Discours de remerciement dans le cadre de la remise de l’insigne de chevalier de l’ordre des arts & lettres par madame la ministre Fleur Pellerin

Liberté d’expression. Je suis Charlie. Ces mots résonnent dans ma tête, car je sais que les mots existent hors de la pensée de l’auteur grâce à l’invention de la typographie. En effet, sans “l’écriture sans plume” comme Christophe Plantin aimait définir son métier au XVIe siècle — point de diffusion du savoir. Point d’illumination des peuples. Point de liberté démocratique…

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ATypI Lyon 1998: Azerty Conference Gazette

As organizer of the ATypI Lyon 1998 conference called MultiTypo, thanks to Chester today who pushed me to Google “Porchez Beret” and find back the conference newsletters available in pdf on the ATypI archive website. Enjoy the images from colleagues!

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ATypI 13: Pearls of wisdom from the type crit #1 #2

Pedro Amado posted two good quotes typeface design students.

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ATypI 1996 The Hague

Moving to a new place, filling out boxes and boxes is a good excuse to bring back old stuff found inside the cover of some books. The today images came from the glorious days before digital cameras. Few images, low quality, but fun to rediscover, especially when you still know all the people on the images today and how they are. The images have been take during ATypI 1996 conference, The Hague. Enjoy, have fun.

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The legendary typographers were in the room

Not later than 2 days ago, I’ve got this discussion with Typofonderie’s team and shared the fact that many of reputable typographers speak a perfect french. Then, today, I found back this old piece, wrote this small homage about John Dreyfus in 2002, founding member and second president of ATypI. Already more than ten years ago.

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Le bureau du futur par Spiekermann

Sur Arte Creative, une version sous-titrée en français de la vidéo d’Erik Spiekermann à propos du bureau du futur.

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Awards

Club des directeurs artistiques 47e Palmarès Nominee 2015, Typography category, typeface design. Gl Bader, GL Kahn, designed by Jean François Porchez, 03-2016.

Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et Lettres (Knight in the order of Arts and Letters) 04-2015 (Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication).

Club des directeurs artistiques 46e Palmarès Sélection 2014, Typography category, lettering. Air Poster for ZeCraft, designed by Jean François Porchez, 03-2015.

Club des directeurs artistiques 46e Palmarès Selection 2014, Typography category, typeface design. Anisette Anisette Petite, designed by Jean François Porchez, 03-2015.

Club des directeurs artistiques 45e Palmarès Prix 2013, Typography category, typography in use + Selection 2013, Typography category, typeface design. Sephora, designed by ZeCraft, 03-2014.

Club des directeurs artistiques 45e Palmarès Selection 2013, Typography category, typeface design. Le BHV Marais, designed by ZeCraft, 03-2014.

Club des directeurs artistiques 45e Palmarès Selection 2013, Typography category. Louis Vuitton Cabinet d’écriture, designed by ZeCraft, 03-2014.

Club des directeurs artistiques 45e Palmarès Selection 2013, Typography category, lettrages, logotypes. Louis Vuitton Script, designed by ZeCraft, 03-2014.

Tokyo TDC Tokyo Type Director Club Annual Awards 2014, Prize Nominee Work for the bespoke typeface Vuitton Cabinet d’écriture designed for Louis Vuitton Malletier, 02-2014.

Tokyo TDC Tokyo Type Director Club Annual Awards 2014, Prize Nominee Work for the bespoke typeface Singulier designed for Yves Saint Laurent Beauté, 02-2014.

Club des directeurs artistiques: 44e Palmarès Prix 2012, Typography category, typeface design. Custom typeface family Parisine Girouette for RATP, 02-2013.

Observeur du design 13 Parisine Girouette received a star (étoile) at the Observeur du design 13, APCI. 11-2012.

Granshan 2012, 5th International Non Latin Type Design Competition Display category award. Custom typeface Retiro for Madriz magazine, 06-2012.

Club des directeurs artistiques: 43e Palmarès Prix 2011, Typography category, typeface design. Custom typeface family Singulier for Yves Saint Laurent Beauté, 04-2012.

Club des directeurs artistiques: 43e Palmarès Nominee 2011, Typography category, logotype. The Independent Magazine logotype for The Independent Magazine, 04-2012.

Club des directeurs artistiques: 43e Palmarès Selected 2011, Typography category, logotype. Abigail Borg logotype for Abigail Borg, 04-2012.

Letter.2 prize 2011, among the 53 entries out of 561 submissions based on their design excellence. 11-2011.

