List of sans serif typefaces

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This list of sans-serif typefaces details standard sans-serif fonts used in printing, classical typesetting and printing.

Samples of Sans-serif typefaces
Typeface name Example 1 Example 2 Example 3
Agency FB
Designer: Caleigh Huber & Morris Fuller Benton
Class: Geometric
Agency FB large.png
Akzidenz-Grotesk
Designer: Günter Gerhard Lange
Class: Grotesque
Akzidenz-Grotesk font.svg Akzidenz-Grotesk sample.svg AkzidenzGroteskspecAIB1.svg
Amplitude
Designer: Christian Schwartz
Class: Humanist
Amplitude.svg
Andalé Sans
Designer: Steve Matteson
Class: Humanist
AndaleSans.svg
Antique Olive
Designer: Roger Excoffon
Class: Humanist
Antique Olive.svg
Arial
Designer: Robin Nicholas & Patrica Saunders
Class: Realist
Arial font.svg Arial sample.svg ArialMTsp.svg
Arial Rounded Arial Rounded MT (bold).png ArialRoundedSpecimen.png
Austria
Class: Geometric
Austria.svg
ITC Avant Garde Gothic
Designer: Herb Lubalin, Tom Carnase
Class: Geometric
ITC Avant Garde Gothic Nameplatesvg.svg ITC Avant Garde Pangram.svg ITC Avant Garde Gothic Sample.svg
Avenir
Designer: Adrian Frutiger
Class: Geometric
Avenir Nameplate.svg Avenir Pangram.svg AvenirSP.png
Bahnschrift
Designer: Microsoft
Class: Geometric
Bahnschrift nameplate.svg Bahnschrift pangram.svg
Bank Gothic
Designer: Morris Fuller Benton
Class: Geometric
Bank Gothic Nameplate.svg Bank Gothic Pangram.svg BankGothicsp.svg
Bell Centennial
Designer: Matthew Carter
Class: Humanist
Bell Centennial font.svg Bell Centennial sample.svg BellCentennial sample.svg
Bell Gothic
Designer: Chauncey H. Griffith
Class: Realist
Bell Gothic font.svg Bell Gothic sample.svg BellGothic.svg
Benguiat Gothic
Designer: Ed Benguiat
Class: Humanist
Benguiat Gothic Typeface.svg Benguiat Gothic Sample.svg Benguiat Gothic Specimen.svg
Breeze Sans
Designer: Dalton Maag, Fontrix
Class: Humanist
BreezeSans.svg
Calibri
Designer: Lucas de Groot
Class: Humanist
Calibri font.svg Calibri sample.svg CalibriSpecimen.svg
Candara
Designer: Gary Munch
Class: Humanist
Candara font.svg Candara sample.svg Candara Sample.svg
Cantarell
Designer: David Crossland
Class: Humanist
Cantarell Nameplate.svg Cantarell Pangram.svg Cantarell2.svg
Century Gothic
Designer: Morris Fuller Benton
Class: Geometric
Century Gothic font.svg Century Gothic sample.svg CenturyGothicSpecimen.svg
Charcoal (Mac OS 9 system font)
Designer: David Berlow
Charcoal Nameplate.svg Charcoal Pangram.svg CharcoalSpecimen7.svg
Chicago (pre-Mac OS 9 system font, still included with Mac OS X)
Designer: Susan Kare
Chicago font.svg Chicago sample.svg Chicago typeface spec.svg
Adobe Clean - Adobe's now standard GUI and icon font
Class: Humanist, Spurless
Adobe Clean typeface name.svg Adobe Clean Example.svg
Clear Sans (Intel)
Designer: Dan Rhatigan, George Ryan, Robin Nicholas
Clear Sans nameplate.svg Clear Sans pangram.svg
Clearview
Designer: James Montalbano et al.
