Grato Classic — a secretly geometric humanist
Grato Classic BoldClick to Edit
Nos différences nous unissent
Grato Classic xLightClick to Edit
Окружность ↗ Κύκλος → Đường tròn ↺⧭◐💀
Grato Classic SuperClick to Edit
Grato Classic Super
Grato Classic Black
Grato Classic Bold
Grato Classic Medium
Grato Classic Regular
Grato Classic Light
Grato Classic xLight
Grato Classic Thin
Grato Classic Hair

Grato Classic is the humanist voice of the Geometric Suite. A timeless typeface with sharply cut terminals and apexes, it combines a pure, present voice with idiosyncrasy and luxury.

Ignoring most calligraphic conventions, Grato is shaped by pure forms, low stroke modulation and square dots that contrast with almost perfect circles. Grato Classic takes that core and pursues the classical proportions and calligraphic detailing of early British geometric typefaces. The result is a typeface of quirks and clarity, a substantial family for identity and editorial work.

With a spectrum of nine weights, from fine Hairlines to super heavy Blacks, Grato can organise complex typographic hierarchies with ease. A bonus is that Grato’s weight gradation allows users to maintain stroke weight while doubling type sizes: just use the next lighter weight for the larger size.

OpenType features ensure Grato is adaptable. First stylistic set activates more legible letter variants, while the second stylistic set embraces a fundamentalist approach to geometry. Grato has what you need to organise data into information. Subscripts, fractions plus oldstyle and lining figures, each in proportional and tabular widths; a complete range of figure sets.

Carefully engineered, Grato is a long-lasting companion for those who value diverse language support and strong screen performance. Including Vietnamese, Grato supports more than 270 languages across the Greek, Cyrillic and Latin alphabets and its glyphs has been carefully reviewed by skilled consultants. For best on-screen performance, all TrueType files for web and desktop have been improved with manual hinting.

The Classic is available in two optical sizes. If you need less geometry and more legibility, Gratimo Classic is fine-tuned for text and interface design.

Type Mates 0985 Jakob Runge About Typedesigner Munich Hamburg Cera Pro
Design
Jakob Runge
in 2021
Type Mates Type Designer Mona Franz
Contributions
Mona Franz
Potrait Type Designer Irene Vlachou
Consulting on Greek
Irene Vlachou
Potrait Type Designer Ilya Ruderman Yury Ostromentsky Type Today
Consulting on Cyrillic
Ilya Ruderman & Yury Ostromentsky
Type Mates Donny Truong About Vietnamese​​
Consulting on Vietnamese
Donny Truong
Christoph Koeberlin
Hinting
Christoph Koeberlin
Type Mates Igino Marini About Spacing And Kerning​
Spacing and Kerning
Igino Marini

otf and ttf for desktop and apps, plus woff, woff2 and eot for web

Providing 12 styles, 6 weights and more than 1100 glyphs per font.

On the shortlist of Modern Cyrillic 2021 competition as a well example of current state of Cyrillic type development.

Related:
Language Support
Open Type Features

Buying Choices

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Grato Classic Family
269.00
Price incl. VAT.
269.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Super
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Black
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Bold
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Medium
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Regular
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Light
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic xLight
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Thin
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Hair
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
59.00
Price incl. VAT.
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Grato Classic Family
1,076.00
Price incl. VAT.
1,076.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Super
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Black
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Bold
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Medium
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Regular
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Light
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic xLight
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Thin
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Hair
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
236.00
Price incl. VAT.
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Grato Classic Family
2,690.00
Price incl. VAT.
2,690.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Super
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Black
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Bold
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Medium
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Regular
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Light
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic xLight
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Thin
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
Grato Classic Hair
590.00
Price incl. VAT.
590.00
Price incl. VAT.

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