The design of Futura avoids the decorative, eliminating nonessential elements, but makes subtle departures from pure geometric designs that allow the letterforms to seem balanced. It was also used in various TV shows including Doug , Lost , Warehouse 13 , the American version of Sesame Street , which had the capital "I", lowercase "j", and numbers "1" and "4" in simplified forms, etc. Futura is a geometric sans-serif typeface designed by Paul Renner and released in There are several references to the name being a font in the episode.
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It is based on geometric shapes, especially the circle, similar in spirit to the Bauhaus design style of the period. Retrieved 20 October Inthe Pittsburgh Steelers an American football team switched to rounded numbers on the jersey to match the number font Futura Condensed on their helmets.
They came in only Light, Book, Medium, Demi weights.
The Secret History of Letters. RSFutura Converted from C: Some were near identical copies as in Spartan and Twentieth Century but others were uniquely different, including Nobel and Kabel.
Renner's biographer Christopher Burke has noted the important role of the Bauer Foundry's manufacturing team in adapting the design for different sizes of extga, a feature not seen in digital releases.
As with all metal type revivals, converting Futura into a digital format poses interpretative challenges.
Archived from the original on 31 March Futura Demibold is a variation of the original Futura. The font family released by Bauer consist of mager light condensdd, halbfett mediumfett boldkursiv halbfett medium italicand kursiv fett bold italic.
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In addition, revivals will need to add characters not present in the original Futura like the Euro sign and Cyrillic, and therefore do not all have the same character set. Datasheet 4 U Electronic components datasheet search engine. Futura Heavy Italic BT mfgpctt-v1.
If anyone knows otherwise please notify us. This version is based on the previous ParaType design by Vladimir Yefimov see belowexpanded to include seven weights, with Book, Medium, Bold, Extra Bold weights for condensed fonts.
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Released inFutura Display uses more angular strokes, resulting in rectangular letter forms. Futura Condensed Extra Bold Italic. Futura was extensively marketed by Bauer and its American distribution arm by brochure as capturing the spirit of modernity, using the German slogan "die Schrift unserer Zeit" "the typeface of our time" and in English "the typeface of today and tomorrow".
Futurama Alien Alphabet Two 2. This version is based on the Futura Black, but designed at the Polygraphmash type design bureau in by Elvira Slysh.
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More recently, Futura has seen widespread use in many films and video games; Destiny and Wolfenstein: Renner's design rejected the approach of most previous sans-serif designs now often called grotesqueswhich were based on the models of signpainting, condensed lettering and nineteenth-century serif typefaces, in favour of simple geometric forms: Passata is a modernised version of Futura specifically designed to replace Futura as the corporate branding font of Aarhus University.
The metal lead type in the letterpress facility of the school were given by Renner to Henry Van de Veldethe school founder, and the original forms are, as Sozoo described it, "the first draft of Futura as we know it. Renner started to work again on this project in under the name of Steile Futura steil in German means "upright" or "steep".
According to URW, No. The ParaType fonts added Cyrillic characters. Futura Condensed is a condensed version of the original Futura font family.
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Paul Renner began sketching his letters that would become Futura in ; the typeface was available for use three years later. During the course of development, Renner developed several intermediate versions.