—It’s Futura Extra Bold. It was Stanley’s favorite typeface. It’s sans serif. He liked Helvetica and Univers, too. Clean and elegant.
— Is this the kind of thing you and Kubrick used to discuss?
—God, yes. Sometimes late into the night.
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any idea what font was used for the opening credits of the shining?
tried helvetica, univers and arial (rounded) … none of these fit perfectly ..
so long juergen
Good question. I don’t know off the top of my head. I’d have to research it.
oh it would be amazing if you could try to find out what font that is … google wasn’t that a big help so far… though it kicked me to this blog … :)