Greta Sans Compressed

Design concept

Greta is a powerful toolbox capable of dealing with the most complex typographical situations, supporting Latin, Greek and Cyrillic-based languages. Read more about development of Greta Sans▸

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Styles

Greta Sans Compressed comes in 10 weights which, combined with its three widths ( Condensed, Normal, Extended ), create a tremendous range of possibilities. Even the intervals between the styles are an integral part of this unified typeface system.

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International Typography

The Pro version of Greta supports Latin, Greek and Cyrillic writing scripts. Separately, we offer Arabic version via our sister company TPTQ-Arabic.com.

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Continuous Optical sizes

Greta Sans is designed as a continuous optical size system. While the basic text styles (Regular) are spaced and optimised more loosely for use at small sizes, the surrounding extremes (Hairline, Black) are designed to be used as Display types, and therefore spaced and kerned tightly. The resulting spectrum then runs continuously from Display to Text to Display use.

Numerals

All weights of Greta Sans Compressed include nine different kinds of numerals. The default numerals are Proportional Lining numerals, but the typeface also includes Old-style proportional Figures for use in running text, Lining and OsF tabular figures, Superior figures, Inferior figures, Small caps figures, and finally Circled and Inverted circled figures.

Author

Greta Sans Compressed was conceived by Peter Biľak, designed and produced together with Nikola Djurek. Irina Smirnova designed the Cyrillic version. The Latin part has been published in 2012, the Cyrillic and Greek in 2015. In 2015, Greta Sans was recognised by the Tokyo TDC, and in 2016, it was selected as the winner by The Society of Typographic Arts, Chicago.