Born in 1977, he lives and works in Besançon, in the east of France. He studied in the School of Fine Arts in Besançon, and in Madrid, where he started in 1999 the typeface Garaje, based on spanish vernacular garage signage. After graduating in 2001, he joined the Atelier National de Recherche Typographique (ANRT, National Institute for Typographic Research) where he started the Minuscule project. Since then, he shares his time between his freelance designer activity, typeface design and teaching. He teaches graphic and typographic design in the École des beaux-arts de Besançon (School of fine Arts) and in the École Supérieure d’Art et de Design d’Amiens (Art and design high school). In 2005, he received the Certificate of Excellence in Type Design by the Type Directors Club New-York, in the TDC2 typeface design competition (category text). In 2006, he’s been selected to the prestigious Académie de France à Rome (French Academy), Villa Medici, where he spent one year and get married.


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  • 2007
    Typographie Compacte, Rencontres Internationales de Lure, Lurs-en-Provence.
  • 2005
    E-Magiciens, Valenciennes
  • 2005
    Minuscule, A Typeface For Extremely Small Sizes, Typographsche Geselschaft, Vienne (Austria).
  • 2005
    Trames, a pedagogic project in the école d’Art de Besançon, Rencontres Internationales de Lure, Lurs-en-Provence.
  • 2005
    École des Beaux-Arts de Saint-Étienne
  • 2005
    La Lisibilité à l’Écran, Numerica, Montbéliard
  • 2004
    La Révolution Permanente, with Roxanne Jubert, Peter Keller, André Baldinger, Philippe Millot et Hanz Jurg Hunziker. Rencontres Internationales de Lure / Galerie Anatome / fondation Hippocrène, Paris
  • 2001
    Garaje Gothic, Caractère Mécanique, Rencontres Internationales de Lure, Lurs-en-Provence.
  • 1996
    Le Graffiti, États Généraux de Calligraphie, Rencontres Internationales de Lure, Lurs-en-Provence.
  • 2007
    Minuscule, in. Typosphere, New Fonts to Make You Think. © 2007 Collins Design / Mao Mao Publications (4 p. Eng)
  • 2007
    Typographie Compacte, in. Azimuts No 29 (4 p. Fr / Eng)
  • 2005
    Garaje, in. Azimuts No 25 (1p. Fr / Eng)
  • 2004
    Minuscule, in. Typographische Monattsblätter TM RSI 2 2004 (16 p. Fr / Eng)
  • 2004
    Minuscule, in. Graphê, Bulletin de l’Association pour la Promotion de l’Art Typographique (10 p. Fr)
  • 2004
    Créations Numériques No 103, oct 04 (Jef Tombeur, 2 p. Fr)
  • 1996
    Le Graffiti, in. Avis A Populus, ass. Scripsit, Paris.