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Jean François Porchez

Jean François Porchez

After training as a graphic designer Jean François Porchez (born 1964) worked as a type director. By 1994, he had created the new typeface for Le Monde newspapers. His expertise enables him to propose bespoke typefaces as well as distributing his fonts via Typofonderie, which he founded in. Porchez is honorary President of the Association Typographique Internationale, taught type design in various schools and conducts type design workshops all over the world. He also contributes regularly to conferences and international publications. He founded the French community Le Typographe in 2003. He was awarded the Prix Charles Peignot in 1998 and won numerous prizes for his typefaces.

FF Angie (1990) & Apolline (1993) were prize-winning entries in the Morisawa typeface competition. Costa received a Certificate of Excellence in Type Design at the TDC2 2000. Ambroise, Anisette, Anisette Petite, Charente, Le Monde Journal & Le Monde Courrier were all prize-winning entries in the Bukva:raz international competition (2001). Deréon and Mencken won a Creative Review Type Awards (2006). Parisine Office won a star at the Observeur du design 07. Vuitton Persona was selected by the Club des directeurs artistiques for their annual “Palmarès” 2009. Retiro received a Certificate of Excellence in Type Design at the TDC2 2010 and won the Prix 2009 of the Club des directeurs artistiques, design category.

Jan Tschichold and Jean François Porchez
Linotype 1967
12 styles from $89
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 1995
16 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 1999
10 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 2009
27 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 2001
14 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 1999
6 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 1995
16 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez and Deberny et Peignot Design Studio
Typofonderie 1997
6 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 2008
10 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
FontFont 1994
11 styles from $49
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 2008
6 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 1993
10 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 1994
6 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 2008
10 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 2008
18 styles from $56
Jean François Porchez
Typofonderie 1995
4 styles from $56
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