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Schriftklassifikation nach DIN 16 518

Type classification (in German) according to the DIN 16 518 system invented in 1964. Pages by Bernhard Schnelle. I will use his German nomenclature, and quote his examples of each style.

  • I. Venezianische Renaissance-Antiqua: Amalthea, Ascot, Berkeley Old Style, Centaur, Concorde, Deepdene, Eusebius, Goudy Italian, Guardi, Horley Old Style, Jersey, Lutetia, Menhart-Antiqua, Normandy, Seneca, Schneidler-Mediaeval, Trajanus, Verona, Weidemann, Worcester Round.
  • II. Französische Renaissance-Antiqua [garalde types]: Aeterna, Aldus-Buchschrift, Bembo, Berling, Charter, Comenius-Antiqua, Garamond, Granjon, Leipziger Antiqua, Meridien, Michelangelo, Octavian, Palatino, Perpetua, Plantin, Sabon-Antiqua, Trump-Mediaeval, Van Dijck, Vendome, Weiß-Antiqua.
  • III. Barock-Antiqua [transitional types]: Baskerville, Bernhard Modern, Bookman, Caledonia, Caslon, Century, Century Schoolbook, Cheltenham, Cochin, Diotima, Ehrhardt, Imprimatur, Janson, Life, Nicolas Cochin, Poppl-Antiqua, Raleigh, Schoolbook, Scotch, Tiffany, Times.
  • IV. Klassizistische Antiqua [modern or didone types]: Bauer Bodoni, Bodoni-Antiqua, Linotype Centennial, Corvinus, De Vinne, Linotype Didot, Ellington, Falstaff, Fat Face, Fenice, Madison-Antiqua (Amts-Antiqua), Normande, Tiemann-Antiqua, Torino, Walbaum-Antiqua.
  • V. Serifenbetonte Linear-Antiqua [slab serif]: Aachen, Clarendon, Memphis, Old Towne, Pro Arte Schadow-Antiqua, Serifa, Volta.
  • VI. Serifenlose Linear-Antiqua [sans]: Akzidenz-Grotesk, Antique Olive, Avant Garde Gothic, Cosmos, Delta, Erbar-Grotesk, Eurostile, Folio, Franklin Gothic, Frutiger, Futura, Gill, Helvetica, Univers.
  • VII. Antiqua-Varianten: Abbot Old Style, Amelia, Americana, Arnold Böcklin, Banco, Calypso, Churchward, Cooper Black, Dynamo, Eckmann, Glaser Stencil, Hobo, Lasso, Mexico Olympic, Plastica, Profil, Souvenir, Stop, Superstar, Tintoretto, Traffic, Washington, Windsor, Zipper.
  • VIII. Schreibschriften [scripts]: Arkona, Amazone, Bison, Boulevard, Brush Script, Caprice, Charme, Choc, Diskus, Englische Schreibschrift, Künstler-Schreibschrift, Lithographia, Mistral, Reiner Script, Rondo, Signal, Swing, Vivaldi.
  • IX. Handschriftliche Antiqua: American Uncial, Antikva Margaret, Arcade, Codex, Delphin Dom Casual, Hadfield, Klang, Koch-Antiqua, Libra, Lydian, Ondine, Poetica, Post-Antiqua, Prima, Ritmo, Solemnis, Studio, Time Script.
  • X. Gebrochene [Fraktur, blackletter], subdivided into Xa Gotisch, Xb Rundgotisch, Xc Schwabacher, Xd Fraktur, Xe Fraktur-Varianten.
  • XI. Fremde Schriften [foreign types]: all non-Latin typefaces.

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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: Jan Tschichold Sabon 1964 1967 Poster by Pamela Cruz 2017


file name: Jan Tschichold Sabon 1964 Poster by Stephanie Lee 2014


file name: Jan Tschichold Sabon M T 1966


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Centennial 1986 197911


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Centennial 1986 197911


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Centennial 1986 198941


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Centennial 1986 198941


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Centennial 1986a


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Centennial 1986b


file name: Linotype Didot Poster by Martina Rodriguez Saavedra 2015


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Didot 1991 Poster by Emma Froberg 2017


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Didot 1991 Poster by Emma Froberg 2017b


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Didot 1991 Poster by Emma Froberg 2017c


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Didot 1991 Poster by Emma Froberg 2017d


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Didot 1991 Poster by James Musson 2016


file name: Adrian Frutiger Linotype Didot 1991 Poster by Jessica Marinelli 2016


file name: Reinhard Haus Guardi 1987


file name: Tobias Frere Jones Reiner Script 1993 after Imre Reiner 1951


file name: Dieter Steffmann Tintoretto 2000


file name: Berthold A G Englische Schreibschrift B Q 1992







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