Based in Paris, Production Type is a digital type design agency. Its activities span from the exclusive online distribution of its retail type for design professionals, to the creation of custom typefaces for the industrial, luxury, and media sectors.
About Jean-Baptiste Levée Jean-Baptiste
Levée works methodically in a process where history and technology are
approached altogether within the nuances of artistry. He manufactures
functional, yet versatile digital platforms for designers to build upon. Levée
has designed over a hundred typefaces for industry, moving pictures,
fashion and publishing. His work has won multiple awards and has been shown internationally in group and
solo shows. It is featured in the permanent collections of the French
national library (BnF) and the National Center of arts (Cnap); of the
Newberry Library in Chicago, and several printing museums in Europe. He
is a board member at ATypI (Association
Typographique Internationale). Levée curates exhibitions on typeface
design, organizes research symposiums and teaches typeface design at the
Amiens school of Arts & Design and at the University of Corte. He is a typography
columnist and editor on Pointypo.com.
About Dorine Sauzet Dorine Sauzet is an École Estienne and Ésad Type & Language alumni. She is a junior typeface designer at Production Type, interested in non-linear reading forms such as in directories and dictionaries.
About Quentin Schmerber Quentin Schmerber is an ÉSAD Type & Language alumni. His interests vary from epigraphic inscriptions to the typography of kebap shops. Quentin Schmerber is a junior typeface designer at Production Type.
About Yoann Minet Yoann Minet is an École Estienne alumni
where he grew an attire in both cultural aspects of type design and
folklore. His works span from the most traditional aspects of text
typefaces to utterly contemporary designs.
About Loic Sander Loic Sander is a typeface designer living and working between Paris and Strasbourg. He is also a graphic designer and typographer with a focus on editorial publishing. His work stems from his strong inclination towards craftsmanship and the making of tools, which he regularly indulges in as a stonecarver or programmer.
About Emmanuel Besse Emmanuel Besse holds a degree in typographic design from the École Estienne in Paris. His varied experiences have allowed him to build a profile willingly mixing disciplines: he works on projects ranging from web design and publishing, to typeface design. He is the co-founder of Large, a design group based in Brussels and Paris. Emmanuel is in charge of Production Type's graphic design. About Mathieu Réguer Mathieu Réguer is a freelance type designer graduated from École Estienne and the University of Reading. For Production Type, he works behind the curtain on retail and custom projects, and takes care of the technology there is under the hood.
About Yohanna My Nguyen Yohanna My Nguyen has studied and worked in Paris, Geneva, London and the Hague where she graduated from the KABK Type & Media course. Nguyen makes shapes, shapes text, designs typefaces, draws, tell stories. She teaches typography and typeface design at the Strasbourg school of design (HEAR).
About Sandra Carrera Sandra Carrera graduated from Écal Lausanne's master in typeface design. Her design & research methods allowed her to perform significant work in digging archives, making a constant connection between historical resources and contemporary design.
Claire Gadault Project manager
Frequent collaborators Stephen Coles, copywriting and editing. Screen-Club, Martial Geoffre-Rouland, website development. Roland Louche, website development. SuperScript2, website development.