Skip to main content

A. M. Cassandre

A. M. Cassandre (real name: Adolphe Jean-Marie Mouron) – born 24. 1. 1901 in Kharkov, Ukraine, died 17. 6. 1968 in Paris, France – graphic designer, type designer, painter, set-designer, teacher.


  • 1918: studies at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, at the Académie Julian and with painter Lucien Simon in his studio in Paris.
  • 1921: starts designing posters.
  • 1922: has his first studio in Montparnasse in Paris, signs his works for the first time with the pseudonym "Cassandre".
  • 1930: starts producing work for the Nicolas company.
  • 1933: produces his first work as a set-designer. Teaches at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs.
  • 1934–35: teaches at the Ecole d’Arts Graphique.
  • 1935: designs posters for French, Swiss and Italian clients.
  • 1936: contract with "Harper’s Bazaar" magazine, New York, for various covers.
  • 1939: returns to France. Works for the theater and the ballet and produces work in the field of free painting.
  • 1948: co-founder of the AGI (Alliance Graphique International). Until 1959 he produces sets for Aix-en-Provence, the Comédie Française, the Bavarian State Opera in Munich and for stages in Florence.
  • 1962: is made an officer of the Legion of Honor.
  • 1963: designs Yves Saint-Laurent’s trademark. With his combination of applied and free design, Cassandre was a model in the field of graphic design for several decades.

3 Families Found

  • Peignot® by Linotype
    • Available for Desktop use
    • Available for eBook use
    • Available for Mobile App use
    • Available for Server use
    • Available for Web use

    Show 4 Products

  • Exotic 350 by Bitstream
    • Available for Desktop use
    • Available for eBook use
    • Available for Mobile App use
    • Available for Server use
    • Available for Web use

    Show 4 Products

  • Peignot® by Adobe
    • Available for Desktop use
    • Available for eBook use
    • Available for Mobile App use
    • Available for Server use

    Show 4 Products

  • @font-face{font-family:"Peignot W01 Light";src:url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/2/d7470672-aac4-4a33-bc21-8357582e1697.eot?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4");src:url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/2/d7470672-aac4-4a33-bc21-8357582e1697.eot?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4#iefix") format("embedded-opentype"),url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/14/5fb8158d-8845-422b-a7bd-8183deaf6a09.woff2?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4") format("woff2"),url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/3/8d32e2e7-b723-4d4f-b39d-699251033acc.woff?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4") format("woff"),url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/1/2c7e1222-28c3-4b61-8606-7aee4ad721a2.ttf?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4") format("truetype"),url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/11/465245e5-b1e9-41d6-8357-3da370d16393.svg?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4#465245e5-b1e9-41d6-8357-3da370d16393") format("svg");} @font-face{font-family:"Exotic_350 W03 Light";src:url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/2/9067a3df-309f-4159-bc63-27895779367f.eot?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4");src:url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/2/9067a3df-309f-4159-bc63-27895779367f.eot?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4#iefix") format("embedded-opentype"),url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/14/25c930c4-93be-42f2-b005-bc7f420e9950.woff2?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4") format("woff2"),url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/3/7b154523-24ef-4c89-96a5-d658d556f988.woff?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4") format("woff"),url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/1/8de53e28-759a-4c89-b605-23685ea504e9.ttf?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4") format("truetype"),url("http://fast.fonts.net/dv2/11/0c494617-d6da-4724-9f8a-e5897fa928e7.svg?d44f19a684109620e484147fa790e81859e92aaaea3d337f84586d5df8888fe5455f55e0f83ed0be044ddfaa95e824a4b1318d5b552aaa24a44025e9&projectid=74f39a9d-a5dc-405f-9690-1c1fd4590ae4#0c494617-d6da-4724-9f8a-e5897fa928e7") format("svg");}
Loading...

Free Web Font Subscription

close