Miniatures, Illustrations & Coats of Arms — Emir Burjanadze


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Emir Burjanadze (1937 – 2014) studied at the Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts and worked as an architect in the Industrial Graphics Department of the Technical Esthetic Union of Georgia. The creative work in this institution is closely linked with the first steps of Georgian graphic design where the first Georgian trademarks and symbolic emblems were created. In the 1970s, Burjanadze worked at the Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts. During his career, he helped create several different artistic Georgian fonts, trademarks, wine labels, miniatures, portraits, landscapes, coats of arms, and emblems. He is also well-known as the creator of the jubilee 10 lari coins dedicated to 3,000 years of Georgian statehood and the 2,000th anniversary of Christmas.