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sans

Variable fonts tagged with “sans”

276 results

Helvetica Now Variable

  • Helvetica Now Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Helvetica Now Variable Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
50 1000
50 100
4 30

A variable incarnation of Monotype’s Helvetica Now series.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, feature variations, ink traps, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, neo-grotesque, optical sizes
Design:Max Miedinger, Charles Nix, Friedrich Althausen, Emilios Theofanous, Malou Verlomme, Jan Hendrik Weber, Monotype Studio
Publisher:Monotype
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-07-13
Licensing:Paid/commercial

SF Arabic

  • أبجد هوز حطي كلمن سعفص قرشت ثخذ ضظغ
1 1000
17 80

SF Arabic is an extension of Apple’s San Francisco type series, used as the Arabic system font on Apple platforms. It is a “contemporary interpretation of the Naskh style with a rational and flexible design”.

Tags: body text, sans, monoline, optical sizes
Design:Apple
Publisher:Apple
Characters:Arabic
Released:2021-06-08
Licensing:Bundled

Extendomatic Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
-20 20
0 1000
200 800

A geometric take on connected monoline script styles as seen on 20th-century cars and appliances, with the ability to stretch inter-letter connections and add snap-on under- and overline extenders.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, script, backslant, connecting, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, unusual variation
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2021-05-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Postea Var

  • Postea Var
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Postea Var Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 800

TypeTogether’s take on 20th-century German geometric typefaces. Azza Alameddine and Roxane Gataud were assistant designers on the project.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, geometric, bent strokes, monoline, woman-designed
Design:Veronika Burian, José Scaglione
Publisher:TypeTogether
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-04-29
Licensing:Paid/commercial

GT Maru VF

  • GT Maru Mega
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • GT Maru
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • GT Maru Mono
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
25 175
300 900
0 7

A rounded sans inspired by Latin glyphs in Japanese signage and engraved lettering, with an accompanying bubbly display face.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, geometric, cartoon, dimensional, monoline, monospaced, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, multiplexed weight, optical sizes, ornamented, plump/convex, rounded
Design:Thierry Blancpain
Publisher:Grilli Type
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-04-27
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Tatras Shaded

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
10 50

A narrow sans with highlight effects, inspired by eastern European socialist design from the middle of the 20th century. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, inline, inserat, multiplexed, ornamented, shade
Design:Sébastien Sanfilippo
Publisher:Love Letters
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-04-26
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Loos Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
    ᲐᲑᲒᲓᲔᲕᲖᲗᲘᲙᲚᲛᲜᲝᲞᲟᲠᲡᲢᲣᲤᲥᲦᲧᲨᲩᲪᲫᲬᲭᲮᲯᲰ
    აბგდევზთიკლმნოპჟრსტუფქღყშჩცძწჭხჯჰ
0 1000
0 1000

An industrial sans covering a broad stylistic range, with ink trap features that create intentional dark spots in the lighter weights.

Tags: sans, gothic, ink traps, inserat, monoline, straight-sided
Design:Ilya Ruderman, Yury Ostromentsky
Publisher:CSTM Fonts
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic, Georgian
Released:2021-04-13
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Caraque VF

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
400 900
1 100

A rounded sans that fills in on itself in heavier weights and can morph in to blobbier forms forms, like chocolate letters melting.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, cartoon, closed in, feature variations, filled counters, gothic, monoline, multiplexed, plump/convex, psychedelic, rounded, unusual variation, wavy/wiggly
Design:Pablo Gámez
Publisher:Dalton Maag
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-04-08
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Heliuum VAR

  • A AA AAA B BB BBB C CC CCC D DD DDD E EE EEE F FF FFF G GG GGG H HH HHH I II III J JJ JJJ K KK KKK L LL LLL M MM MMM N NN NNN O OO OOO P PP PPP Q QQ QQQ R RR RRR S SS SSS T TT TTT U UU UUU V VV VVV W WW WWW X XX XXX Y YY YYY Z ZZ ZZZ
    a aa aaa aaaa aaaaa b bb bbb bbbb bbbbb c cc ccc cccc ccccc d dd ddd dddd ddddd e ee eee eeee eeeee f ff fff ffff fffff g gg ggg gggg ggggg h hh hhh hhhh hhhhh i ii iii iiii iiiii j jj jjj jjjj jjjjj k kk kkk kkkk kkkkk l ll lll llll lllll m mm mmm mmmm mmmmm n nn nnn nnnn nnnnn o oo ooo oooo ooooo p pp ppp pppp ppppp q qq qqq qqqq qqqqq r rr rrr rrrr rrrrr s ss sss ssss sssss t tt ttt tttt ttttt u uu uuu uuuu uuuuu v vv vvv vvvv vvvvv w ww www wwww wwwww x xx xxx xxxx xxxxx y yy yyy yyyy yyyyy z zz zzz zzzz zzzzz
    0 00 000 1 11 111 2 22 222 3 33 333 4 44 444 5 55 555 6 66 666 7 77 777 8 88 888 9 99 999
200 400

