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(This information and examples are from www.adobe.com, where we purchased the fonts.)

Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk

Classifications: Sans Serif, Small Caps & Old Style Figures
Designer: Berthold Staff

Issued by Berthold in 1896, Akzidenz Grotesk is the forerunner of Helvetica. The name is derived from the nineteenth-century word for sans serif, Grotesk, and from the German name for types used by trade printers, Akzidenz schrift. Akzidenz Grotesk is well-suited to technical literature, tables, and magazine and newspaper headlines. The light weight includes a set of old style (nonlining) numerals designed by Erik Spiekermann for Berthold's business cards. The condensed versions of Akzidenz Grotesk are useful for tables, spreadsheets, and other applications where space is at a premium.

Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk is either a registered trademark or trademark of Berthold Types Limited in the United States and/or other countries.

Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk® Light
Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk Light

Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk® Regular
Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk Regular

Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk® Italic
Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk Italic

Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk® Medium
Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk Medium

Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk® Medium Italic
Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk Medium Italic

Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk® Bold
Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk Bold

Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk® Bold Italic
Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk Bold Italic

Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk® Super
Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk Super

Berthold Baskerville

Classification: Transitional
Designer: Berthold Staff

The Baskerville types were created by John Baskerville, a typefounder and printer in late eighteenth-century England, and introduced in Birmingham, England, in 1752. Baskerville's types are classified as transitionals, that is, those that are stylistically between old style and modern designs. Because of their high readability, Baskerville's designs were produced by all of the major typefoundries and have become a standard typeface for long texts, especially book work, and for display purposes as well. The Berthold foundry released their own Baskerville in 1961, with additional weights and italics to follow through the years until 1972. Characteristic of Berthold Baskerville is its ample letterforms and impeccable readability.

Berthold Baskerville is a trademark of Berthold Types Limited.

Berthold Baskerville™ Regular
Berthold Baskerville Regular

Berthold Baskerville™ Italic
Berthold Baskerville Italic

Berthold Baskerville™ Medium
Berthold Baskerville Medium

Berthold Baskerville™ Medium Italic
Berthold Baskerville Medium Italic

Berthold Baskerville™ Bold
Berthold Baskerville Bold

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Created: February 4, 2000
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