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 as well his last typeface Mencken; he will also divulge some nuggets of typographic wisdom and advice. Not to be missed for anyone interested in letters and their design. He will also discuss about his experiences on teaching typography since 1991 and the recent TypeParis international typeface design programme launched in 2015.
25th April 2017, 19:00
St Bride Library: 14 Bride Lane, London, EC4Y 8EQ, England
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