Jean Jannon (died 20 December 1658) was a French printer, type designer, punchcutter and typefounder active in Sedan in the seventeenth century. A Protestant, after working in Paris Jannon established a career as printer for the Protestant Academy of Sedan in what is now north-eastern France.
Jean Jannon (born April 1580, Geneva; d. December 20, 1658, Sedan) was a Genevan-French printer, type designer, punchcutter and typefounder active in Sedan early in the seventeenth century.
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Jan 22, 2020 · From Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia The matrices of Jannon's Imprimerie nationale type. Jean Jannon (died 20 December 1658) was a French printer, type designer, punchcutter and typefounder active in Sedan early in the seventeenth century.
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In 1621, sixty years after Garamond's death, the French printer Jean Jannon released a specimen of typefaces that had some characteristics similar to the Garamond designs.   The French Royal Printing Office (Imprimerie Royale) appears to have bought matrices from him in 1641 in three large sizes, roman and italic at roughly 18, 24 and 36 point sizes.
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Punchcutting is a craft used in traditional typography to cut letter punches in steel as the first stage of making metal type.Steel punches in the shape of the letter would be used to stamp matrices into copper, which were locked into a mould shape to cast type.
Apr 23, 2010 · The third branch of Garamond comes from the French designer, Jean Jannon in 1611. Short on materials and funds, Jannon, independently of Garamond, cut his own typeface that so resembled the original Garamond type from 1570 that much speculation surrounds the origins of modern Garamond fonts (Hlasta, 1950, p. 76).