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Classification: Sans Serif Geometric Sans

Futura was designed for Bauer company in 1927 by Paul Renner. This is a sans serif face based on geometrical shapes, representative of the aesthetics of the Bauhaus school of the 1920s-30s. Issued by the Bauer Foundry in a wide range of weights and widths, Futura became a very popular choice for text and display settings. Originally Cyrillic version of eight styles was developed at ParaType (ParaGraph) in 1995 by Vladimir Yefimov. Additional Cyrillic styles were developed in 2007 by Isabella Chaeva. Simultaneously the old eight styles were partly revised to match the whole family. Now the new Futura is a uniform type system consisting of seven weights with corresponding obliques and eight condensed styles. All these fonts are coordinated in letterforms, metrics, and weights in order to better work together.