The German designer Ronny Edelstein created the fun font in 1997. This font is part of the Take Type Library, chosen from the entries of the 2nd International Digital Type Design Contests of 1994 and 1997. Linotype Mineru contains three weights: Linotype Mineru regular, Linotype Mineru bold, Linotype Mineru outline. Linotype Mineru is part of the Take Type No. 2 CD which contains 230 fonts. Linotype Mineru is a trademark of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, which may be registered in certain jurisdictions, exclusively licensed through Linotype GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.