The Typofonderie type specimens collection

The Typofonderie type specimen collection

Since 1994, for each typeface published by Typofonderie, a printed specimen is designed. The explanation is very simple: before the web, this was in fact the only way to present correctly a typeface. The web has changed that, a lot. What’s the function of a typeface specimen? A real tool for graphic designers, to check the style and functionalities of typefaces they may potentially need as part of any new projects?

A wallpaper calendar November 2014 featuring Le Monde Livre Classic

Typofonderie wallpaper set in Le Monde Livre Classic

Throughout this 2014 year, designers have created for you specific wallpaper calendars, free to download and set in Typofonderie typefaces. Each month, it’s also a great opportunity to ask few questions to our monthly guest designer. For this month of November 2014, it’s Laura Serra who has chosen Le Monde Livre Classic, designed by Jean François Porchez. She answers to our questions. Read more and download the free wallpaper…

A wallpaper calendar October 2014 featuring Parisine

Typofonderie wallpaper set in Parisine

Throughout this 2014 year, designers have created for you specific wallpaper calendars, free to download and set in Typofonderie typefaces. Each month, it’s also a great opportunity to ask few questions to our monthly guest designer. For this month of October 2014, it’s Catherine Dixon who has chosen Parisine, designed by Jean François Porchez. She answers to our questions. Read more and download the free wallpaper…

Typomad: Jean François Porchez speaking in Madrid

Typomad: Jean François Porchez speaking in Madrid, 2014

Typomad is Madrid’s typographic celebration, an annual event where talks, exhibitions and typography workshops floods the capital of Spain. This year, the main theme of the event will be “The hidden part of typography”. Recovering historic figures, innovations and new ways of understanding type. Jean François Porchez will be speaking at this event jointly organized by Di_Mad & Chulotype in Madrid, Spain.

A wallpaper calendar September 2014 featuring Ardoise

Typofonderie wallpaper set in Ardoise

Throughout this 2014 year, designers have created for you specific wallpaper calendars, free to download and set in Typofonderie typefaces. Each month, it’s also a great opportunity to ask few questions to our monthly guest designer. For this month of September 2014, it’s Laura Meseguer who has chosen Ardoise, designed by Jean François Porchez. She answers to our questions. Read more and download the free wallpaper…

Maximilien Vox, typographer, etc.

Maximilien Vox, Typographer, etc.

It is really difficult in a few paragraphs to define the Maximilien Vox’s rich and complex career. His name sounds familiar among graphic designers and typographers, not as familiar to a largest public. A typographic classification bears his name, the Vox-ATypI classification. As well as a Parisian high school specialized in graphic arts. Maximilien Vox was born as Samuel William Théodore Monod on 1894, December 16th, in Condé-sur-Noireau, France. His eclectic competencies marked the French graphic design and typography.

A wallpaper calendar August 2014 featuring Ambroise

Typofonderie wallpaper set in Ambroise

Throughout this 2014 year, designers have created for you specific wallpaper calendars, free to download and set in Typofonderie typefaces. Each month, it’s also a great opportunity to ask few questions to our monthly guest designer. For this month of August 2014, it’s Aurélien Foutoyet who has chosen Ambroise, designed by Jean François Porchez. He answers to our questions. Read more and download the free wallpaper…