Renowned French type designer Jean François Porchez is President of the honorary Association Typographique Internationale (the leading organization for type design). On 2/21/12 he will lecture on the pragmatic aspects of type design as well as the intellectual, cultural and historic contexts of letters at AIGA Los Angeles. Best-known for designing the typefaces for the French newspaper Le Monde, Porchez has also designed logos and custom typefaces for the Paris Metro, the Moulin Rouge, France Télécom, Louis Vuitton, Peugeot, Renault, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté, Beyoncé Knowles’s House of Deréon, theBaltimore Sun, and Real Simple magazine, among others.
Learn more about Jean François Porchez and Typofonderie here.
To learn more about the event please visit the AIGA website.
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