Block® BQ font family


Designed by Hermann Hoffmann in 1908

Hermann Hoffmann

Hermann Hoffmann was born in Hildesheim in 1856 and died in Berlin on September 21, 1926. He completed an apprenticeship as a typesetter at the printing company Gebr. Gerstenberg in Hildesheim, Germany. He went on to work as a commercial type-setter and factor in various cities. In the early 1890s he moved to Berlin. Hoffmann was co-founder of the Maschinenfabrik Heidenheim & Hoffmann (presses for printing on envelopes, etc.) and worked from 1893 as editor of the paper. In 1895 he became head of the print room at Berthold AG in Berlin.

Block® BQ

Desktop fonts are designed to be installed on a computer for use with applications. Licensed per computer.
Web fonts are used with the CSS @font-face rule. They are licensed for a set number of page views with no time limitation.
Mobile App Fonts can be embedded in your mobile application. Each app requires a separate license. The license is based on the number of app installations.
Electronic Publication Fonts can be embedded in an eBook, eMagazine or eNewspaper. Fonts are licensed per title.
Server fonts can be installed on a server and e.g. used by automated processes to create items. A license is per server core CPU per year.

Block BQ

2 Value Packs



world-map map Greek map Cyrillic map

Std / OT CFF

supports at least

21 languages.

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