José Mendoza

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French type designer born in 1926. [José Mendoza y Almeida] worked with Maximilien Vox in the early 1950s. From 1954 to 1959 he worked as assistant to Roger Excoffon at the Fonderie Olive, Marseille. After this he worked on a freelance basis. From 1985 to 1990 he taught type design at the Imprimerie Nationale, Paris, where his students included Thierry Puyfoulhoux, Frank Jalleau, and Poul Sogren.

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