March 2018


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 46 June 2014


Naumova Svetlana V.

Professor of the Department of Environmental Design,
Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts,
Ekaterinburg, Russia, e-mail: svetnau@mail.ru

Naumova Polina M.

PhD student.
Research supervisor: Professor L.Yu.salmin, PhD. (Art Studies),
Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts,
Ekaterinburg, Russia, e-mail: _-v-_@mail.ru


The article considers the state of the art in modern calligraphy and reviews the processes that are taking place in it in connection with progress in digital technologies. In spite of the fact that the basic function of calligraphical lettering of preservation and transfer of verbal information is lost in the digital ear, calligraphy is seeing growing demand first of all in the sphere of graphic design. Analysis of the functions of modern calligraphy and its role in computerised society have an important theoretical value for developing the methodology of font design and educational programs graphic design students.

Key words: calligraphy, font culture, digital calligraphy, graphic design, lettering


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Russian text of this article

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