Type trivia

A page from this month’s Fast Company magazine provides us with a few interesting facts about type:

Futura, the typeface design by Paul Renner in 1927, was used on the plaque that Apollo 11 left behind on the moon. It also is used on a well-known vodka logo, and it’s the type used in the opening sequence of Lost.

The page is designed to show highlights from the July/August calendar. The purpose of the type … well click and enlarge the page and you’ll find out.

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