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Contralto Font Family. An elegant high contrast sans-serif typeface

NEW! Published on: 25th of May 2021

specimen with weights examples: light, light italic, regular, regular italic, demibold, demibold italic, bold, bold italic, black, black italic.

Contralto is a high contrast sans-serif font family, crafted to look elegant but contemporary thanks to soft humanist shapes mixed with sharp geometric details.
Contralto comes in 40 styles: 5 weights × italics × 4 optical sizes, to help optimising contrast and readability. However, you can also use them to fine tune the mood of your graphical composition.

Contralto’s generous character set and Opentype features let you meet the most demanding layout needs and lets your creativity fly!

letter n displayed in all its optical sizes. Each style is sized to make the serifs height to match
  light regular demibold bold black light italic regular italic demibold italic bold italic black italic
big Contralto Big Light Contralto Big Regular Contralto Big Demibold Contralto Big Bold Contralto Big Black Contralto Big Light Italic Contralto Big Regular Italic Contralto Big Demibold Italic Contralto Big Bold Italic Contralto Big Black Italic
medium Contralto Medium Light Contralto Medium Regular Contralto Medium Demibold Contralto Medium Bold Contralto Medium Black Contralto Medium Light Italic Contralto Medium Regular Italic Contralto Medium Demibold Italic Contralto Medium Bold Italic Contralto Medium Black Italic
small Contralto Small Light Contralto Small Regular Contralto Small Demibold Contralto Small Bold Contralto Small Black Contralto Small Light Italic Contralto Small Regular Italic Contralto Small Demibold Italic Contralto Small Bold Italic Contralto Small Black Italic
xsmall Contralto Xsmall Light Contralto Xsmall Regular Contralto Xsmall Demibold Contralto Xsmall Bold Contralto Xsmall Black Contralto Xsmall Light Italic Contralto Xsmall Regular Italic Contralto Xsmall Demibold Italic Contralto Xsmall Bold Italic Contralto Xsmall Black Italic
anticollision ligatures
anticollision ligatures
Alternate a (ss01)
Alternate a (ss01)
Alternate g (ss02)
Alternate g (ss02)
Alternate j (ss03)
Alternate j (ss03)
Alternate y (ss04)
Alternate y (ss04)
case sensitive forms
case sensitive forms
ordinals
ordinals
arrows (ss06)
arrows (ss06)
contextual alternate
contextual alternates
slashed zero
slashed zero
lining & oldstyle figures
lining & oldstyle figures
tabular figures & symbols
tabular figures & symbols
superscripts & subscripts
superscripts & subscripts
numerators & denominators
numerators & denominators
fractions
fractions

Advanced localisation

Contralto uses the power of Opentype to overstep the current technical limitations, enriching the typesetting experience in a totally automated way. Just set your text language to activate the associated helpers.

german uppercase eszett
german uppercase eszett
turkish idotaccent
turkish idotaccent
polish zdotaccent variant (ss05)
Polish zdotaccent variant (ss05)
catalan punt volat
catalan punt volat
dutch double acute ij
dutch double acute ij
moldavian & romanian dicritics
moldavian & romanian dicritics
ideal spacing in french
ideal spacing in french
combining diacritics
combining diacritics
Supported idioms list (219)
Abenaki, Afaan Oromo, Afar, Afrikaans, Albanian, Alsatian, Amis, Anuta, Aragonese, Aranese, Aromanian, Arrernte, Arvanitic (Latin), Asturian, Atayal, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Bashkir (Latin), Basque, Belarusian (Latin), Bemba, Bikol, Bislama, Bosnian, Breton, Cape Verdean Creole, Catalan, Cebuano, Chamorro, Chavacano, Chichewa, Chickasaw, Cimbrian, Cofán, Cornish, Corsican, Creek, Crimean Tatar (Latin), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dawan, Delaware, Dholuo, Drehu, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Fijian, Filipino, Finnish, Folkspraak, French, Frisian, Friulian, Gagauz (Latin), Galician, Ganda, Genoese, German, Gikuyu, Gooniyandi, Greenlandic (Kalaallisut), Guadeloupean Creole, Gwich’in, Haitian Creole, Hän, Hawaiian, Hiligaynon, Hopi, Hotcąk (Latin), Hungarian, Icelandic, Ido, Igbo, Ilocano, Indonesian, Interglossa, Interlingua, Irish, Istro-Romanian, Italian, Jamaican, Javanese (Latin), Jèrriais, Kaingang, Kala Lagaw Ya, Kapampangan (Latin), Kaqchikel, Karakalpak (Latin), Karelian (Latin), Kashubian, Kikongo, Kinyarwanda, Kiribati, Kirundi, Klingon, Kurdish (Latin), Ladin, Latin, Latino sine Flexione, Latvian, Lithuanian, Lojban, Lombard, Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, Maasai, Makhuwa, Malay, Maltese, Manx, Māori, Marquesan, Megleno-Romanian, Meriam Mir, Mirandese, Mohawk, Moldovan, Montagnais, Montenegrin, Murrinh-Patha, Nagamese Creole, Nahuatl, Ndebele, Neapolitan, Ngiyambaa, Niuean, Noongar, Norwegian, Novial, Occidental, Occitan, Old Icelandic, Old Norse, Onĕipŏt, Oshiwambo, Ossetian (Latin), Palauan, Papiamento, Piedmontese, Polish, Portuguese, Potawatomi, Q’eqchi’, Quechua, Rarotongan, Romanian, Romansh, Rotokas, Sami (Inari Sami), Sami (Lule Sami), Sami (Northern Sami), Sami (Southern Sami), Samoan, Sango, Saramaccan, Sardinian, Scottish Gaelic, Serbian (Latin), Seri, Seychellois Creole, Shawnee, Shona, Sicilian, Silesian, Slovak, Slovenian, Slovio (Latin), Somali, Sorbian (Lower Sorbian), Sorbian (Upper Sorbian), Sotho (Northern), Sotho (Southern), Spanish, Sranan, Sundanese (Latin), Swahili, Swazi, Swedish, Tagalog, Tahitian, Tetum, Tok Pisin, Tokelauan, Tongan, Tshiluba, Tsonga, Tswana, Tumbuka, Turkish, Turkmen (Latin), Tuvaluan, Tzotzil, Uzbek (Latin), Venetian, Vepsian, Volapük, Võro, Wallisian, Walloon, Waray-Waray, Warlpiri, Wayuu, Welsh, Wik-Mungkan, Wiradjuri, Wolof, Xavante, Xhosa, Yapese, Yindjibarndi, Zapotec, Zarma, Zazaki, Zulu, Zuni.

Glyphs table

Table of glyphs

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