Briography & Awards
Pavel Pisklakov — designer, typographer and educator. Born, lives and works in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Assistant Professor at the South Ural State University.
Specializes in posters, identity and typography. His works were exhibited all over the world: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Czech Republic, Mexico, Montenegro, Liechtenstein, Iran, Ecuador, South Korea, China, Hungary, Poland, Peru, Estonia, Slovakia, Uruguay, Italy, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Bulgaria, Croatia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Macedonia, USA, Thailand, Spain, Austria, Germany, etc. Received several national and international awards. He has held lectures and workshops about newspaper, magazine and poster design, history of the poster and communication design for different audiences. He speaks at different international design conferences, in particular, he was the only Russian speaker at the international conference on typography Face Forward (2015, Dublin, Ireland), World Design Congress during World Design Summit (2017, Montreal, Canada), 7th International Conference on Typography and Visual Communication (2019, Patras, Greece). He has also organized and hosted design events in Chelyabinsk, among them such world-known exhibitions as TDC’s Best Typography, Tolerance Poster Show, annual Poster for Tomorrow exhibitions.
He has been a member of the jury and preselection committees of Poster For Tomorrow, A’Design Award & Competition, Adobe Design Achievement Awards, Grand Prix Du Design, C-IDEA Design Award, etc.
Member of ATypI, AIGA and Russia Designers Association.
Winner of “50 Books | 50 Covers 2018” organized by AIGA and Design Observer, Honorary award at 11th International Triennale of Eco-Poster “4th block”, Excellence Award at 3rd Contemporary Ink Design Biennale on Beijing Design Week 2020, Excellence Award at Ink Art & Pattern on Beijing Design Week 2019, several Silver Awards and Honorable mentions in Graphis Design Annuals and Graphis Poster Annuals.