Champion® BQ font family


Designed by Günter Gerhard Lange in 1957

Günter Gerhard Lange

Günter Gerhard Lange was born on April 12, 1921 in Frankfurt on the Oder, Germany and died in Munich on December 2, 2008. He completed studies at the Academy of Visual Arts and Publishing in Leipzig, Germany in 1941. He studied calligraphy, typesetting and printing under Professor Georg Belwe. He remained in Leipzig and worked as a freelance graphic designer. In 1945, he started working as an assistant to Professor Walter Tiemann at the Leipzig Institute while doing freelance design and painting on the side. He moved to Berlin in 1949 to further his education at the University of Visual Arts. He returned to freelance work in 1950 and was hired by H. Berthold AG on a freelance basis. His first font designs came about during this period. From 1955 to 1960, he started to teach typography at the Master School of Graphics and Publishing. In 1961 he was appointed Artistic Director at H. Berthold AG and became Chairman of the Board of Directors in 1971. He also taught from time to time at various universities in Germany. In 1990, Lange retired from H. Berthold AG, but continued to teach typography and design. After ten years of retirement, he started working with H. Berthold AG again as their exclusive artistic consultant.

Champion® 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.

Champion BQ

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21 languages.

Champion® BQ Regular -  1 variant
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