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. Bauer had earlier cut a typeface called Accidenz-Gothisch". Akzidenz-Grotesk is a sans-serif typeface family originally released by the Berthold Type Foundry of Berlin.
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Digital versions included Greek and Cyrillic characters, and the family includes a condensed, extended, rounded and stencil series. Osterer, Heiden; Stamm, Philipp, eds.
Akzidenz-Grotesk in use
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. The Complete Works English ed.
Retrieved 23 July Berthold AG Date released ? Paul Shaw Letter Design blog.
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The similarities of Helvetica and Akzidenz-Grotesk are apparent, but the subtle differences include the uppercase and lowercase C and the uppercase GJR and Q. Retrieved 27 June Akzidenz-Grotesk is a sans-serif typeface family originally released by the Berthold Type Foundry of Berlin.
An American specimen of Akzidenz-Grotesk under the name 'Standard'. However, during this period there was increasing interest in using fnt as capturing the spirit of the time, most famously, Jan Tschichold 's influential book Die Neue Typographiewhich praised the aesthetic qualities of the "anonymous" sans-serifs of the nineteenth century and was printed in a sans-serif similar to Berthold's Akzidenz-Grotesk.
Like most sans-serifs, Akzidenz-Grotesk is 'monoline' in structure, with all strokes of the letter of similar width. A 'folded-up' structure with narrow apertures and strokes curled up towards the vertical, most obvious on letters such as c, e, s and a.
Retrieved 12 November 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. Akademie der Wissenschaften G. Archived from the original on 28 June Double-storey a, single-storey g. The 'J' has a top bar, the 'M' centre does not descend to the baseline and the 'G' and 'R' are simplified in the manner of Futura.
Akzidenz-Grotesk - Wikipedia
The family consists of 14 variants with 7 weights in roman and italic, in a single width. Retrieved 20 June Like most grotesque sans-serifs, Akzidenz-Grotesk's slanted form is an oblique rather than a true italic. The use of Akzidenz-Grotesk and similar "grotesque" typefaces dipped from the late s due to the arrival of fashionable new "geometric" sans-serifs such as ErbarFutura and Kabelbased on the proportions of the circle and square.
Retrieved 30 June FontFont 's FF Schulbuch family is in a similar style. This style often contrasted Akzidenz-Grotesk with photographic art, and did not use all caps as much as many older posters. In other projects Grottesk Commons. A particularly striking feature is a blackletter-style default upper-case 'i' with a curl at the bottom: On the grotesque revival, written in