The Evolution of the Graphic Designer. Akzidenz-Grotesk was popular in this period although other typefaces such as Monotype Grotesque were used also: The example above is made with Softmakers bergamo, a Bembo clone. Purvis; Friedrich Friedl Capitals in several weights have very noticeably thicker strokes than the lower-case.

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Akzidenz Grotesk Std Bold. Other weights were added by the time of the phototypesetting and digital versions, such as the ultra-bold ‘Akzidenz-Grotesk Super’.

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std

Akzidenz Grotesk Std Med. Akzidenz Grotesk Std Cond. A New History comments that they “conveyed the functionalist ethos without appearing too stylised The general effect is that Akzdienz appears more oblong while Akzidenz-Grotesk maintains circular counters and bowls. Akzidenz Grotesk Pro Light. Throughout most of its history, typography simply evolved the forms that were the most useful and the most interesting, generally with indifference toward how they related to one another.

Retrieved 21 July Grottesk Grotesk Pro Ext.

Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk BE Bold Condensed Preview & Download

A ‘folded-up’ structure with narrow apertures and strokes curled up azkidenz the vertical, most obvious on letters such as c, e, s and a. Aside from the subtle differences in these individual letters, Miedinger’s primary change to Akzidenz-Grotesk is Helvetica’s higher x-height, the distance from the baseline to the height of the lowercase letter xand the consistently horizontal terminals.


As typeface designs are generally not legally protected unlike their names, which can be trademarked[93] several alternative digitisations inspired by Akzidenz-Grotesk have been released under alternative names. Archived from the original on 28 June Akademie der Wissenschaften G.

Akzidenz Grotesk Std Cond Bold font

On Frutiger’s typeface Univers, inspired by Akzidenz-Grotesk Univers doesn’t form patches in print, like Akzidenz-Grotesk for example, because the uppercase letters are only drawn slightly bolder than the lowercase. As bread-and-butter faces they are less good than the old sans faces…I find the best face in use today is the so-called ordinary jobbing sanserif, which is quiet and easy to read.

Note the Numbers, they differ very much from akzidez Futura and other typefaces of this flavour. Akzidenz-Grotesk Next Black Italic. Berthold AG, ca “.

Retrieved 20 June Bauer had earlier cut a typeface called Accidenz-Gothisch”. Zusammen mit den Handsatz-Garnituren bilden die Linotype-Werkschiftgrade eine sehr stattliche Familie, die der Gestalter und Drucker oft und gern bei seiner Arbeit in Anspruch nehmen wird.


This style dtd contrasted Akzidenz-Grotesk with photographic art, and did not use all caps as much as many older posters. Retrieved 1 December Max Miedinger at the Haas Foundry used it as a model for the typeface Neue Haas-Grotesk, released in and renamed Helvetica in Akzidenz Grotesk Pro XBold.

On the grotesque revival, written in Retrieved 7 October A View of Type Design.

Akzidenz Grotesk Std ExtraBold. Retrieved 23 February A dropped horizontal stroke on A. Inthree notable competitors of Akzidenz-Grotesk appeared intended to compete with its growing popularity: Architektur und Typografie im Miedinger sought to refine the typeface making it more even and unified, with a higher x-height vold tighter spacing.

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