Compacta

Compacta is a sans-serif typeface designed by Fred Lambert in 1963. It’s a condensed design with flat-sided letters that make it easy to set tightly while maintaining even spacing. It would be a good typeface to use for headlines where spacing is a concern.

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Compacta Specimen

Compacta Type Specimen

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Suggested Font Pairing

Compacta Font Pairings

Brassneck Brewery
Nov 17, 2016
Fonts — Compacta, Courier
Hassan Rahim
Oct 28, 2016
Fonts — Fraktur, Compacta
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