Wiking—Digitizing and releasing a blackletter font from 1925
The Wiking font was designed by Heinz König and revealed in 1925 by the kind 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 objective, the font will likely be provided without spending a dime underneath the Open Font License.
The marketing campaign runs till March 16, 2020. All supporters will assist the objective of releasing the font without spending a dime. However for supporters selecting one of many greater help tiers, unique font recordsdata and letterpress prints are provided.