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Wiking—Digitizing and liberating a blackletter font from 1925

Wiking—Digitizing and liberating a blackletter font from 1925

Wiking—Digitizing and freeing a blackletter font from 1925

Wiking—Digitizing and liberating a blackletter font from 1925

The Wiking font was designed by Heinz König and printed in 1925 by the sort foundry J. D. Trennert & Sohn in Hamburg.

This distinctive and up to date blackletter design has by no means been professionally revived. Ralf Herrmann has began a Kickstarter marketing campaign to create a cautious and full digitization from the unique letterpress font. And better of all: Ought to the marketing campaign attain its funding purpose, the font shall be provided totally free below the Open Font License.

The marketing campaign runs till March 16, 2020. All supporters will assist the purpose of releasing the font totally free. However for supporters selecting one of many increased help tiers, unique font information and letterpress prints are provided.

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