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Font Bureau’s current licenses, with no changes to existing terms, are now served through Type Network.
Xavier Dupre was born in France in 1977. He studied graphic design in Paris as well as calligraphy and typography at the Scriptorium de Toulouse with Bernard Arin and Rodolphe Giuglardo. Since 1999 he has worked as a type designer in a packaging design agency. He has also collaborated with Lasdislas Mandel (known for telephone directory typography) on Renaissance experimental writings. Since 2001 he has lived in Southeast Asia in the Indian Ocean and spent some time in Europe. Xavier prefers working in full freedom without any constraint. He has created Latin typefaces for foundries such as Font Bureau, FontFont, and Emigre and also Khmer typefaces for NGOs in Cambodia. He was awarded consecutive Certificates of Typographic Excellence in 2004, 2005 and 2006 by New York’s Type Directors Club and named one of “New Visual Artists” in 2006 by Print magazine.
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