In pictures: Knowledge of all fonts
2001: A Space Odyssey (Futura)

According to Sebastian Lester, the font used on the poster for Stanley Kubrick's 1968 sci-fi epic has "a truly space-age pedigree".

"Futura was the official font of the Apollo moon landing program," he explains.

"Because it's based on geometric features - the square, the circle and the triangle - it's got an inherent simplicity and timelessness."

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