Futura is a geometric sans-serif typeface designed in 1927 by Paul Renner. As you can see, it wasn’t designed in the 50′s, but grew substantially at this time with the addition of Light, Light Oblique, Extra Bold, Extra Bold italic.
A modern sans-serif typeface. Geometric forms taken from early grotesque styles are combined with humanist elements to create a precise and legible typeface. Details include 9 harmonious weights with italics, a complete character set, manually edited kerning and Euro symbol.