Bremer Antiqua / Design Details
Bremer Antiqua is a exclusively cut typeface for the Bremer Presse, a private press in Germany from 1911 until 1944. It was designed by Willy Wiegand, the head of the Bremer Presse and cut by Louis Hoell at Stempel in Frankfurt. Although evoking a certain blackletter feeling sometimes, it's surprisingly readable in text sizes, whereas looking at its shapes closely reveals the influences of early Venetian Renaissance typefaces as well as incunabels by Adolf Rusch and Johann v. Speyer. This digitized version of Bremer Antiqua ist based on the original 12 pt. metal type, originally cast in 1922.
Bremer Antiqua / Glyphset