Class: Humanist
Clearview font.svg Clearview sample.svg
Comic Neue
Designer: Craig Rozynski, Hrant Papazian
Comic Neue nameplate.svg Comic Neue pangram.svg Comic Neue Specimen.svg
Comic Sans
Designer: Vincent Connare
Comic Sans font.svg Comic Sans sample.svg ComicSansSpec3.svg
Consolas
Designer: Luc(as) de Groot
Class: Humanist
Corbel
Designer: Jeremy Tankard
Corbel Typeface.svg Corbel sample.svg CorbelSpec.svg
FF Dax
Designer: Hans Reichel
Class: Humanist, Spurless
FFDAX SAMPLE.svg Dax sample.png Daxx Sample.svg
DejaVu Sans
Class: Humanist
DejaVu Sans font.svg DejaVu Sans sample.svg DejaVuSans.svg
DIN 1451
Designer: Deutsches Institut für Normung
Class: Realist, Geometric
DIN 1451 Nameplate.svg DIN 1451 Pangram.svg DIN 1451.svg
Drogowskaz
Designer: Marek Sigmund
Class: Geometric
Drogowskaz nameplate.svg Drogowskaz pangram sample.svg Drogowskaz sample.svg
Droid Sans
Designer: Steve Matteson
Class: Humanist
Droid Sans Typeface.svg Font-Sample-Droid-Sans plainsvg 2.svg DroidSansSpecimen.svg
Dubai
Designer: Nadine Chahine (chief designer)
Class: Humanist, Semi-spurless
Dubai nameplate.svg Dubai pangram.svg Dubai specimen.svg
Eras
Designer: Albert Boton, Albert Hollenstein
Class: Humanist
Eras font.svg Eras sample.svg ITCEras.svg
Eurostile
Designer: Aldo Novarese, Akira Kobayashi
Class: Geometric
Eurostile Typeface.svg Eurostile Sample.svg EurostileSpec.svg
Fira Sans
Designer: Erik Spiekermann, Ralph du Carrois
Class: Humanist
Fira Sans nameplate.svg Fira Sans pangram.svg Fira Sans sample image.png
Folio
Designer: Konrad Bauer & Walter Baum
Class: Neo-grotesque
FolioSP01.png
Franklin Gothic
Designer: Morris Fuller Benton
Class: Grotesque
Franklin Gothic Typeface.svg FranklinGothic.svg FranklinGothicSP.svg
Frutiger
Designer: Adrian Frutiger
Class: Humanist
Frutiger font.svg Frutiger sample.svg FrutigerSpec-1.svg
Futura
Designer: Paul Renner
Class: Geometric
Futura Typeface.svg Futura.svg Futura Specimen.svg
Geneva
Designer: Susan Kare
Class: Realist
Geneva font.svg Geneva sample.svg GenevaSpecimen.svg
Gill Sans
Designer: Eric Gill
Class: Humanist
Gill Sans font.svg Gill Sans sample.svg GillSansEG.svg
Gotham
Designer: Tobias Frere-Jones
Class: Geometric
GothamSpec.svg
Haettenschweiler
Designer: Walter Haettenschweiler
Class: Realist
Haettenschweiler font.svg Haettenschweiler sample.svg Haettenschweiler2.png
Handel Gothic
Designer: Don Handel, Ronald Trogram
Class: Geometric, Spurless
Handel Gothic Typeface.svg Handel Gothic Pangram.svg Handel Gothic Type Specimen.svg
Helvetica
Designer: Max Miedinger, Eduard Hoffman
Class: Neo-grotesque
Helvetica font.svg Helvetica sample.svg HelveticaSpecimenCH.svg
Highway Gothic
Designer: Ted Forbes
Class: Neo-grotesque
Highway Gothic font.svg Highway Gothic sample.svg Highway Gothic Sample.svg
IBM Plex Sans
Designer: Mike Abbink
Class: Grotesque
IBM Plex Sans nameplate.svg IBM Plex Sans pangram.svg IBM Plex Sans sample.svg
Impact
Designer: Geoffrey Lee
Impact font.svg Impact sample.svg ImpactSP.svg
Interstate
Designer: Tobias Frere-Jones
Class: Mixed
FBInter.svg
GE Inspira
Designer: Mike Abbink
Class: Geometric
Inspira Nameplate.svg GE Inspira.svg Inspira Sample.svg
Johnston
Designer: Edward Johnston, Eric Gill
Class: Humanist
Johnston Typeface.svg Johnston Font Sample.svg ITC Johnston typeface specimen.svg
Kabel
Designer: Rudolf Koch
Class: Geometric
Kabel font.svg Kabel sample.svg Kabel new specimen.png
Klavika
Designer: Eric Olson
Class: Humanist, Geometric
Klavika sample.svg
Lato
Designer: Łukasz Dziedzic
Class: Humanist
Lato Nameplate Sample.svg Lato pangram.svg Lato-font.png
Liberation Sans
Designer: Steve Matteson
Class: Realist
Liberation Sans Nameplate.svg Font Sample - Liberation Sans.svg
Lucida Grande (former Mac OS X system font, used from Mac OS X 10.0 to Mac OS X 10.9)
Designer: Charles Bigelow, Kris Holmes
Class: Humanist
Lucida Grande nameplate.svg LucidaGrandeSpecAIB.svg
Lucida Sans
Designer: Charles Bigelow, Kris Holmes
Class: Humanist
