With thousands of different typefaces on offer, it’s good to have a select few that act as main-stays in your collection. The following 13 typefaces are ones you’ll find many graphic designers using.
#1 Akzidenz Grotesk
Akzidenz Grotesk, the first ever sans-serif typeface to be widely used, was originally released in 1898, by the H. Berthold AG type foundry. At first glance, it can sometimes be mistaken for the Helvetica or Univers typefaces.
More on Wikipedia
Head over to Typophile if you want to learn more about the roots of Akzidenz Grotesk.
Akzidenz is available to buy from Linotype, under the name Basic Commercial. The font family was renamed based on Linotype’s digitization of the typeface, which can also be bought under the Akzidenz name from other type resources.
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