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Elsner&Flake

German type foundry in Hamburg established in 1986 by Veronika Elsner and Günther Flake. They offer original fonts as well as improved versions of classical fonts. There are many non-Latin fonts as well. In-house designers include Jessica Hoppe (Carpediem), Verena Gerlach (Aranea), Petra Beisse (Petras Script), Uwe Melichar, Manuela Frahm (Fritz Dittert), Ralf Borowiak, Lisa von Paczkowski, and Achaz Reuss.

Additions in 2005 include the dingbat typefaces Beautilities EF Alpha, Ornamental Rules EF, Diavolo Rules EF, Squares EF (Alpha, Beta and Gamma), Topographicals EF Alpha, Typoflorals EF Alpha, Typographicals EF Alpha, Typomix EF Alpha, Typosigns EF Alpha, Typospecs EF Alpha and Beta (which have several fists), Typostuff EF Alpha, Diavolo EF, Schablone EF, Gigant EF, Maloni EF, OCRA EF, EF Unovis (a 16-weight family inspired by Quadrat).

In the hand-printed category, let us mention Filzerhand.

Their blackletter collection includes some bastardas (Alte Schwabacher, Lucida Blackletter), some frakturs (Fraktur, Fette Fraktur EF, Justus Fraktur, NeueLutherscheFraktur, Walbaum-Fraktur), some rotundas (Weiss-Rundgotisch), and some texturas (Gotisch, Old English).

Commissioned fonts include Castrol Sans (2007).

Selected additional typefaces: Garamond Rough Pro (2018), Bluset Now Mono (2018), Newspoint (2017, based on Morris Fuller Benton's News Gothic), Meier Kapitalis (2013, a lapidary typeface based on a 1994 sketch by Hans Eduard Meier in his book Die Schriftentwicklung), Gillies Gothic EF (after William S. Gillies's 1935 original), EF Medieva, Bank Sans Caps EF, Metropolitain (1985) (after a 1905 art nouveau typeface by Fonderie Berthier).

Fonts4ever link (2008). Listing at Fontworks. Future events schedule. New fonts.

List of their fonts.

Catalog of their typefaces [large web page warning]. See also here.

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INTERNAL LINKS
Commercial foundries ⦿ Non-Latin fonts ⦿ Font vendors ⦿ Dingbats (original) ⦿ OCR fonts ⦿ German type scene ⦿ Handwriting fonts ⦿ Blackletter fonts ⦿ Bastarda / Bâtarde / Schwabacher ⦿ Rotunda / Rundgotisch ⦿ Textura ⦿ Art Nouveau typefaces ⦿ Morris Fuller Benton ⦿ Garalde or Garamond typefaces ⦿ Monospaced fonts ⦿








file name: Elsner Flake Bluset Now Mono 2018 268344


file name: Elsner Flake Bluset Now Mono 2018 268345


file name: Elsner Flake Bluset Now Mono 2018 268346


file name: Elsner Flake Bluset Now Mono 2018 268348


file name: Elsner Flake Bluset Now Mono 2018


file name: Elsner Flake Garamond Rough Pro 2018 268337


file name: Elsner Flake Garamond Rough Pro 2018 268338


file name: Elsner Flake Garamond Rough Pro 2018 268339


file name: Elsner Flake Garamond Rough Pro 2018 268340


file name: Elsner Flake Garamond Rough Pro 2018


file name: Elsner Flake Newspoint 2017 240927


file name: Elsner Flake Newspoint 2017 240928


file name: Elsner Flake Newspoint 2017 240931


file name: Elsner Flake Newspoint 2017 240932


file name: Elsner Flake Newspoint 2017


file name: Elsner Flake Fette Gotisch


file name: Bastarda Elsner Flake Alte Schwabacher


file name: Bastarda Elsner Flake Lucida Blackletter


file name: Elsner Flake Lucida Blackletter E F 2011


file name: Fraktur Elsner Flake Fraktur


file name: Fraktur Elsner Flake Justus Fraktur


file name: Fraktur Elsner Flake Neue Luthersche Fraktur


file name: Fraktur Elsner Flake Walbaum Fraktur


file name: Rotunda Elsner Flake Weiss Rundgotisch


file name: Textura Elsner Flake Gotisch


file name: Elsner Flake Gotisch E F


file name: Elsner Flake Meier Kapitalis 2015 based on Hans Eduard Meier Roman Lapidary1st Century 1994


file name: Elsner Flake Meier Kapitalis 2015 190377


file name: Elsner Flake Meier Kapitalis 2015 190379


file name: Elsner Flake Meier Kapitalis 2015 190380


file name: Elsner Flake Meier Kapitalis 2015 190381


file name: Elsner Flake Meier Kapitalis 2015


file name: Textura Elsner Flake Old English


file name: Verena Gerlach Aranea E F 1996


file name: Elsner Flake Castrol


file name: Gunther Flake Bank Sans E F 2010 after Morris Fuller Benton 1930


file name: Gunther Flake Bank Sans E F 2010 208758


file name: Gunther Flake Bank Sans E F 2010 208761


file name: Gunther Flake Bank Sans E F 2010 208763


file name: Gunther Flake Bank Sans E F 2010


file name: Gunther Flake Bank Sans E F 2010208760


file name: Elsner Flake Bank Sans Caps E F 2010


file name: Elsner Flake E F Medieva


file name: Elsner Flake Fette Fraktur E F


file name: Elsner Flake Metropolitain 1985 afte Fonderie Berthier 1905


file name: Elsner Flake William S Gillies Gillies Gothic 1935







Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html