Indian designer P. M. Hahsim created the font in 1994. Linotype Indus is part of the Take Type Library, which features winners of Linotype’s International Digital Type Design Contest from 1994 to 1997. Linotype Indus finds its historical roots in inscriptions found on ancient Indian graves. Thus Linotype Indus has a unique look and is versatile in point sizes from middle to headline. The font combines well with sans serif and slab serif typefaces. Linotype Indus is part of the .