France


France is a country in Western Europe.

Books 2

Back Cover (formerly known as Marie Louise) is a French magazine interested in design history and visual universe. Now with full English translation. Published twice a year.
A tool that we need: new (and only serious) French magazine interested in design history and visual universe. With contributions by Peter Biľak, Laurent Le Bon, deValence (Alexandre Dimos, Gaël Étienne), Anne Lemonnier, Philippe Millot, Étienne Mineur, NORM, Stefan Sagmeister, etc.

Articles 5

This article describes the process of designing Thesaurus typeface, based on the types that Robert Estienne brought from Paris to Geneva, and in some way, serve as a bridge between France and Switzerland, between Catholicism and Protestantism, and now, through Thesaurus, between past and present.
Typeface stories · 15 January 2017 · English
Este articulo discute los métodos de distribución convencionales de la tipografía digital y sus alternativas. Fue escrito originalmente para el Centre National des Arts Plastiques y esta enfocado al ámbito de la tipografía en Francia.
Essays · 23 May 2012 · Spanish · 1725 words
Article written for the Centre national des arts plastique, discussing conventional distribution methods of digital typefaces and their alternatives. The text focuses primarily on the French typography scene.
Essays · 21 December 2009 · English · 1763 words
Article written for the Centre national des arts plastique, discussing conventional distribution methods of digital typefaces and their alternatives. The text focuses primarily on the French typography scene.
Essays · 20 December 2009 · French · 2068 words
Hans Eduard Meier a consacré sa vie à la lettre – au dessin de caractères, à la typographie, à la calligraphie et à l’enseignement. La profondeur de sa réflexion s’éclaire à la lumière de l’histoire, classique comme moderne. Féru de calligraphie et habité par l’évolution des écritures depuis leurs formes antiques, il publie à la fin des années cinquante «Le développement des caractères
Essays · 29 November 2004 · French · 3463 words

Blogs 4

Thesaurus, the Swiss/French typeface for editorial purposes, gets new italic fonts ideal for large headlines and short texts.
15 January 2018
Thesaurus is a typeface inspired by the typographic history of the city of Geneva.
23 January 2017
Back Cover (formerly known as Marie Louise) is the only serious French magazine, as far as we are concerned, interested in graphic design and its history.
10 April 2009
Typotheque, a type foundry from the Netherlands, and Vinotheque, a leading wine producer of fine Bordeaux wines, today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement.
1 April 2004

Authors 6

Catherine Zask (1961) is a French graphic artist and designer. She graduated from the ESAG (Paris) in 1984. Started her career in 1985 as an independe...
Art historian. Writes regularly on graphic design and published a number of books and articles on relationship of design and architecture. Author of ...
Co-founder of deValence design studio formed in 2001 (with Alexandre Dimos). It is located in Mains d’Oeuvres, a former industrial building now ...
Co-founder of deValence design studio formed in 2001 (with Gaël Étienne). It is located in Mains d’Oeuvres, a former industrial buil...