Lucida Sans font.svg Lucida Sans sample.svg LucidaSansSpecimen.svg
FS Me
Designer: Jason Smith
Class: Humanist
Sample FS Me typeface.tif
FF Meta
Designer: Erik Spiekermann
Class: Humanist
FF Meta Nameplate.svg FF Meta Pangram.svg FFMeta.svg
Microsoft Sans Serif
Designer: Microsoft
Class: Neo-grotesque
Microsoft Sans Serif Font.svg Microsoft Sans Serif sample.svg MicrosoftSansSerifSpecimen.svg
Myriad
Designer: Robert Slimbach, Carol Twombly
Class: Humanist
Myriad font.svg Myriad sample.svg Myriadsp.svg
National Trust
Designer: Paul Barnes
Class: Humanist
National Trust sample.svg
News Gothic
Designer: Morris Fuller Benton
Class: Grotesque
News Gothic Typeface.svg News Gothic sample.svg NGsp4.svg
Neuzeit S
Designer: Arthur Ritzel
Class: Geometric, Realist
WcNeuzeitS.svg
Nokia Pure
Designer: Dalton Maag, Vincent Connare
Class: Neo-grotesque
Nokia Pure sample.svg
Open Sans
Designer: Steve Matteson
Class: Humanist
Open Sans Nameplate.svg Open Sans Pangram.svg Open Sans sample.svg
Optima
Designer: Hermann Zapf
Class: Humanist
Optima font.svg Optima sample.svg Optima font sample.svg
Overpass
Designer: Delve Witherington
Class: Mixed
Overpass nameplate.svg Overpass pangram sample.svg Overpass sample image.png
Rail Alphabet
Designer: Margaret Calvert, Jock Kinneir
Class: Neo-grotesque
Railalphabet.png
Roboto
Designer: Christian Robertson
Class: Neo-grotesque
Roboto Nameplate.svg Roboto Pangram.svg
San Francisco
Class: Neo-grotesque
San Francisco nameplate.svg San Francisco pangram.svg San Francisco Display SP.svg
FF Scala Sans
Designer: Martin Majoor
Class: Humanist
FFScalaSansAIB.svg
Segoe UI
Designer: Steve Matteson
Class: Humanist
Segoe UI font.svg Segoe UI sample.svg SegoeUI SP.svg
Selawik
Designer: Microsoft
Class: Humanist
Selawik nameplate.svg Selawik pangram.svg Selawik SP.svg
Semplicità
Designer: Nebiolo
Class: Geometric, spurless
Semplicità typeface sample.png
Seravek
Designer: Eric Olson
Class: Humanist
Seravek sample.png
Skia
Designer: Matthew Carter
Class: Humanist, Spurless
Skia Typeface.svg Skia Pangramsvg.svg Skiaspecimen3.svg
OnePlus Slate
Designer: Rod McDonald (typographer)
Class: Humanist
OnePlus Slate nameplate.svg Slate pangram.svg OnePlus Slate sample.svg
Source Sans Pro
Designer: Paul D. Hunt
Class: Realist
Source Sans Pro - Typeface name sample.svg Source Sans Pro Pangram.svg SourceSansPro-sample.svg
Sweden Sans
Class: Geometric
Sweden Sans nameplate.svg Sweden Sans pangram.svg Sample Sweden Sans typeface.tif
Syntax
Designer: Hans Eduard Meier
Class: Humanist
Syntax example.png SyntaxAIB.svg
Tahoma
Designer: Matthew Carter
Class: Humanist
Tahoma font.svg Tahoma sample.svg Tahoma.svg
Thesis Sans
Designer: Lucas de Groot
Class: Humanist
TheSans.svg
Tiresias
Designer: RNIB
Class: Humanist
Tiresias Nameplate.svg Tiresias Pangram.svg Tiresias sample.png
Trade Gothic
Designer: Jackson Burke
Class: Grotesque
Trade Gothic Nameplate.svg Trade Gothic Pangram.svg TradeGothic.png
Transport
Designer: Jock Kinneir, Margaret Calvert
Class: Mixed
Transport sample.png Transport Sample.svg
Tratex
Designer: Karl-Gustav Gustafson
Class: Geometric
Tratex Svart.svg Tratex font sample.png
Trebuchet MS
Designer: Vincent Connare
Class: Humanist
Trebuchet MS font.svg Trebuchet MS sample.svg TrebuchetMS SP.svg
Ubuntu
Designer: Dalton Maag
Class: Humanist, Spurless
Ubuntu name.svg Ubuntu sample.svg Ubuntu.svg
Unica
Designer: Team ’77 (André Gürtler, Christian Mengelt and Erich Gschwind)
Class: Neo-grotesque
Unica77LLSpecimenCH.svg
Univers
Designer: Adrian Frutiger
Class: Neo-grotesque
Univers Typeface.svg Univers sample.svg Univers sample 2015.png
VAG Rounded
Designer: Gerry Barney et al.
Class: Geometric
VAG Rounded Nameplate.svg VAG Rounded Pangram.svg VAG Rounded Sample.svg
Vera Sans
Designer: Jim Lyles
Class: Humanist
Vera Sans Typeface.svg Bitstream Vera Sans.svg VeraSansSpecimen.svg
Verdana
Designer: Matthew Carter
Class: Humanist
Verdana font.svg Verdana sample.svg VerdanaSpecimen.svg

Additional sans-serif typefaces[edit]

See also[edit]