Designed by Heinz König and released in 1925 by the Trennert foundry. An inline/highlight style named Wiking licht followed in 1927. [Seemann] Accompanied by a set of decorated initials, border elements, decorative rules, and ornaments. Poster cuts were available in sizes up to 32 cic. [specimen]
The solid style was digitized and expanded by Ralf Herrmann as FDI Wiking and made available for free under the SIL Open Font License in June 2020. The initials were digitized as Viking Initials (Gert Wiescher, 2012).
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