The creation of a typeface

by Jean-François Porchez' work on Le Monde.

The creation of a typeface for Le Monde began with a proposal by its designer, Jean- François Porchez, to the newspaper's director, Jean-Marie Colombani. The brief was to create a new typeface that was horizontal, with an oblique axis, and with an improvement in legibility. It was a departure from the Times Roman 9/9 pt that the paper had been using at that stage. [Ler mais...]