Akzidenz-Grotesk® BE is a typical grotesque (early sans-serif) typeface. The font was initially released in the year 1896. It was christened Accidenz-Grotesk.
This was also the first sans serif typeface to be widely accepted and renowned among letterpress people. Later, the font was altered in many different ways. The design was widely used in Germany many centuries ago by trade printing industry.
Akzidenz-Grotesk® BE detail
Foundry: H.Berthold AG
Released: Apr 3, 2006