Is there a free version of Akzidenz Grotesk?
Akzidenz-Grotesk is totally a free font for personal use. No license, sign up or registration is required for your personal use. But in case of commercial use, a license is highly recommended or you can buy this font by clicking here. Akzidenz Grotesk Font. Free For Personal use. Free Version.
When was the first Akzidenz Grotesk font made?
H. Berthold first published Akzidenz-Grotesk in 1896. The design originates from the type used in Germany by job-setters and trade printers of earlier centuries. Akzidenz-Grotesk is a grotesque which is earlier named as sans-serif typeface. Font family comes with 41 font styles with free versions like bold, regular etc.
What are the languages of Akzidenz Grotesk Roman?
Akzidenz Grotesk Roman supports the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Maltese, Polish, Turkish. The digitally encoded machine readable software for producing the Typefaces licensed to you is copyrighted (c) 1989, 1993 Adobe Systems.
What kind of font do you use in Grotesk?
Basic Commercial font. Aileron font. Protestant font. Akzidenz-Grotesk Light. Akzidenz-Grotesk Light Italic. Akzidenz-Grotesk Medium. Akzidenz-Grotesk Medium Italic. Akzidenz-Grotesk Regular.
When was the first Akzidenz Grotesk advert created?
Two design patents on Akzidenz-Grotesk were filed in April 1898, first on the 14th in Stuttgart by Bauer and then on the 28th in Berlin by Berthold, leading Reynolds to conclude that the design was executed in Stuttgart. Some early adverts that present Akzidenz-Grotesk are co-signed by both brands.
Who was the curator of the Akzidenz-Grotesk design?
Günter Gerhard Lange, Berthold’s post-war artistic director, who was considered effectively the curator of the Akzidenz-Grotesk design, said in a 2003 interview Akzidenz-Grotesk came from the Ferdinand Theinhardt type foundry, and this claim has been widely copied elsewhere.
How is Akzidenz Grotesk similar to Didone serif fonts?
Modern type designer Martin Majoor has described the general design of Akzidenz-Grotesk and its ancestors as similar in letterforms to the Didone serif fonts that were standard printing types in the nineteenth century, such as Didot, Walbaum and their followers. This is most visible in the quite folded-up apertures of letters such as ‘a’ and ‘c’.