Despite their omnipresence and constantly reuse type and typography remains transparent to the public. So how does one develop something that is invisible? Jean François Porchez gives a talk on 14 April 2016 The Typographic Hub, trying explain his vision.
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!
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.
Best wishes for this new year 2016. We wish you a year ahead full of promise and success. All our best wishes for happiness and prosperity. Thanks to all for your great support, we are excited to finally publish in 2016 the new typefaces we promized to launch in 2015!
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, 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.
Following the successful of the previous editions of Serebro Nabora in 2014, as the major typographic conference in Russia, the 2015 edition will welcome a bunch of local and international speakers. It is through this event that Jean François Porchez give its talk on Sunday 20 September 2015 at Central house of Architects, Moscow.
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.
The Diplomado en Tipografía in Chile promote the culture of typography from their historical knowledge, theoretical, technical and practical to address the design of digital typefaces. For 6th edition, Jean François Porchez will be the international guest of the year for a full week in August 2015.
As part of the pre-program D-Day 2015, Jean François Porchez gives a talk on Saturday 13 June 2015 for designers and typography lovers a Oris, the architecture house, Zagreb.