Visual identity is built from the colors and typefaces that make up the most fundamental expression of a brand, yet the design of typefaces must remain invisible for the convenience of the reader. How does the typeface designer reconcile such inherent contradictions, while also meeting the needs of their clients?
In October 2017, Jean François together with Véronique will visit San Francisco and Seattle for a Mini tour of talks. In Seattle, a letterform workshop under the TypeParis banner is also planned. The talks themes. Visible invisibility of words: Why typography is a vital asset of business communication?
For the third year, Kerning Conference hold in Faenza propose workshops and talks. Jean François Porchez will talks about the visible invisibility of words. Why typography is a vital asset of business communication?
A World of Words: Described as French typographic legend by Grafik, Jean Francois Porchez has designed bespoke fonts for a boggling array of global brands: Le Monde, the Paris Metro, Louis Vuitton, Galleries Lafayette, Sephora, YSL Beauté and Nespresso, to name but a few. In his talk next Tuesday he will share his experiences as an expert in the design of bespoke typefaces.
The biennial exhibition of Croatian Design 1516 is overview of the best Croatian design production in the past two years. Jean François Porchez is invited as international guest and will deliver a talk and type design workshop.
Join us at Letterlove v3: The World in Words as godfather of modern French typography, Jean Francois Porchez comes to Singapore for the first time to share about his experiences and nuggets of typographic wisdom in creating custom typefaces (zecraft.com) for some of the world’s most recognizable brands. In addition, the founder of the TypeParis 5-week Typeface Design summer course, will be holding a full day introductory typeface design workshop / masterclass.
The flea market Typo 2016 (Puces Typo 2016) is an event organised by the Rencontres internationales de Lure and Campus de La Fonderie de l’Image in Paris. A good place to meet lots of local typophiles, graphic designers and so on. We are happy to participate again this year and to join a bunch of independent publishers, foundries, designers who will propose surprises and bargains for all tastes and all budgets.
The Mooc Digital Media Paris was created by the City of Paris school, EPSAA. This is a serie of online videos through their transversalities address many issues around the digital world. Dominique Moulon came to Typofonderie in February 2016 to meet Jean François Porchez and talk about typography and design. The six videos are online, enjoy.