Ilya is an artist, type and graphic designer. His fascination with street art has led him to typography and visual arts. Ilya received a diploma in graphic design from the Russian-British Institute of Management (Chelyabinsk). He graduated from the Faculty of Arts and Design at UJEP (Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic). During his studies, he studied at the HSD University of Applied Sciences (Düsseldorf, Germany). He is now at the Graduate School of Applied Arts in Prague, UMPRUM, at the font and typography studio. His Thaw font was awarded at the “Modern Cyrillic 2019.” He participated in exhibitions in the Czech Republic, Russia, Poland, and Slovakia.