Jean François Porchez

jean francois porchez
Founder of Typofonderie, type director of ZeCraft, Jean François Porchez’s expertise covers both the design of bespoke typefaces, logotypes and typographic consultancy. He is honorary President of the Association Typographique Internationale (was ATypI President in 2004–2007) and frequent speaker at conferences all over the world. Introduced to French Who’s Who in 2009. In 2014, Perrousseaux publishes his monograph.

After training as a graphic designer, during which he focused on type design, Jean François Porchez (1964) worked as a type director at Dragon Rouge, then at Le Monde newspaper. Since 2012, he is the programme director for typographic design master at ECV (France). He taught type design at Type@Cooper, Cooper Union (United States), at the MA typeface design at the Reading University (United Kingdom), at Ensad, (France) and conduct regularly type design workshops all over the world. He also contributes regularly to international publications. He was awarded the Prix Charles Peignot in 1998 and numerous prizes for his typefaces.

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Typefaces

Allumi, AlphaPoste ¶, Ambroise, FF Angie ¶, Angie Sans, Anisette, Anisette Petite, Apolline, Ardoise, AW Conqueror ¶, Bienvenue ¶, BHV Marais ¶, Charente ¶, Costa, Deréon, EndlessStory ¶, Graph Schneider ¶, Henderson BCG Sans ¶, Henderson BCG Serif ¶, La Fayette Sans ¶, Le Monde Courrier, Le Monde Journal, Le Monde Journal Ipa, Le Monde Livre, Le Monde Livre Classic, Le Monde Sans, Lion ¶, Macif ¶, Marianne ¶, Mencken Head, Mencken Text, Nespresso ¶, Parisine, Parisine Girouette ¶, Parisine Office, Parisine Plus, Renault Identité ¶, Retiro, Sabon Next, Script Fleury Michon ¶, Singulier ¶, Sitaline ¶, Tron Uprising ¶, Verspieren ¶, Vuitton Persona ¶.
¶ Exclusive typeface, not available as retail typeface.

Véronique Porchez

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After 20 years in the fashion industry, Véronique Porchez (1967) joins Typofonderie in 2011 as associate. She manages licensing, new developments and brings her relationship skills to build and implement new designers into Typofonderie Label.

She studied fashion design and starts her career in the most prestigious French fashion haute-couture’s houses (Chanel, Dior, Lagerfeld, Hervé Léger). She acquires her demand for the best quality in terms of products and materials, to build brands with a long term vision and its ability to telling their own story.

Specialized in business & purchasing development, she builds her “savoir-faire” in structuring, development, analyzing, organization, negotiation, long term partnerships building. After an International Purchasing Management Master Degree at Essec (2010). Amazon mandated her to create the clothing shop for the French market: business and purchasing strategy, sourcing suppliers, pricing, product selection, she implements the first European Partnerships at Amazon that she coordinates with the companies concerned.

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twitter: @vporchez

Mathieu Réguer

mathieu reguer
After a BTS in communication visuelle at École Duperré, and a DSSA in création typographique at École Estienne, Mathieu Réguer (b. 1985) received his MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading (UK) in September 2008. His Cassius was selected by the Type Directors Club among the best typefaces for the year 2008. He joined Typofonderie in 2009. As associate designer he is in charge of typeface production. During his part time, he conducts typography workshops and is a regular jury member in several Parisian schools. Mathieu developed a real talent for cursive and complex typefaces forms. He has a special interest in Non-Latin scripts and Arabic type design and engeeniring.

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twitter: @mathieureguer

Involved on the following projects

Angie Sans, Anisette, Anisette Petite, Apolline, Ardoise, AW Conqueror ¶, FF Angie ¶, Geneo, Le Monde Livre Classic, Mislab, Nespresso ¶, Parisine Girouette ¶, Osiatis ¶, Retiro ¶, Script Fleury Michon ¶, Sephora ¶, Singulier ¶, Vuitton Papeterie ¶, Vuitton Persona ¶.
¶ Exclusive typeface, not available as retail typeface.