The myth of Kramer-Grotesk

You often read a book and register the information as being true, especially when it is less or more the same you have read before about the subject. It gets a bit odd when you find out that in different publications things are mixed up and each publication seems to add more and more fuzz around the subject. I recently bought a used book about Paul Renner, published in 1978 by Philipp Luidl for the Typographical Society in Munich, Germany. In that book the well-known typedesigner Günter Gerhard Lange wrote an article about Renner. Lange was at that time the art director of H.