Ed-Awards: Silver Award winner in category 25. Original Typeface of the European Design Awards 2011. 05-2011.

Club des directeurs artistiques: 42e Palmarés Prix 2010 Custom typeface family AW Conqueror for Arjowiggins via ReflexImage, 04-2011.

Creative Review Type Annual Custom typeface Retiro for Madriz magazine: Best in Book 2011, 02-2011.

Designpreis 2011 Nominee Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2011: Custom typeface Retiro Nominee for 2011, 06-2010.

Club des directeurs artistiques: 41e Palmarés Prix 2009 for the custom typeface Retiro. 03-2010.

Tdc2 2010 Certificate of Type design Excellence for the custom typeface Retiro, 3-2010.

I Love Typography selected Allumi as 2009 favourite font. 01-2010.

Club des directeurs artistiques: Palmarés 2009 Vuitton Persona selected. 04-2009.

Observeur du design 07 Parisine Office received a star at the Observeur du design 07, APCI. 10-2006.

Creative Review Type Awards 2006 Deréon and Mencken won a Creative Review Type Awards. 01-2006.

Our Favourite Typefaces of 2004
Costa PTF among the typefaces chosen as Our Favourite Typefaces of 2004 by the on-line journal Typographica. 12-2005.

Bukva:raz Certificate of Type design Excellence (International Type design competition, NY-Moscow) for the following typefaces Anisette, Anisette Petite, Ambroise, Ambroise Firmin, Ambroise François, Charente, Le Monde Journal, Le Monde Courrier. 11-2001.

Trophée d’or de la typographie Bienvenue was nominated. 02-2001.

Tdc2 2000 Certificate of Type design Excellence (Type Director Club de New York) for the custom typeface Costa, 1-2000.

Charles Peignot award 1998, 10-1998 (ATypI).

Eda Design Excellence Award (European Design Annual 1998-99) for the Le Monde type specimen, 9-1998.

Tdc 44 Typographic Excellence Award 1997 (Annual Type Director Club Awards 44) for the Le Monde type specimen, 7-1998.

Morisawa Awards 1993 Special merit award (concours international de création de caractères ; Japon) with Apolline roman and italic.

Morisawa Awards 1990 Brattinga Honnor Prize (concours international de création de caractères ; Japon) with the first version of Angie typeface.

Details can be important

Sabon Next
Top line: Sabon Next LT with alternate q and Sabon Next LT; Bottom line: Sabon Italic compared to Sabon Next LT Italic all kerned.

For some people, the finish of Sabon Next perhaps looks similar to Adobe Garamond, but if you set texts, the result is quite different, because the structure is not the same. Adobe Garamond looks to be wide and round when Sabon Next looks narrow and strict.

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Doyald Young 1926-2011

Doyald Young desk in August 2010

Doyald Young desk in August 2010.

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ATypI, Liste pour le Country delegate report 2010

L’ATypI de son côté publie chaque année un document regroupant une grande partie des rapports annuels des représentants locaux de l’ATypI. Une version est normalement également disponible sur le site web de l’ATypI, section membre. Ce document est une bonne compilation internationale de l’année écoulée…

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WoodType puzzle

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Louis Rigaud have created a similar online tool to create typefaces as the FontStruct tool. The main difference with FontStruct is that the shapes are based on Vox-ATypI classification. You must have a look to it (interface in french, but easy to understand).

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Phinney on Fonts

This new blog is about fonts, typography and text. It’s a mix of geeky troubleshooting, info for font developers and thoughts for regular end users who happen to be curious about typography. If you liked typblography you should visit his new blog, both by the designer of Hypatia Sans, Thomas Phinney.

Lettres Françaises

Published in 1998, for ATypI conference in Lyons, France, Lettres Françaises is still available from what this page report. This book is bilingual: French-English. Many french typefaces are presented on this book, along with various essays and a list of most of the typefaces created in France during the century.

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ATypI Brighton 2007 (4)

There is a lot of stone carving letters in Brighton. Its easy, we are in Uk. Edward Johnston and Eric Gill lived around (Ditchling) for years.


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ATypI Brighton 2007 (3)

There is a lot of type people during a type conference.


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ATypI Brighton 2007 (2)

Anything related to typography.


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ATypI Brighton 2007 (1)

Some random images from ATypI Brighton.


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Non definitive list of ATypI publications

From couple of days, José Scaglione, today student at Reading University for the MA typeface design, compile a list of all ATypI publication in order to make them available in PDF format in the future. Thats a good idea! If you have any of these publications please submit the form.