The last typeface design by Cassandre, intended for phototypesetting, but rejected by Berthold and Olivetti, and not realized before Cassandre’s death in 1968. Continued by Ladislas Mandel. [Corpus typographique français] A variant known as Metop was used for an epigraphic inscription at the Charles de Gaulle airport in c. 1968. Later used in relief to write the messages which decorated the walls of the Winter Olympics Center in Flaines, France. [Roland Mouron]
In 2003, Thierry Puyfoulhoux released a digital version, in three styles; original, normal, and bold.
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