Loubet del Bayle (Toulouse, 1970 - ?) has been a typography addict
since his discovery in 1994 of a book (Graphic Design + Designers,
Thames & Hudson) which mentionned that the Times New Roman,
regularly used on all the PC of the planet, was designed in 1931 under
the direction of Stanley Morison for the famous English newspaper...
He has written a lot of articles published since 1998 on the French
speaking site Typographie
& Civilisation. In 1999, he launched Planet typography to deal
with the modern typographic creation.
He has also created a lot of other sites but he has always updated with
enthousiasm his typography websites. Jean-Christophe’s other passions
go from traveling (Objectif
sur le Monde, The
Phileas Fogg Project) to anything else including comics hero and
the battle of Austerlitz (Via
these projects are for fun only and do not generate any cent of income.
In the real life, Jean-Christophe is eBusiness manager of a multinational
For more information about these creations (+ CV and other info), you
can go on his ad hoc site : Varia