Karla is an open-source, grotesque sans-serif typeface designed by Jonathan Pinhorn. Karla isn’t perfect—the spacing is set a little wide and some of the kerning looks a little off, however, this font has tons of character and there really aren’t any other quirky grotesques like this that are available for free. Karla is available in seven weights with matching italics.

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Karla Specimen

Karla Type Specimen

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Karla Font Pairings

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Jan 2, 2021
Fonts — Neue Machina, Karla
Oct 1, 2019
Fonts — Canela, Karla
Julie Niemi
Aug 6, 2018
Fonts — Sabon, Karla
Unspoken Agreement
Jul 13, 2018
Fonts — Morion, Karla
Jun 15, 2018
Fonts — Young Serif, Karla
Mar 6, 2018
Fonts — Butler, Karla
Women Who Design
May 22, 2017
Fonts — Karla, Druk
May 13, 2017
Fonts — Sharp Grotesk, Karla
Arab Film Festival
Nov 4, 2016
Fonts — Nocturno, Karla
Chantal Jandard
Sep 7, 2016
Fonts — Noe Display, Karla, Hind
Jul 2, 2016
Fonts — GT Sectra, Karla
May 3, 2016
Fonts — Intro, Inconsolata, Karla
Plant Chicago
Feb 20, 2016
Fonts — Halis Rounded, Karla
Firebelly  Design
Feb 8, 2016
Fonts — Stanley, Karla
Mathias Sterner
Jul 3, 2015
Fonts — Sofia, Karla
The Mohawk Show 2015
May 13, 2015
Fonts — GT Pressura, Karla
Mar 17, 2015
Fonts — Karla, Inconsolata
The New Wave Company
Nov 27, 2014
Fonts — Noe Display, Karla
Abby Seymour
Jun 27, 2014
Fonts — Miller, Karla
Hoffman Creative
Jun 19, 2014
Fonts — Novecento Sans, Armitage, Karla
Chloë Galea
Mar 6, 2014
Fonts — Karla, Franklin Gothic
Kalyn Nakano
Jan 28, 2014
Fonts — Karla, Open Sans, Montserrat, Monaco
Borsch, Vodka & Tears
Dec 2, 2013
Fonts — Larish Neue, Karla
Fivethousand Fingers
Jul 13, 2013
Fonts — Karla, Ehrhardt

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