"Maximilien Vox, a typography expert, wanted me to take part to one of his book illustration projects. The book was about the beauty of the scenery around Paris, with texts written by Pierre-Mac Orlan and typographed by Vox. The novelist, who was always wearing his famous beret, invited us to his place in Saint-Cyr-sur-Morin. After a copious and lively lunch, I asked the Master about the text. He replied: "etch the plates, bring them to me and I will start writing"..."