Berthold first published Akzidenz-Grotesk in Originally named “Accidenz-Grotesk” the design originates from Royal Grotesk light by royal type-cutter Ferdinand Theinhardt. The Theinhardt foundry later merged with Berthold and also supplied the regular, medium and bold themusicvaults.net: Dafont. Akzidenz-Grotesk® Pro+ (WGL) In the s Günter Gerhard Lange, then art director at Berthold, began a project to enlarge the typeface family, adding a larger character set, but retaining all of the idiosyncrasies of the face. Under the direction of Günter Gerhard Lange, Berthold added AG Medium Italic (), AG ExtraBold (). Download Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk font family for free. Download font Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk BE from this family.