There must have been a huge amount of effort and thought, and perhaps much heartbreak, as the letters were transformed from here to there. Perhaps Berlow, if he felt like it, could persuasively analyze what is going on in this remarkable typeface. I have a specimen mid 50s of Steile Futura Fett from Bauer here, will post scans up later today or tomorrow, if time allows and somebody's interested. In certain respects, which I cannot describe because I don't fully understand them, I think it is the best typeface design I have ever seen, on a technical and aesthetic level that I could never aspire even to understanding, much less to rivalling. This digitizations includes the two weights, medium and bold, both in regular and italic.
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The supercurve is a different, newer shape than that of Steile Futura, which was a type in the well-known lettering genre of "block gothic". This digitizations fuutura the two weights, medium and bold, both in regular and italic.
Werkman book cover Thanks for your help. However, progress on these typefaces fuura to have been very slow, perhaps due to Renner's failing health: If at all, it would have to come from FT Bauer. Franz, you need to have the Flash Player, version 8. Oh that is lovely.
Renner designed Futura Display in for Bauer. From Burke's book on Paul Renner: The Renner retrospective in: The company you're talking about didn't own the H. I do not see the smallest evidence that FT Bauer has ever done anything the hard way!
The Mystery of Steile Futura (Topic) | Typophile
The contrast between the upright and italic is just gorgeous. Just guessing, but I wouldn't be surprised if the name was futra when it was marketed in the US, similar to the way Akzidenz Grotesk was marketed as "Standard" in the US.
However, progress on these typefaces seems to have been very slow, perhaps due to Renner's failing health: I don't know about Futura, but their recent Pascal revival was certainly a result of research including getting the original drawings from Mendoza y Almeidathought and hard work. Articles Renner article at creativepro.
Steile Futura BQ Regular font
It is the radical changes in the letterforms that I find so impressive. Berthold library until the nineties. Exactly what do they represent? I meant Steile ads for Emerson the company. Sadly, when we design brochures fjtura, some type designers don't want that stuff in their brochure!
If you download an image and open it in PhotoShop it will appear at the same size as the original scan and you can make your best estimate of size from that.
This digitization includes the two weights, medium and bold, both in regular and italic. It is steild miles ahead of its time.
It is an exact copy of the VGC digital version, with every defect preserved. I can't get away from the feeling that if Renner had thought this a viable option he steil have pursued it, and that pursuing it would cause all kinds of other unintended consequences. Its origins were explored by type experts.
That sounds somewhat logic, as especailly the word "Steile" might seem strange to american ears. I fufura we're used to seeing ascenders rise above caps these days so it could make Steile feel a little more relevant, but I think the original is perfectly usable in today's design. Screenonline has a page on the Mogul series, but the visual material including a full episode which may hold the answeris not accessible outside of the UK.
This almost gots some Goudy Sans in it. In the metal, there is substantial variation from size to size, making it quite difficult to decide on proportions. Those must be enlargements then, no? To speak of these cloners as 'digitizing' anything reflects badly on what is, after all, a metier. I have a specimen mid 50s of Steile Futura Fett from Bauer here, will post scans up later today or tomorrow, if time allows and somebody's interested.
This logic fails because Renner was not god.