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Typography | Free Sans Serif downloads

Here are some good free sans-serif fonts that have popped up over the past couple of months.

Gandhi Sans is a great looking humanist sans-serif similar to Gill Sans. It comes in the four standard weights of regular, italic, bold and bold italic, making it very useful for standard Word processing. There is also a matching Gandhi Serif, the combination of the two is similar to Gill Sans and Perpetua.

Gandhi Sans Sample

Karla is a great looking open humanist sans-serif in the Swiss style, but with a bit of personality in the double storey g and wonky q. Karla is available in regular, italic, bold and bold italic.

Karla Sample

Oswald is a condensed bold humanist sans-serif, good for headlines and similar to Franklin Gothic Condensed.

Oswald Sample

Economica is a condensed geometric sans-serif with chamfered terminals and could be used as a display face for technology and SciFi. Economica is available in regular, italic, bold and bold italic.

Economica Sample

Titan One is a big friendly looking heavy humanist sans-serif. It gives the impression of comics and brush strokes.

Titan One Sample

Typography | Free serif font downloads

I have not been keeping up with posting all the great free fonts that have been coming out of late. There have particularly been plenty of serif fonts. Here is a collection that have come out in the past couple of months.

Gandhi serif is an excellent looking workhorse serif available in the four standard regular, italic, bold and bold italic weights. Gandhi serif also has a matching sans-serif in the same weights. The serif and sans-serif pairings are similar to Gill sans and Perpetua.

Gandhi Serif Sample

Patua One is a bold display font with large chamfered slab serifs.

Patua One Sample

Tienne is similar with chamfered slab serifs, and is available in regular, bold and heavy.

Tienne Sample

Foro is a full on slab serif with plenty of personality. Part of a large family, the light weight is free.

Foro Specimen

Hagin is a condensed serif with large pointed serifs. The font is in capitals and small caps and is for headlines and display purposes. Hagin comes in Light and Medium weights free.

Trykker is an oldstyle serif

Trykker Sample

Trocchi is a slab serif with some archer style ball terminals on the C, G, J and S. Trocchi comes in Regular and Bold weights free.

Trocchi Sample

Yokawerad is a bold high contrast display face in the Bodoni still, but with some cutouts such as you find in cyrillic fonts.

Yokawerad Sample

Rosarivo is a calligraphic oldstyle serif in regular and matching italics

Rosarivo Sample

Finally Simonetta is a lovely sloping old style serif available in regular, italic, black and black italic.

Simonetta Sample

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