008. In 2014 he founded CSTM Fonts with Yury Ostromentsky.

Typefaces by Ilya Ruderman are BigCity Grotesque Pro, Kazimir, Permian (a typeface-brand for the city of Perm) and Cyrillic versions of Austin, Dala Floda, Graphik, Marlene, Moscow Sans (as a consultant), Typonine Sans and Thema.