The Herb Lubalin Lecture Series regularly organize events. The lectures thematically follow various areas of the typography spectrum. Because of the coming of Jean François Porchez along his students from “ECV for a second typographic tour of New York, Alexander Tochilovsky & Cara Di Edwardo invited him to gives a talk about his recent typefaces projects.
The purpose of the workshop which will be held for the second time in France is to provide professional high-level training dedicated to the production of fonts with the Adobe FDK. The goal of the Adobe Font Development Kit for OpenType is to offer tools created and developed by the team in charge of typography at Adobe. These tools can produce OpenType fonts (and in some cases TrueType) of high quality, adding OpenType features beyond what some software typeface design can propose.
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 February 2014, it’s Sandra Chamaret who has chosen the Geneo, designed by Stéphane Elbaz. She answers to our questions. Read more and download the free wallpaper…
The Anisette germinated in the mind of Jean François Porchez around 1995, just after his work on Le Monde typefaces. The original idea was to try tools in different ways, such as Illustrator. Closely monitored by Jean François Porchez, the project has slowly progressed throughout the year 2012 at Typofonderie. The result is a renovated Anisette Pro in 9 styles, that includes many alternates easy to use in common applications.
We are pleased to announce that Mislab, created by Xavier Dupré, and published exclusively at Typofonderie just received an Award of Excellence in Communications Arts. Having Mislab selected by an esteemed jury of our peers in one of the most exclusive major creative competitions in the world represents a significant professional milestone.
Published by Atelier Perrousseaux, this voluminous opus History of typographic writing: the 19th century French style, of nearly 400 pages is once again an erudite body of work with a great wealth of information. It covers not only what is most famous & important in French typography in the 19th Century, like the Didot family characters (which take central stage in the book) but also aspects which are sometimes rather under-valued: for example, the influence of English typography on the French type designers of the time, the importance of the rebirth of the Elzévirs (old face) or the invention of fancy characters.
What about downloading and installing this typographic desktop wallpaper we have crafted with the utmost attention for the month of January 2014? This free wallpaper is setted in Anisette Pro Petite, a recent release from Typofonderie. Read more and download the free wallpaper…
Why making a choice? Because they indeed may not work so well when employed together. Due to their style, Mislab as Ardoise are particularly suited to a masculine universe, tech environments, serious and rigorous. When it comes to talking about economics, sport cars, technology toys, they will bring your layouts a beautiful vibration. The Mislab and Ardoise are the most complete typeface families available on Typofonderie library… And now available in STD versions.
Year Book Of Type is a book collecting the best of digital typographic production in the past 2 or 3 years: Typefaces of both students and well-known designers are shown evenly. Each font its double page, one page with some informations about the author and other existing glyphs, and the other page with a specimen created by the designer himself.