About this font family
This design is one of the true gems to come out of the 1930s typeface era. Even though the face was originally designed to counter the invasion of European sans-serifs, it remains faithful to the principles found in its creator’s poster work.
Lucian Bernhard’s lettering creation for American Type Founders is to this day a favorite among font connoisseurs worldwide. It has a unique personality. More…
This deluxe version is packed with extras including the original oldstyle figures, alternates, and ligatures. A number of styles and alternate characters have been added to the family such as heavy italics, extra heavy italics, and capital figures. And an easier-to-identify “flagged” figure one and the new euro symbol are now located in each individual style.
Bernhard Gothic is also available in the OpenType Std format. Lining and oldstyle figures, stylistic alternates, and additional discretionary ligatures are now combined in each style. These advanced features currently work in Adobe Creative Suite InDesign, Creative Suite Illustrator, and Quark XPress 7.
Check for OpenType advanced feature support in other applications as it gradually becomes available with upgrades.