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Tout le gentil garçon / All of the nice guy

Contributed by 205TF on Mar 1st, 2017. Artwork published in .
    Tout le gentil garçon / All of the nice guy 1
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    This book is a tribute to Le Gentil Garçon’s (“The Nice Guy”) childhood passion for encyclopedias. Many articles by different contributors and artists are collected, as well as maps and a timeline showing the places where the artist exhibited and worked, along with the cultural contexts and historical events that influenced his work. The design by Huz & Bosshard plays with the structure of an encyclopedia.

    Tout le gentil garçon / All of the nice guy 2
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    Tout le gentil garçon / All of the nice guy 3
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    Tout le gentil garçon / All of the nice guy 4
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    • Stockmar
    • Antique Olive

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    4 Comments on “Tout le gentil garçon / All of the nice guy

    1. Jun 27th, 2017  7:56 am

      Nice! They come from Toulouse.

    2. Arnaud Hanon says:
      Jun 15th, 2018  7:38 am

      Hi there

      Which font can we see on the third photo, in the middle of the third line and in the beginning of the fourth line?

      Thanks

    3. Jun 15th, 2018  8:12 am

      Salut Arnaud,

      this is Stockmar’s most cursive italic cut with swash caps, see also Prix d’Art Robert Schuman. Stockmar was originally designed with three italics. The retail version available from 205TF only has a single italic which is more restrained. You can try asking Matthieu Cortat; the old version might be available on request.

    4. Arnaud Hanon says:
      Jun 16th, 2018  9:49 pm

      Salut Florian,

      thank you very much for this enlightenment!

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