The Regular (55) and Italic (56) weights of Contax Sans are free to download from MyFonts. Contax Sans is similar to Optima or Verdana with high contrast vertical and horizontal strokes similar to a tradional serif face.
Design items that pique my interest while surfing the internet. Most items are based on typography and page layouts.
I have also started a new section called FreeFacing where I explore the different good free fonts available.