Signs at the town of Eisingen in Engschrift, Mittelschrift and Breitschrift. It was also used on German car number plates from , until replaced there in January by FE-Schrift , a typeface especially designed to make the plates more tamper-proof and to optimize automatic character recognition. The DIN typeface family includes both a medium Mittelschrift and a condensed Engschrift version; an older extended version Breitschrift is no longer used since the early s, but may still be encountered on older road signs in Germany. Archived from the original on 6 February Geometric sans serif lettering and typefaces were very popular in the s and s. This includes the regular style Mittelschrift in two grades for printing with less and more ink spread, and the less well-known Breitschrift.

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Din 1451 std mittelschrift other leading designers began using DIN Mittelschrift and Engschrift, making it a popular option to other sans serif faces.

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Geometric sans serif lettering and typefaces were very popular in the s and s. An extensive set of digitisations is that made by Peter Wiegel with din 1451 std mittelschrift requested from users under the OFL. Signs at the town of Eisingen in Engschrift, Mittelschrift din 1451 std mittelschrift Breitschrift. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived from the original on 6 February They were released as celluloid lettering stencils for smaller applications, as larger metal stencils for application to machinery, vehicles and airplanes, and as cast metal lettering for street and building signage.


DIN is the typeface used on road signage in Germany and a number of other countries. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Retrieved 14 December Canada Mexico United States. Design Made In Germany archived. Also characters such as S for which an accurate construction drawing had never been made were now defined using lines and arcs for the new cutting plotters that were to be used for the lettering on motorway signage. Many adaptations and expansions of the original design have been released digitally.

Also the Berthold type foundry adopted the DIN typefaces for their optomechanical phototype setting systems such as Staromat. Although being designed in a similar way, the DIN typefaces lacked elegance and did not take advantage from these design trends. For graphic design and desktop publishing, several type foundries offer redesigned and extended versions of this typeface. The drawings were made on a finer grid.

Since then it is also used by non-governmental organisations and businesses. The design follows DIN 16an earlier standard for oblique lettering on technical drawings which had been released in Inthe Berthold type foundry released a similar typeface.

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Talking About Fonts 1st ed. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Retrieved 16 July This enabled an exact definition of details such as the amount of overshoot of round characters e. Botswana Mauritius South Africa Zimbabwe. The version of DIN also included a showing of Cyrillic characters, although their design did not match the weight and proportions of DIN Mittelschrift.


This includes the regular style Mittelschrift in two grades for printing with less and more ink spread, din 1451 std mittelschrift the less well-known Breitschrift. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The standard sheet DIN Schriften typefaces was released in as a pre-norm. Wikimedia Commons has media related to DIN The transferable-lettering-sheet company, Letraset made several variants available in the s.

It contained several standard typefaces for mechanically engraved lettering, hand-lettering, lettering stencils and printing types. Traffic light Traffic-light signalling and operation Traffic light control and coordination.

This and other similar regulations resulted in DIN dominating German public lettering until today. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from December Articles with permanently dead external links Articles needing additional references from February All din 1451 std mittelschrift needing additional references Commons category link is on Wikidata.