vortrag_gespräche an der graphischen
jean-baptiste levée
„what is the meaning of life? how to find true love? and get some projects done?”

datum_mittwoch, 6. november 2013
zeit_19:00 uhr
ort_designforum | mq

those are the questions, amongst several others, that one will try to answer by pre­senting a handful of recent commissions. because typeface design does not operate ex nihilo, questions evolving around the practice, and appended goals will be analyzed. In order to document a daily practice of typeface design, an overview of references, inspiration sources and work methods will be displayed through recent projects.

jean-baptiste levée
is a typeface designer with a focus on exclusive corporate fonts. he is a co-founder of the ›bureau des affaires typographiques‹, the first french typeface design & distribution company on the internet. he designed over a hundred typefaces for industry, moving pictures, fashion and publishing. his designs are featured in the permanent collections of the printing museum in lyon (france) and the klingspor museum in offenbach (germany). he is also the country delegate for france at atypi and teaches typeface design at the amiens and caen schools of arts. he is a typography writer and editor on » pointypo.com.

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