About

Studio Life’n’Letters is specializing in lettering and custom typography. We work for agencies, publishing houses, and magazines, to create art for your projects.

Dina Ruzha combines her talents as a calligrapher, lettering artist, designer and an illustrator in the drawing of letters. Based in NYC, she runs the studio in lettering and custom typography, working for clients all over the globe.

Dina Ruzha has a solid academic background in design, illustration, typefaces, calligraphy, and typography and devotes a significant part of her time studying the history of those as that’s important for an artist.

Since then she has dedicated a large part of her time to teaching calligraphy and lettering.

Selected Clients

Melville House Publishing, LLC
Meshcheryakov Publishing House
Festival of Calligraphy And Lettering “Calligrafest”
International Type Design Festival “Typetersburg”,
School of Type Design
Lectoroom, online education
Online School Bang Bang Education

Honors & Awards

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Print and Published Media Design Category in 2017

Courses, seminars, and workshops:

2018, The most curious kinds of Cyrillic calligraphy – ligature ornamental script – Vyaz, The TypeLab at Typographics 2018, NYC
2018, Cyrillic Calligraphy, Monotype, NYC
2018, American Typography, Moscow/Russia
2017, Between the cursive script Skoropis, and the Copperplate, School of Calligraphy And Lettering U 0026, Moscow/Russia

Exhibitions:

2018, Museum of Outstanding Design, Como, Italy, 
2018, The Exhibition “Russian Calligraphy: Tradition and Experiment”, Moscow/Russia
2017 The 6th International Exhibition of Calligraphy in the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy, Moscow/Russia
2017, The Exhibition “Russian Calligraphy: Tradition and Experiment”, St. Petersburg/Russia
2015 The 5th Anniversary International Exhibition of Calligraphy in the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy, Moscow/Russia
2014 International Exhibition of St. Petersburg Association of Artists White Nights, St. Petersburg/Russia
2014 International Exhibition of Calligraphy and Typography Ruthenia, Kiev/Ukraine

Collections:

2017, The Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy, Moscow/Russia
2017, Private Collection, Norway/Oslo
2017, Private Collection, NYC/USA
2016, Private Collection, St. Petersburg/Russia
2015, The Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy, Moscow/Russia
2015, Private Collection, Moscow/Russia

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