Typewolf Type Roundup
Typewolf Type Roundup

Monotype Grotesque

Monotype Grotesque is a sans-serif typeface designed by Frank Hinman Pierpont and published through Monotype in 1926. It’s an “irregular” grotesque with quirky letterforms and inconsistencies across the various styles. The family is available in a wide range of widths including condensed, extra condensed and extended versions. Monotype Grotesque went on to become the main inspiration for Arial.

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Monotype Grotesque Specimen

Monotype Grotesque Type Specimen

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Suggested Font Pairing

  • Monotype Grotesque + Didot

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Public Books
Jul 20, 2015
Flawless Typography Checklist
A typography master course in the form of an interactive checklist.