Exotic 350 font family
Designed by A. M. Cassandre
A. M. Cassandre – About the Designer
1918: studies at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, at the Académie Julian and with painter Lucien Simon in his studio in Paris. 1921: starts designing posters. 1922: has his first studio in Montparnasse in Paris, signs his works for the first time with the pseudonym "Cassandre". 1930: starts producing work for the Nicolas company. 1933: produces his first work as a set-designer. Teaches at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs. 1934–35: teaches at the Ecole d’Arts Graphiques. 1935: designs posters for French, Swiss ad Italian clients. 1936: contract with "Harper’s Bazaar" magazine, New York, for various covers. 1939: returns to France. Works for the theater and the ballet and produces work in the field of free painting. 1948: co-founder of the AGI (Alliance Graphique International). Until 1959 he produces sets for Aix-en-Provence, the Comédie Française, the Bavarian State Opera in Munich and for stages in Florence. 1962: is made an officer of the Legion of Honor. 1963: designs Yves Saint-Laurent’s trademark. With his combination of applied and free design, Cassandre was a model in the field of graphic design for several decades.
Exhibitions: retrospective poster exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1936), Galerie René Drouin (paintings, 1942), Galerie Motte, Geneva (1966), Galerie Janine Hao, Paris (1966), Rijksakademie in Amsterdam (1967).
Fonts: Bifur (1929), Acier (1930), Acier Noir (1936), Peignot® (1937), Touraine (with Charles Peignot, 1947), Cassandre (1968).
Publications include: R. K. Brown, S. Reinhold "The Poster Art of A. M. Cassandre", New York 1979; Henri Mouron "Cassandre", Munich 1985.
* TYPOGRAPHY – An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History by Friedrich Friedl, Nicolaus Ott (Editor), Bernard Stein, published by Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.
be installed on a computer for
use with applications.
Licensed per computer.
@font-face rule. They are licensed
for a set number of page views with
no time limitation.
in your mobile application. Each app
and platform requires a separate license.
embedded in an eBook, eMagazine or
eNewspaper. Fonts are licensed per title.
a server and e.g. used by automated
processes to create items.
A license is per server core CPU per year.
on which the font will be installed.
that you can use over time. We’ll let
you know when you’re running low.
Platforms you intend to embed the
font in. A license is valid for the life
of the version of the app.
you intend to embed the font in. Each license
is valid for one title for the life of that title.
CPUs of the servers on which
the font will be installed.
A license has a term of 1 year.
the font: OT (OpenType) with
Postscript outlines (OT CFF) or
TrueType outlines (OT TTF).
the font: W1G (98 languages),
COM (56 languages),
PRO (33 languages) or
STD (21 languages).
available in. These differ in contained
characters and file size. You get all
available versions with your license.
Typecast is a web-based tool to create visual
and semantic designs. Check for readability,
rendering and beauty then share a working
prototype of your design.
Tip: Add fonts to your Favorites, then test your custom selection in Typecast!