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Futura | The Typeface ‘book’ | Petra Eisele, Annette Ludwig, Isabel Naegele

Overview

Celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, the story of Futura is a fascinating one. Charting its Bauhaus origins to its use as the first font on the moon in 1969, this book tells the story of how the typeface went from representing radicalism in design to dependability. Futura: The Typeface celebrates and rediscovers this timeless font through archive illustrations and informative essays by renowned design writers.

Includes essays written by renowned design writers including Steven Heller, Erik Spiekermann and Christopher Burke. Edited by Petra Eisele, Professor of Design History and Design Theory at the University of Mainz; Dr. Annette Ludwig, Director of the Gutenberg Museum and Isabel Naegele, Professor of Typography at the University of Mainz.

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