The original Garamond typeface became widespread when the French court of Francis I started using it for their printing, in the 1540's. It was originally commissioned as a Greek typeface and known as the "Grec du Roi". Obviously, the typeface has travelled throughout Europe and has been copied many times, offering today an array of various Garamond type. The futura typeface was create by Paul Renner in the 1920's. It was said to be Stanley Kubrick's favorite font.