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D. Stempel (or: Stempel Studio)

Frankfurt-based typefoundry started in 1895 by David Stempel. Took over Roos&June in 1915. Gained a majority share in Klingspor Bros in 1917. Takes over Leipzig's Heinrich Hoffmeister foundry in 1918 and Leipzig's W. Drugulin foundry in 1919. Gains shareholding in the Haas'sche type foundry in 1927, and Benjamin Krebs in 1933. It becomes owner of Klingspor in 1956. In 1985 D. Stempel's type division was taken over by Linotype, and became Linotype's type department. Stempel's history, 1895-1955. Designers and fonts:

  • J. F. G. Binder: Binder Style (1959).
  • J. Boehland: Balzac (1951).
  • H. Bohn: Mondial (1936).
  • Walter Brudi: Orbis (1953), Pan (1954).
  • W. Buhe: Buhe Fraktur (1915).
  • W. Chappell: Trajanus (1939).
  • J. Christiansen: Christiansen Schrift (1909).
  • F. Heinrichsen: Gotenburg (1935-1937).
  • K. Hoefer: Prima (1957), Zebra (1965).
  • H. Hoffmeister: Amts Antiqua (1909), Stempel Fraktur (1914).
  • Holzhausen: Holzhausen Antiqua (1916).
  • M. Jacoby-Boy: Bravour (1912).
  • M. Kausche: Mosaik (1954).
  • F. W. Kleukens: Gotische Antiqua (1914), Helga Antiqua (1913), Ingeborg Antiqua (1910), Kleukens Fraktur (1911), Omega (1926), Radio Latein (1923, display didone).
  • R. Koch: Anzeigenschrift Deutsch (1923).
  • H. König: Heinz-König-Setzmaschinen-Fraktur (1913).
  • E. Meyer: Tannenberg (1933-1935).
  • Hans Eduard Meier: Syntax (1968).
  • H. Möhring: Elan (1928), Elegant Grotesk (1928).
  • C. Wilhelm Pischiner: Neuzeit Grotesk (1929).
  • H. Pauser: Petra (1954).
  • I. Reiner: Bazar (1956), Mustang (1956).
  • P. Renner: Renner Antiqua (1939).
  • H. Rhode: Humboldt Fraktur (1938).
  • F. K. Sallwey: Present (1974).
  • A. M. Schildbach: Montan (1954).
  • F. Schweimanns: Diana (1909), Propaganda (1901), Graziella (1905), Korso (1913).
  • W. Schwerdtner: Metropolis (1928), Mundus Antiqua (1929), Standard Latein (1929).
  • J. Tschichold: Sabon (1967).
  • M. Wilke: Diskus (1938), Gladiola (1936), Konzept (1968).
  • Friedrich Hermann Wobst: Globus (1932).
  • Rudolf Wolf: Memphis (1930).
  • Hermann Zapf: Gilgengart, Kompakt (1954), Melior (1952), Michelangelo (1950, roman caps), Optima (1958), Palatino (1950), Saphir (Linotype, 1953), Sistina (1951), Virtuosa (1952, revived in 2009 as Virtuosa Classic at Linotype with the help of Akira Kobayashi).
  • G. Zapf-von Hesse: Diotima Antiqua (1952), Smaragd (1953).
  • Staff: Büxenstein Antiqua (1912: revival by Gerhard Helzel), GerhardHelzel-BuxensteinFraktur-after-DStempel-1912.png">Büxenstein-Fraktur (1912: revival by Gerhard Helzel), AltSchwabacher, Europe, Eurostile, Forma, Garamond, Künstlerschreibschrift (1902), Univers, and the typewriter types Deberny, Haas and Olive.

Specimen book of 1920.

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file name: Jan Tschichold Sabon M T 1966


file name: Jan Tschichold Sabon 1964d


file name: Linotype Smaragd


file name: Stempel Omega 1926


file name: Stempel


file name: Stempel Neuzeit Buch Grotesk


file name: Stempel Trajanus 1939


file name: Linotype Trajanus Com Bold after Warren Chappell Trajanus 1939 1940


file name: Linotype Trajanus Com Bold Italic after Warren Chappell Trajanus 1939 1940


file name: Hermann Zapf Virtuosa 1952 Stempel


file name: Coen Hofmann Marli 2016 after F Schweimanns Korso 1913


file name: Coen Hofmann Marli 2016 after F Schweimanns Korso 1913b


file name: Coen Hofmann Marli 2016 after F Schweimanns Korso 1913c


file name: Coen Hofmann Marli 2016 after F Schweimanns Korso 1913d


file name: Coen Hofmann Marli 2016 after F Schweimanns Korso 1913e


file name: Coen Hofmann Marli 2016 after F Schweimanns Korso 1913f


file name: Hermann Zapf Sistina 1951


file name: Ratio Latein Mager Stempel 1923 F W Kleukens


file name: Hermann Zapf Michelangelo 1953


file name: Stempel Mundus Antiqua 1929


file name: Stempel Mundus Antiqua 1929b


file name: Rudolf Wolf Memphis 1929c


file name: Rudolf Wolf Memphis 1929 1936 poster by Veronika Rehm 2018


file name: Rudolf Wolf Memphis Pro Bold 1929 1936 Linotype Version Poster by Heather Rueppel 2015


file name: Rudolf Wolf Memphis 1929 1936b


file name: Rudolf Wolf Memphis 1929 1936 Poster by Joey Weber 2015


file name: Rudolf Wolf Memphis 1929 1936 Poster by Joey Weber 2015b


file name: Hermann Zapf Kompakt 1954


file name: Gerhard Helzel Buxenstein Antiquae


file name: Gerhard Helzel Buxenstein Fraktur after D Stempel 1912


file name: Stempel Alt Schwabacher


file name: Stempel Antique Olive


file name: Stempel Europe


file name: Stempel Eurostile


file name: Stempel Forma


file name: Stempel Typewriter Types Deberny Haas Olive


file name: Stempel Univers


file name: Stempel Garamond







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