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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 | 2011 free sans serif catch up

Here are a few of the free sans serif fonts that came out towards the end of 2011.

Inder is a modern sans serif along the lines of Futura but less round

Inder Sample

Chivo is a wide humanist sans serif in the Swiss tradition, but with large inkwell cutouts

Chivo Sample

Overlock plays in the space between a serif and a sans serif, much like Optima.

Overlock Sample

Rosario is a humanist semi serif, that is similar to Gill Sans

Rosario Sample

Armata is a geometric sci-fi sans serif based largely on an asymmetric squared circle

Armata Sample

Sansita One is a nice looking brush sans serif in the style of old sign writing and can be used as a bold italic

Sansita One Sample

Typography | 2011 serif catch up

There were plenty of great looking free serif faces released towards the end of 2011. Here are a few.

Poly is a nice, almost caligraphic old style available free in regular and italic.

Poly Sample

Cambo is an attractive old style serif face, notable for the yin shaped ball terminals

Cambo Sample

With chunky chamfered serifs, Enriqueta occupies the space between an old style and slab serif, coming in regular and bold.

Enriqueta Sample

Crete Round is a nice, slightly quirky slab serif. Some of the letters such as the capital L, Z and number 2 have vertical serifs on the end.

Crete Round Sample

Bree Serif is a bold slab serif similar to Rockwell.

Bree Serif Sample

Alfa Slab is more extreme, a heavy black weight slab serif

Alfa Slab Sample

Exljbris has released a new version of the popular art deco Geotica for the new year

Unna is a relatively low contrast Didone style hair line serif

Unna Sample



Typography | B&P Type Foundry free fonts

The B&P Type Foundry have four font families that you can download trial fonts from free for personal use. The four font families are the sans-serif and serif Sangbleu, old-style La Police BP, sans-serif Adam BP and tradition Romain BP



Adam BP


B&P Type Foundry.

Typography | LH Line1 Sans Free Font

LH Line1 Sans is a nice humanist-geometic sans-serif, with the thin weight free to download and use under the Open Font License.

Via The League of Moveable Type

Lufthamn Studio — a Graphic Design, Game Developing, Art Studio.

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