About this font family
A rounded slab in 5 weights, romans plus italics.
In our age, since the arrival of microcomputing, the majority of professional letters have been composed in quality typefaces. Typewriters & the typestyles they used have become antiques. A letter set in Times or Helvetica & printed with a laser printer at 600 dpi or more are of such quality that one can no longer distinguish it with a document produced by offset printing. But letters composed in this way appear overly institutional when a bit of informality is needed. Le Monde Courrier, designed by Jean François Porchez, attempts to re-establish a style halfway between writing and printing. More…
This rounded slab serif returns the informal character of “typewritten” fonts to letters and suit well all bad conditions, from inkjet printed memos to webfonts use. With a unique typographic color, it integrate itself with the rest of the Le Monde family with effective contrast. Le Monde Courrier feature now “traditional g and e” (access via OpenType features) in addition to the rounded informal g and e. Le Monde Courrier is available in ten series in roman, italic.