URW Grotesk

URW Grotesk is a geometric sans-serif typeface designed by Hermann Zapf and released through URW in 1985. It was designed to be the companion to Zapf’s serif typeface, URW Antiqua. URW Grotesk is available in a huge variety of weights and widths, including condensed, narrow, extra narrow, wide and extra wide.

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URW Grotesk Specimen

URW Grotesk Type Specimen

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Suggested Font Pairing

  • URW Grotesk + Grad

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