Douglas Thomas talks about Futura Font on TED

In the TED Conference, Designer Douglas Thomas shares the brief history of one of the most famous font Futura.

When humanity first landed on the moon in 1969, the typeface Futura was right there with them. In this fascinating history of typography, designer Douglas Thomas shares Futura’s role in launching the Apollo 11 spacecraft — and how it became one of the most used fonts in the world.