F.H.Ernst Schneidler, type designer and teacher, originally designed Schneidler Old Style in 1936 for the Bauer foundry. Stempel Schneidler is based on the typefaces of Venetian printers from the Renaissance period and possesses their grace, beauty, and classical proportions.
Rudolf Weiss designed this typeface in 1926 for the Bauer foundry of Frankfurt. Weiss is based on typefaces from the Italian Renaissance, and is one of the earliest contemporary serif types to have italics based on the chancery style of writing.
Folio was designed by Konrad F. Bauer and Walter Baum, and issued in various weights and widths by the Bauer typefoundry from 1957 through 1962. This sans serif type is similar to Akzidenz Grotesk in its style and application.
It is popular as a newspaper display face.