Twelkmeyer is a recreation of a type
designed by Victor Twelkmeyer –
an architect, painter, and professor.
He designed this type studying at
the VHUTEIN (it was a center for
three major movements in Russian
avant-garde art and architecture:
constructivism, rationalism, and
Twelkmeyer typeface is a mirror to
the Soviet architecture 30's.
It reflects the impressions from
Vesnin brothers and Ginzburg's
works, a curiosity to Bauhaus,
and the first test of the waters
of the socialist reconstructions.