Above: The Le Monde range as used by the newspaper. J.-F. P. is working on a book version for 12 pt sizes and upward called Le Monde Livres, previewed in the printed edition of CAP exclusively. The newspaper is yet to adopt Porchez's fine Titling font and uses one designed by acclaimed type designer Sumner Stone instead. Although Mr Stone's design is of merit, it does not suit J.-F. P's text family as well.
After producing samples of the text at extremely short notice, it was decided that a setting of
7.8/9 pt be used for the newspaper.
A world of concerns
A short history of newspaper type
The story continues
Le Monde's new face
Jean-François Porchez - biography
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