PS Fournier: A tribute to the French modern typography era by Stéphane Elbaz

PS Fournier: A tribute to the French modern typography era by Stéphane Elbaz

Welcome to PS Fournier, a new typeface designed by Stéphane Elbaz. PS Fournier is a tribute to Pierre Simon Fournier, the prolific Parisian type designer. PS Fournier admirably represents the leading-edge of the transition to the modern era typography, probably one of the most iconic incarnation of what would be called today the French transitional style. PS Fournier type family propose romans and italics in 42 styles, 3 optical sizes ranging from light to black to accommodate a diverse uses. Enjoy!

Retiro and Anisette now available via Typekit

Retiro and Anisette now available via Typekit

We’re super happy to announce that you will be able to use Retiro and Anisette on your web projects. These typefaces families are immediately available at Typekit, a longtime partner. Retiro Std is a display face, a high-contrast serif design (Didone). Originally designed for Madriz, the Pro version of Retiro contains ornate alternate capitals forms with Spanish influence. Anisette Std is an Art Deco display sans that contains two widths of capitals in each font.

DiaTipo São Paulo 2015: Jean François Porchez

DiaTipo São Paulo 2015: Jean François Porchez

The DiaTipo is a gathering about typography which began in 2008 in Sao Paulo as informal meetings. Over time, the event has grown, becoming a conference for hundreds of people. Consisting of lectures, discussions and workshops, the DiaTipo brings together typographers, calligraphers, designers, researchers, communication professionals and other enthusiasts of letters. For the 2015 edition, Jean François Porchez will be speaking. He will also be conducting a type design workshop and typecrit the days before.

DesignThinkers: Jean François Porchez speaks at Toronto

DesignThinkers: Jean François Porchez speaks at Toronto 2015

DesignThinkers, Canada’s largest conference for visual communicators, is a must attend for any informed, forward-thinking creative, communications or marketing professional or team. The inspiring event, now in its 16th year, breeds change agents who become drivers of innovation. For the first time, Jean François Porchez will speak at DesignThinkers about how adding value to the invisibility of typefaces.

Introducing partnerships with Fontstand, Fontdeck and Typekit

Introducing partnerships with Fontstand, Fontdeck and Typekit

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve set new partnerships these past months. The first announce relates to Typekit which, in fact, is already our partner since 2009 for Typofonderie webfonts. What’s new with them? We’ve updated all fonts already present and added many new typefaces families. The second one concerns Fontdeck, which provides a completely different way to handle web fonts licenses. Last, but not least, it’s Fontstand which offers an excellent for anyone interested in renting digital fonts or who is seeking to easily testing digital fonts.