Luba

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Credits

Designer(s)
Hendrik Moeller
Foundry(ies)
Linotype
Release Year
2009
Country of Origin
Germany
Classification
Sans Serif, Humanist Sans
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Distributor(s)
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Luba is a multi-script text family designed by Hendrik Moeller. The family includes four weights: Light, Regular, Medium, and Bold. Each of these fonts may be purchased with both Latin and Cyrillic script coverage, or with support for just the Latin script. Moeller initially developed Luba to assist speakers of languages using the Latin script who are just embarking upon learning a language that uses the Cyrillic script, i.e., French, Germans, or Italians who are learning Russian or Ukrainian. Luba’s letters place significant emphasis on their identifying elements; clear forms and a relaxed style help familiarize the reader with the foreign glyphs. The typeface makes clear distinctions between Latin and Cyrillic letters, without covering up their shared heritage.
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Last edited by hendrik on September 7, 2009, 11:07am EST

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