The German Bible Society commissioned Professor Kurt Weidemann to design a typeface for the printing of a bible that was mutually sponsored by the Catholic and Protestant church authorities; the typeface was called Biblica.
Because Bibles need to fit a large amount of text into a relatively small number of pages, this design is legible at small sizes and economical in its space requirements. Weidemann based his design on the Venetian types because the wedge-shaped bracketed serifs, even stroke contrast, and distinctive character shapes satisfied his demands for beauty and legibility. More…
When the International Typeface Corporation produced the family in 1983, the name was changed to ITC Weidemann.
ITC Weidemann® Font families
The ITC Weidemann® includes the following font families:
Weidemann Std Book
Weidemann Std Book Italic
Weidemann Std Medium
Weidemann Std Medium Italic
Weidemann Std Bold
Weidemann Std Bold Italic
Weidemann Std Black
Weidemann Std Black Italic
ITC Weidemann® Preview
Here is a preview of how ITC Weidemann® will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.
Is ITC Weidemann® A free font? Is ITC Weidemann® Free to Download?
No,ITC Weidemann® is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid.
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There is no point trying to find a free download of ITC Weidemann® so please don't waste your time looking.
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If you really want ITC Weidemann® and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)