H. BERTHOLD TYPEFOUNDRY

Akzidenz-Grotesk® Std Condensed

Mac & Windows OpenType
Languages: Western Latin 1
Type Style: Sans Serif
Designer: H. Berthold
Design Date: 1898 - 2001
PostScript OTF $335.00
TrueType TTF $335.00

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Light Condensed

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Light Condensed

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Light Condensed Italic

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Light Condensed Italic

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Regular Condensed

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Regular Condensed

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Condensed Italic

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Condensed Italic

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Medium Condensed

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Medium Condensed

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Medium Condensed Italic

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Medium Condensed Italic

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Bold Condensed

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Bold Condensed

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Bold Condensed Italic

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std Bold Condensed Italic

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std ExtraBold Condensed

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std ExtraBold Condensed

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std ExtraBold Condensed Italic

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std ExtraBold Condensed Italic

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std ExtraBold

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std ExtraBold

Akzidenz-Grotesk Std ExtraBold Italic

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Akzidenz-Grotesk Std ExtraBold Italic

Akzidenz-Grotesk® Standard Condensed

Berthold first published Akzidenz-Grotesk in 1898. Originally named “Accidenz-Grotesk” the design originates from Royal Grotesk light by royal type-cutter Ferdinand Theinhardt. The Theinhardt foundry later merged with Berthold and also supplied the regular, medium and bold weights.

In the 1950s Günter Gerhard Lange, then art director at Berthold, began a project to enlarge the typeface family, adding a larger character set, but retaining all of the idiosyncrasies of the 1898 face. Under the direction of Günter Gerhard Lange, Berthold added AG Medium Italic (1963), AG ExtraBold (1966) , AG Italic (1967), AG ExtraBold Condensed & Italic (1968), AG Super (1968).

Lange was instrumental in developing the Akzidenz-Grotesk program at Berthold in the 1950s and 1960s. In 2001 Lange helped Berthold complete the AG series with the additions of AG light italic, Super Italic, light condensed, condensed, medium condensed, extrabold italic, light extended italic, extended italic and medium extended italic.

Akzidenz-Grotesk is a trademark of Berthold Types Limited.