We are working on a typeface design based on the original La Samaritaine tile font from the Rue Baillet / Rue de l'Arbre Sec facades.
As the face is incomplete this includes creating new characters based on the existing tile letterforms. La Samaritaine Sans Bold is in production.
British graphic designer Abram Games is celebrated in a new stamp collection 'Remarkable Lives' by the Royal Mail. Games created iconic propaganda posters in the 1940's with his distinctive graphic and typographic style.
Paul has over twenty years experience as a creative director, consultant and designer working with some of the world's leading branding and design agencies and with many of the top global brands.
His professional track record includes: Pentagram London, Design Solution Paris, Interbrand New York, Desgrippes Gobe Tokyo and Hong Kong, Dragon Rouge Paris.
Paul has won numerous design awards and his work is extensively published in magazines, books and on the web. He won a Gold Award in the Pentawards - international packaging design awards and has been exhibited at the Cannes Lions. His work is featured in Taschen’s Package Design Book.
Paul directs the Visual Communications program at the Ecole Bleue School of Design in Paris, lectures at design schools and leads professional continuing education workshops for the design industry.
He writes on branding design issues, is an international correspondent for Brand New. His design blog ‘Design Thinking’ has received over a hundred thousand visits.