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Cholla

Cholla™ by Emigre
Individual Styles from $49.00
Complete family of 18 fonts: $379.00
Cholla Font Family was designed by Sibylle Hagmann and published by Emigre. Cholla contains 18 styles and family package options. More about this family
Select style to display all glyphs:
Cholla Sans Thin
Cholla Sans Thin
Cholla Sans Thin Italic
Cholla Sans Regular
Cholla Sans Italic
Cholla Sans Bold
Cholla Sans Bold Italic
Cholla Slab Thin
Cholla Slab Thin Oblique
Cholla Slab Regular
Cholla Slab Oblique
Cholla Slab Bold
Cholla Slab Bold Oblique
Cholla Unicase
Cholla Wide
Cholla Wide Italic
Cholla Wide Bold
Cholla Wide Bold Italic
Cholla Wide UltraBold

Cholla Sans Thin - Glyph Count:

This is a listing of all glyphs contained in the font, including OpenType variants that may only be accessible via OpenType-aware applications.

Each basic character (“A”) is followed by Unicode variants of the same character (Á, Ä…), then OpenType variants (small caps, alternates, ligatures…). This way you can see all the variations on a single character in one place.

  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Sans Thin
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Sans Thin Italic
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Sans Regular
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Sans Italic
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Sans Bold
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Sans Bold Italic
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Slab Thin
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Slab Thin Oblique
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Slab Regular
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Slab Oblique
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Slab Bold
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Slab Bold Oblique
  • from    $59.00
    Cholla Unicase
  • from    $59.00
    Cholla Wide
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Wide Italic
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Wide Bold
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Wide Bold Italic
  • from    $49.00
    Cholla Wide UltraBold
  • Cholla Slab UltraBold Oblique
    Cholla Slab UltraBold Oblique
  • Cholla Slab UltraBold
    Cholla Slab UltraBold
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  • Cholla Sans Thin image
  • Cholla Sans Thin Italic image
  • Cholla Sans Regular image
  • Cholla Sans Italic image
  • Cholla Sans Bold image
  • Cholla Sans Bold Italic image
  • Cholla Slab Thin image
  • Cholla Slab Thin Oblique image
  • Cholla Slab Regular image
  • Cholla Slab Oblique image
  • Cholla Slab Bold image
  • Cholla Slab Bold Oblique image
  • Cholla Unicase image
  • Cholla Wide image
  • Cholla Wide Italic image
  • Cholla Wide Bold image
  • Cholla Wide Bold Italic image
  • Cholla Wide UltraBold image

Licensing Options

You can use this font in any of the following places. Read the full EULA text for details about each license. If you have a usage in mind that's not covered by these licenses, contact us and we'll see what we can do.

Desktop: for use on a desktop workstation

For the most common uses, both personal and professional, for use in desktop applications with a font menu.

For example:

  • Install the font on your Mac OS X or Windows system
  • Use the font within desktop applications such as Microsoft Word, Mac Pages, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, etc.
  • Create and print documents, as well as static images (.jpeg, .tiff, .png)

Desktop licenses are based on the number of users of the fonts. You can change the number of users by clicking the quantity dropdown option on Buying Choices or Cart pages.

Please be sure to review the listing foundry's Desktop license agreement as some restrictions may apply—such as use in logos/trademarks, geographic restrictions (number of locations), and products that will be sold.

Adding users later:

Desktop licenses are cumulative. If you require a Desktop license that covers additional users, simply place a new order for the same Desktop package, for the number of additional users.

Cholla Desktop EULA

About Cholla Font Family


The Cholla typeface family was designed by Sibylle Hagmann in 1998-99 and named after a species of cactus she encountered in the Mojave Desert. Cholla was originally developed for the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. There, art director Denise Gonzales Crisp and associate designer, Carla Figueroa, collaborated with Hagmann to create a series of fonts that would offer a great deal of variation. The variety was needed to echo the school's nine different departments, yet together the fonts had to exude a unified feel. It was first used in the radically designed 1999/2000 Art Center catalog which won a honorable mention in I.D. magazine and was featured in Eye No. 31. Originally Hagmann set out to design a typeface that, as she recalls, "I could feel comfortable making, first of all, and one that would serve a purpose and had a clear idea behind it, and something that I would want to use myself." Stylistically Hagmann set out to create "12 cuts with slightly different personalities, with different ideas applied. For example the bold weight isn't simply the Regular with weight gain, but has bold letterforms with their own peculiar details. What all weights share and what is the necessary unifying detail is the tapered curve - marked out, for example, in the lowercase b's left top and bottom of the bowl." Gonzales adds: "The forms seemed classical as well. This combination could have a long life, and be timely. I also saw - at least in the beginnings of Cholla - forms that connoted hybrid, of inter-connection, of human and machine growing together. These notions seem appropriate for a school that teaches design and art." Greek version by Panos Haratzopoulos.

Designers: Sibylle Hagmann

Publisher: Emigre

Foundry: Emigre

Orignial Foundry: Emigre

Design Owner: Emigre

MyFonts debut: Oct 2, 2006

Cholla™ is a trademark of Emigre.