Vera Evstafieva is a type designer from Moscow, specialising in Cyrillic and Latin type design and lettering. She graduated from Moscow State University of Printing Arts, for which she received the TDC Scholarship Award. She is also a graduate of the Type & Media course at KABK in the Netherlands.
During her work at ArtLebedev Studio, Vera designed the ALS Direct typeface for wayfinding, which is used in Moscow’s underground metro, Pulkovo airport, and other public spaces. Since late 2007, Vera has worked as an independent designer, calligrapher, and part-time teacher. She began her Infonta type foundry in 2010, and her Amalta typeface won the TDC2 prize in 2011.
In 2014 and in collaboration with TypeTogether, Vera designed the Cyrillic for Literata, the custom typeface for the Google Play Books App.
Vera now lives in Cambridgeshire, England.