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Blackletter: Typophile choices

Typophiles list their favorite blackletter typefaces:

  • Georg Trump: Fette Trump Deutsch (there exists a free version by Dieter Steffmann).
  • Emil Rudolf Weiss: Weiss Rundgotisch (1937)
  • Canada Type: Blackhaus (2005), a typeface based on Kursachsen Auszeichnung, which was designed in 1937 by Peterpaul Weiss for the Schriftguss.
  • Michael Harvey and Andy Benedek: Fine Gothic.
  • House Industries: Blaktur.
  • Underware: Fakir.
  • Letterror: Brokenscript.
  • Kombinat: Ode (2010, Martin Wenzel).
  • Fette Fraktur.
  • Old English.
  • Wilhelm Klingsporschrift.
  • Ryoichi Tsunekawa: Deluta (2007).
  • Gabriel Martinez Meave: Darka.
  • J. Mach Wust: UnifrakturMaguntia (2010: based on Peter Wiegel's font Berthold Mainzer Fraktur which is in turn based on a 1901 typeface by Carl Albert Fahrenwaldt) and UnifrakturCook (2010: based on Peter Wiegel's font Koch fette deutsche Schrift which is in turn based on a 1910 typeface by Rudolf Koch). Latest update of Unifraktur in 2017. Dedicated page.
  • Brian Sooy: Greenbriar. [I disagree. This is a hexagonal and not a blackletter typeface family.]

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file name: Emil Rudolf Weiss Weiss Rundgotisch D 1937


file name: Bas Jacobs Akiem Helmling Sami Kortemaki Fakir 2006


file name: J Mach Wust Unifraktur Magentia 2010


file name: Michael Harvey Andy Benedek Fine Gothic 2002


file name: Martin Wenzel Ode 2010


file name: Blackletter 16 Cent


file name: Blackletter Capitals 16 Cent


file name: Blackletter Examples


file name: Blackletter O


file name: Blackletter Chart


file name: Ryoichi Tsunekawa Deluta 2007


file name: Ryoichi Tsunekawa Deluta 2007b







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