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Jean François Porchez
Jean François Porchez
Jean François Porchez
(French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃swa pɔʁʃɛz]) (born in 1964) is a French type designer. He founded the French Type foundry
Type foundry
Typofonderie in 1994. He was president of ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale), the leading organisation of type designers from 2004 to 2007. He is probably best known for releasing the new typefaces for Le Monde, the French evening newspaper in 1994. He has designed custom typefaces for customers such as Beyoncé Knowles, Costa Crocieres, France Télécom, Peugeot, RATP (Public Transport in Paris)
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Order Of Arts And Letters
CommandeurOfficierChevalier Ribbon
Ribbon
bars of the orderThe Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
(Order of Arts and Letters) is an Order of France, established on 2 May 1957 by the Minister of Culture, and its supplementary status to the Ordre national du Mérite
Ordre national du Mérite
was confirmed by President Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle
in 1963
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French People
118,000[17][18]Other countries Mexico 60,000[19] Algeria 32,000[10] China 31,000[10] Luxembourg 31,000[10][20] Hong Kong 25,000[21] Netherlands 23,000[10] Senegal 20,000[10] Mauritius 15,000[22] Monaco 10,000[23] Sweden 9,005[24] Austria8,246[25]LanguagesFrench and other languages (Langues d'oïl Occitan Auvergnat Corsican Catalan Franco-Provençal German (Alsatian & Franconian) Dutch (French Flemish) Breton Basque)ReligionPredominantly Roman Catholicism[26] Minority : Protestantism Judaism IslamRelated ethnic groupsCeltic peoples Romance peoples Germanic peoplesThe French (French: Français) are an ethnic group[27][28][29] and nation who are identified with the country of France
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The Bibliothèque nationale de France
France
(BnF, English: National Library of France"; French: [bi.bli.jɔ.tɛk na.sjɔ.nal də fʁɑ̃s]) is the national library of France, located in Paris. It is the national repository of all that is published in France
France
and also holds extensive historical collections.Contents1 History 2 New buildings 3 Mission 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection 5 Digital library 6 List of directors6.1 1369–1792 6.2 1792–present7 In popular culture 8 See also 9 References 10 Further reading 11 External linksHistory[edit]See also: History of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (fr)The National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace
Louvre Palace
by Charles V in 1368
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Système Universitaire De Documentation
The système universitaire de documentation or SUDOC is a system used by the libraries of French universities and higher education establishments to identify, track and manage the documents in their possession. The catalog, which contains more than 10 million references, allows students and researcher to search for bibliographical and location information in over 3,400 documentation centers. It is maintained by the Bibliographic Agency for Higher Education (fr) (ABES). External links[edit]Official websiteThis article relating to library science or information science is a stub
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International Standard Name Identifier
The International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Control Number (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification.Contents1 History 2 Format 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names
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YouTube
YouTube
YouTube
is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—in February 2005. Google
Google
bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; YouTube
YouTube
now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries. YouTube
YouTube
allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to favorites, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users. It offers a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos. Available content includes video clips, TV show
TV show
clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos
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Reading University
The University of Reading
University of Reading
is a public university located in Reading, Berkshire
Berkshire
in England. It was established in the latter half of the 1800s as the Schools of Art and Science in Reading, and in 1892 became a college of Christ Church, Oxford
Christ Church, Oxford
as University College, Reading
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Jan Tschichold
Jan Tschichold
Jan Tschichold
(2 April 1902 Leipzig, Germany
Germany
– 11 August 1974 Locarno, Switzerland) (born as Johannes Tzschichhold, also Iwan Tschichold, Ivan Tschichold) was a calligrapher, typographer and a book designer. He designed posters, was a teacher and wrote books on typography. He was one of the leaders of the movement Elementare Typografie or "Elementary Typography". Sometimes also referred to as "New Typography" of "Functional Typography". His most famous typeface is Sabon.Contents1 Life 2 Design 3 Typefaces 4 Bibliography 5 See also 6 Sources 7 References 8 External linksLife[edit]Titlepage for Typographische Gestaltung written and designed by Jan Tschichold using City Medium and Bodoni. Published in 1932 by the Benno Schwabe & Co
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Mergenthaler Linotype Company
The Mergenthaler Linotype Company
Mergenthaler Linotype Company
is a corporation founded in the United States in 1886 to market the Linotype machine (/ˈlaɪnəˌtaɪp, -noʊ-/), a system to cast metal type in lines (linecaster) invented by Ottmar Mergenthaler. It became the world's leading manufacturer of book and newspaper typesetting equipment; outside North America, its only serious challenger for book production was the Anglo-American Monotype Corporation. It also offered phototypesetting and digital products before being taken over by Monotype Imaging
Monotype Imaging
in 2006.Contents1 Founding 2 History 3 Typefaces 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksFounding[edit] Main article: Linotype machine The invention of a machine to replace the labor-intensive task of setting type by hand was one that many inventors had tackled during the 19th Century
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Régie Autonome Des Transports Parisiens
The RATP Group
RATP Group
(French: Groupe RATP), also known as the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (English: Autonomous Operator of Parisian Transports) is a state-owned public transport operator headquartered in Paris, France. Formed in 1949, the group has its origins as the public transport operator for the city of Paris. Its logo represents, in a stylized version, the Seine's meandering through the area around Paris
Paris
as the face of a person looking up. Today RATP is still responsible for most of the public transport in Paris
Paris
and its surrounding Île-de- France
France
region, including the Paris Métro, tram and bus services and part of the Réseau Express Régional (RER) network
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Peugeot
Peugeot
Peugeot
(UK: /'pɜːʒəʊ/; US: /puːˈʒoʊ/; French: [pøʒo]) is a French automotive manufacturer, part of Groupe PSA.[5] The family business that preceded the current Peugeot
Peugeot
company was founded in 1810,[6] and manufactured coffee mills and bicycles. On 20 November 1858, Émile Peugeot
Peugeot
applied for the lion trademark
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France Télécom
Orange S.A., formerly France
France
Télécom S.A., is a French multinational telecommunications corporation. It has 256 million customers worldwide and employs 95,000 people in France, and 59,000 elsewhere.[3] In 2015, the group had revenue of €40 billion.[4] The company's head office is located in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. The current CEO is Stéphane Richard. The company is a component of the Euro
Euro
Stoxx 50 stock market index.[5] Orange has been the company's main brand for mobile, landline, internet and IPTV
IPTV
services since 2006. It originated in 1994 when Hutchison Whampoa
Hutchison Whampoa
acquired a controlling stake in Microtel Communications during the early 1990s and rebranded it as "Orange". It became a subsidiary of Mannesmann
Mannesmann
in 1999 and was acquired by France Télécom in 2000
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Costa Crocieres
Costa Crociere S.p.A. (Italian pronunciation: [ˈkɔsta kroˈtʃɛːre]), operating as Costa Cruises (Italian: Costa Crociere), is an Italian cruise line, based in Genoa, Italy, owned by Carnival Corporation & plc.[1][2] Founded in 1854,[3] the company originally operated cargo ships, in order to carry olive oils and textiles from Sardinia to Liguria.[3] In 1924 the company passed to founder's sons (Federico, Eugenio and Enrico) that started commercial activities, buying the ship Ravenna.[3] Commercial activities continued until the introduction of passenger services in 1947, with regular services between Italy and South America. The company later converted its entire fleet to full-time cruising, and as an independent company became one of the largest cruise operators in Europe
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