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Futura designed by Paul Renner

Futura

designed by Paul Renner

Paul Renner

- Born on August 9, 1878 in Wernigerode, Germany

- Member of the German Work Federation

- Friend of typographer Jan Tschichold

on August 9, 1878 in Wernigerode, Germany - Member of the German Work Federation - Friend
Futura was originally designed between 1924 and 1926 by typeface designer Paul Renner. It was
Futura was originally designed between 1924 and 1926 by typeface designer Paul Renner. It was

Futura was originally designed between 1924 and 1926 by typeface designer Paul Renner. It was commissioned by the Bauer type foundry and was later released in 1927.

This means that Futura was created in the Bauhaus period.

The Futura that was released in 1927 was the normal font. In 1928, the Light, Medium, Bold, and Bold Oblique fonts were published. In 1930, the Light Oblique, Medium Oblique, Demibold, and Demibold Oblique fonts were released. The Book font was released in 1932 and the Book Oblique font in 1939.

Demibold, and Demibold Oblique fonts were released. The Book font was released in 1932 and the
The Futura that was released in 1927 was the normal font. In 1928, the Light,

The Futura that was released in 1927 was the normal font. In 1928, the Light, Medium, Bold, and Bold Oblique fonts were published. In 1930, the Light Oblique, Medium Oblique, Demibold, and Demibold Oblique fonts were released. The Book font was released in 1932 and the Book Oblique font in 1939.

• The Extra Bold font was designed by Edwin W. Shaar in 1952. He, together with Tommy Thompson, designed the Extra Bold Oblique font in 1955.

•In 1929, Futura Black was released. It uses stencil letter form.

In 1932, Futura Display was released. It uses more angular strokes, resulting in nearly rectangular letter forms. The Condensed versions of the Futura font family were also released. The Bold and Bold Oblique fonts were released in 1930.

Condensed versions of the Futura font family were also released. The Bold and Bold Oblique fonts

•Futura is a sans-serif typeface, meaning it has no serifs.

•It is based on geometrical shapes and forms.

•It gives a feel of efficiency and forwardness.

•The lowercase letters have tall ascenders that go beyond the cap line.

•The uppercase letters resemble those of the roman letters.

letters have tall ascenders that go beyond the cap line. •The uppercase letters resemble those of
Mainly and usually in advertising. Graphic identity of Union Pacific Railroad. Swissair 1950-1990 logo.

Mainly and usually in advertising.

Mainly and usually in advertising. Graphic identity of Union Pacific Railroad. Swissair 1950-1990 logo.

Graphic identity of Union Pacific Railroad.

Mainly and usually in advertising. Graphic identity of Union Pacific Railroad. Swissair 1950-1990 logo.

Swissair 1950-1990 logo.

Flight deck labeling for Boeing commercial airplanes. Commemorative plaque left on the moon by Apollo

Flight deck labeling for Boeing commercial airplanes.

Flight deck labeling for Boeing commercial airplanes. Commemorative plaque left on the moon by Apollo 11

Commemorative plaque left on the moon by Apollo 11 astronauts in July 1969.

left on the moon by Apollo 11 astronauts in July 1969. Corporate fonts for RAI Radiotelevisione

Corporate fonts for RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana and Ferrovie dello Stato in Italy.

Graphic identity for Volkswagen. Logo for electronic music band Linkin Park. Television series Futurama.

Graphic identity for Volkswagen.

Graphic identity for Volkswagen. Logo for electronic music band Linkin Park. Television series Futurama.

Logo for electronic music band Linkin Park.

Graphic identity for Volkswagen. Logo for electronic music band Linkin Park. Television series Futurama.

Television series Futurama.

Corporate branding, and product packages and manuals for Hewlett-Packard. Print ads and signage for The

Corporate branding, and product packages and manuals for Hewlett-Packard.

and product packages and manuals for Hewlett-Packard. Print ads and signage for The Home Depot. Logo

Print ads and signage for The Home Depot.

manuals for Hewlett-Packard. Print ads and signage for The Home Depot. Logo of French fashion conglomerate

Logo of French fashion conglomerate Louis Vuitton.

Advertising and catalogs for IKEA. Cover title for American Beauty Logo Absolut Vodca

Advertising and catalogs for IKEA.

Advertising and catalogs for IKEA. Cover title for American Beauty Logo Absolut Vodca

Cover title for American Beauty

Advertising and catalogs for IKEA. Cover title for American Beauty Logo Absolut Vodca

Logo Absolut Vodca

an english and a greek pangram

for all the PF Futura Nue variations

PF FUTURA Neu regular

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

Ζαφείρι δέξου πάγκαλο, βαθων ψυχης το σημα

PF FUTURA Neu book

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

Ζαφείρι δέξου πάγκαλο, βαθων ψυχης το σηµα

THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG

ΖΑΦΕΙΡΙ ΔΕΞΟΥ ΠΑΓΚΑΛΟ, ΒΑΘΩΝ ΨΥΧΗΣ ΤΟ ΣΗΜΑ

PF FUTURA Neu medium

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

Ζαφείρι δέξου πάγκαλο, βαθων ψυχης το σηµα

THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG

ΖΑΦΕΙΡΙ ΔΕΞΟΥ ΠΑΓΚΑΛΟ, ΒΑΘΩΝ ΨΥΧΗΣ ΤΟ ΣΗΜΑ

PF FUTURA Neu light

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

Ζαφείρι δέξου πάγκαλο, βαθων ψυχης το σηµα

THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG

ΖΑΦΕΙΡΙ ΔΕΞΟΥ ΠΑΓΚΑΛΟ, ΒΑΘΩΝ ΨΥΧΗΣ ΤΟ ΣΗΜΑ

PF FUTURA Neu semi bold

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

Ζαφείρι δέξου πάγκαλο, βαθων ψυχης το σηµα

THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG

ΖΑΦΕΙΡΙ ΔΕΞΟΥ ΠΑΓΚΑΛΟ, ΒΑΘΩΝ ΨΥΧΗΣ ΤΟ ΣΗΜΑ

PF FUTURA Neu bold

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

Ζαφείρι δέξου πάγκαλο, βαθων ψυχης το σηµα

THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG

ΖΑΦΕΙΡΙ ΔΕΞΟΥ ΠΑΓΚΑΛΟ, ΒΑΘΩΝ ΨΥΧΗΣ ΤΟ ΣΗΜΑ

PF FUTURA Neu thin

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

Ζαφείρι δέξου πάγκαλο, βαθων ψυχης το σηµα

THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG

ΖΑΦΕΙΡΙ ΔΕΞΟΥ ΠΑΓΚΑΛΟ, ΒΑΘΩΝ ΨΥΧΗΣ ΤΟ ΣΗΜΑ

That’s all folks