Fonderie Olive

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Fonderie Olive
Industry Type foundry
Founded 1836
Founder(s) Marcel Olive
Defunct 1978
Headquarters Marseilles, France
Key people Roger Excoffon

The Fonderie Olive, in English, Olive Foundry, was a small but high profile type foundry located in Marseilles, France. It is best known for the work of the typeface designer Roger Excoffon. In 1978 the foundry was acquired by the Mergenthaler Linotype Company which transferred photocomposition rights for all faces to Haas.

Typefaces[edit]

These foundry types were produced by Fonderie Olive:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jaspert, W. Pincus, W. Turner Berry and A.F. Johnson. The Encyclopedia of Type Faces. Blandford Press Lts.: 1953, 1983, ISBN 0-7137-1347-X, p. 2408-249