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Stellar Font Family was designed by Robert Hunter Middleton and published by Monotype. Stellar contains 4 styles and family package options.

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About Stellar Font Family

Robert Hunter Middleton drew the original design of Stellar for the Ludlow Typograph Company in Chicago. Work began in the late 1920s, when Middleton was asked to create a sans serif type family to compete with European imports of Futura and Kabel. Stellar was Middleton's attempt to raise the ante. Where Futura and Kabel were geometric in design and monotone in weight, Stellar was based on roman character proportions and stroke weighs were stressed.

In the late 1990s, Dave Farey took on the task of reviving the Stellar design. While Ludlow cut Stellar in a full range of point sizes, the family was limited to just a roman and bold design. Farey's revival is twice as large a family. It ranges from a very light called Stellar Nova to a very bold called Zeta In between are Lyra and Epsilon.

Designers: Robert Hunter Middleton

Publisher: Monotype

Foundry: Monotype

Design Owner: Panache

MyFonts debut: Dec 12, 2001


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