Black Grotesk

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What is the Black Grotesk font?

Designed at ParaType in 1997 by Tagir Safayev. Based on Gasetny Chorny (“Newspaper Black”), of Ossip Lehmann foundry, St.-Petersburg, 1874, and Kompakte Grotesk of Haas.
An old-fashioned German sans serif “Grotesque”.
For use in advertising and display typography.

Black Grotesk Font families

The Black Grotesk includes the following font families:

  • Black Grotesk
  • Black Grotesk Italic

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Is Black Grotesk Free to Download?

No, i'm afraid not. Every single font that we feature on is a paid-for, premium font. There is no point trying to find a free download of Black Grotesk so please don't waste your time looking.

It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Black Grotesk for free. There's a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Black Grotesk remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Black Grotesk and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)