Atlas Grotesk

Atlas Grotesk is a grotesque sans-serif typeface designed by Kai Bernau, Susana Carvalho and Christian Schwartz. It was released through Commercial Type in 2012. The design was inspired by sans-serifs from the 1950s, particularly Mercator (known as the “Dutch Helvetica”). I think Atlas Grotesk makes a great alternative to Helvetica as it is much less commonly used on the web. Atlas Grotesk is available in six weights—thin, light, regular, medium, bold and black—each with matching italics.

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Atlas Grotesk Specimen

Atlas Grotesk Type Specimen

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Atlas Grotesk Font Pairings

Liquorice
Apr 10, 2019
MoMu
Jun 18, 2018
Manuel Sofia
Jun 4, 2018
Fonts — Atlas Grotesk
Wozere
May 11, 2018
Mister & Missus
Jan 28, 2018
Fonts — Mramor, Atlas Grotesk, Stanley
Allied Works
Nov 4, 2017
Dropbox
Oct 9, 2017
The Pudding
May 15, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Atlas Grotesk, Publico
Alina Skyson
Apr 27, 2017
Fonts — Canela, Atlas Grotesk
Colossale
Feb 20, 2017
Fonts — Austin, Atlas Grotesk
Hugo & Marie
Sep 28, 2016
Fonts — Canela, Atlas Grotesk
Lovers
Oct 19, 2015
An Interesting Day
Sep 3, 2015
Fonts — Larish Neue, Atlas Grotesk
Another
Jun 14, 2014
Fonts — Atlas Grotesk
Eighth Day
Apr 26, 2014
Fonts — Atlas Grotesk, Amasis
FiveThirtyEight
Mar 26, 2014
Fonts — Arnhem, Atlas Grotesk, Decima
Hatch Inc.
Mar 1, 2014
Fonts — Atlas Grotesk
Bitcoins
Feb 16, 2014
Fonts — Atlas Grotesk, Publico
Sans Colour
Dec 5, 2013
Fonts — Atlas Grotesk
Onno Schwanen
Oct 15, 2013
Fonts — Atlas Grotesk, Calluna
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