Four years after the successful release of NB Akademie™ Std Editon in 2016 the typeset got expanded with 12 additional typesets and an OpenType Pro Edition supporting 110+ latin based languages. NB Akademie™ Pro is a contemporary sans-serif grotesque type system designed by Stefan Gandl comprising of 32 typesets (Light—Black, Italics & Mono): Light, Light-Italic, Mono Light, Mono Light-Italic, Book, Book-Italic, Mono Book, Mono Book-Italic, Regular, Italic, Mono, Mono-Italic, Medium, Medium-Italic, Mono Medium, Mono Medium-Italic, SemiBold, SemiBold-Italic, Mono SemiBold, Mono SemiBold-Italic, Bold, Bold-Italic, Mono Bold, Mono Bold-Italic, ExtraBold, ExtraBold-Italic, Mono ExtraBold, Mono ExtraBold-Italic, Black, Black-Italic, Mono Black, Mono Black-Italic. The typeface’s infuences and naming go way back to legendary German type designer Ferdinand Theinhardt and his revolutionary typeset ‘Royal Grotesque’ (1880) designed for the publications of the “Königlich-Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin”. After selling his own type foundry ‘Ferd. Theinhardt Schriftgiesserei Berlin’ Theinhardt’s ‘Royal Grotesk’ later became internationally successful as Berthold’s Akzidenz Grotesk (1896) — the godmother of all modern grotesque typefaces. NB Akademie™ Pro testNB Akademie™ Pro & Std Download
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Neubau Akademie™ Study of a Grotesque Typeface in its Historical and Sociocultural Contextby Dr. Gunnar Klack On the occasion of Neubau’s Akademie™ Pro Edition release, the original article written by Gunnar Klack is reissued here for the first time in its entirety.