Akzidenz-Grotesk is a typeface that was designed by Berthold Type Foundry way back in 1896. This font is believed to have been inspired by serif fonts like Didot and Walbaum. If you remove the serifs from these fonts, what you get looks very similar to Akzidenz-Grotesk font. It is actually a family of fonts that have been the result of work of many different designers. All these designs were unified to have a single family called Akzidenz-Grotesk. This is a crisp and bold font that allows the text to be clearly read even from a distance. Though the text does not stare at you, this font is a favourite of designers from across the world because of its simplicity and flexibility. If you are a graphics designer, you can make use of Akzidenz-Grotesk font in many of your projects. This font is used by publishers on the cover of books and novels to make the text beautiful and impressive. This font can be seen in the logo of Arizona State University. It is also seen in all publications coming from American Red Cross. This font is very versatile and it has many different versions to be used in different industries easily.