Yury Ostromentsky is a type and graphic designer. Like Ilya Ruderman, Ostromentsky graduated from the Moscow State University of the Printing Arts in 2002, where he completed a graduation project under the tutelage of Alexander Tarbeev. Since graduating, Ruderman has worked as a designer and art director for publishers and design studios. From 2004 to 2012, he art directed the magazine Bolshoi Gorod (Big City), for which he created several display typefaces as well as several original typefaces and Cyrillic versions of Latin fonts in collaboration with Ilya Ruderman. His typefaces won awards in the Contemporary Cyrillic 2009 and 2014 competitions. In 2004, along with Ruderman, Dmitri Yakovlev, and Darya Yarzhambek, he created the website DailyType. In March 2014, again with Ruderman, he founded CSTM Fonts. Ostromentsky’s typefaces include RIA Typeface, Kazimir, Pilar, and BestLife.