A typographic system built into a single font, containing 7 sets of capitals with different heights and vertical positions for mixing and matching. Glyph variants are accessible via OpenType with stylistic sets or by repeating characters while discretionary ligatures are enabled, with uppercase and lowercase changing height and position, respectively.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, geometric, all caps, gothic, modular, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, straight-sided, vertex spread
Design:Damien Gautier
Publisher:205TF
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-03-03
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Proxima Vara

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ
    αβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρσςτυφχψω
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
100 900
50 100
0 125

A variable adaptation of the immensely popular Proxima Nova type family.

Tags: body text, sans, geometric, feature variations, gothic, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed posture
Design:Mark Simonson
Publisher:Mark Simonson
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese, Greek, Cyrillic
Released:2021-03-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Widescreen VF

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 900
100 200
100 200

A geometric sans that takes on a more sci-fi feeling in its wider variants. Includes an axis to only widen some glyphs, resulting in an irregular mixed-width style.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, geometric, futuristic/sci-fi, irregular widths, monoline, unusual variation
Design:Matt Burvill
Publisher:Dalton Maag
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-02-11
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Belarius Var

  • Belarius Var
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Belarius Var Oblique
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
300 800
80 120
0 150

A typeface with retractable serifs, allowing it to vary between sans and slab styles.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, slab serif, sans, gothic, neo-grotesque, retractable serifs, unusual variation
Design:Veronika Burian, José Scaglione, Azza Alameddine, Pooja Saxena
Publisher:TypeTogether
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-01-26
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Golos Text VF & Golos UI VF

  • Golos Text VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
  • Golos UI VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
400 700

A pair of related sans typefaces commissioned by Smena and AIC Media for official state and social service websites in Russia. Golos Text is designed for continuous reading, whereas Golos UI – with slightly narrower proportions and multiplexed weights – is intended more for user interface elements.

Tags: body text, sans, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, neo-grotesque, straight-sided, superellipse, woman-designed
Design:Alexandra Korolkova, Vitaly Kuzmin
Publisher:Paratype
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2020-12-29
Licensing:Open source

Whirly Birdie & Whirlybats

  • Whirly Birdie
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
  • Whirlybats
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZÇĆΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΦΨΩͰϚϏАБВГДЕЁЖЗabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzéòóôõöøōžɋʠṕλοτφχψωϊͱϟϗϻабвг0123456789⁄!#*,./:;?\¡·¿•…·"'«’()[]{}-_–&@|¦§©®°¶†‡™☁☌⚑$¢£¤¥€%+<=>~¬±^×÷‰∂∅∏∑−√∞∫≈≠≤≥↑→↓←╋◊◚`΄
100 200
50 100
50 150
0 20

A bouncy sans inspired by mid-20th-century American advertising, paired with an ambitious set of animatable dingbats that can be looped using font variations.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, all caps, animation, cartoon, dingbats, gothic, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, unusual variation
Design:Alex Tomlinson
Publisher:Ursa Minor
Characters:Latin, dingbats/emoji
Released:2020-11-18
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Lektorat Var

  • Lektorat Display Var
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Lektorat Text Var
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Lektorat Text Var Oblique
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
200 900
62 87

A text+display sans family geared toward editorial design.

Tags: decorative/display, body text, sans, closed in, grotesque, inserat, neo-grotesque, optical sizes, pinched joints, straight-sided, superellipse
Design:Florian Fecher
Publisher:TypeTogether
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-10-28
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Mendl Serif VF & Mendl Sans VF

  • Mendl Serif VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Mendl Sans VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 900
0 1

A pair of typefaces with an Art Deco flavor, each designed to share the same widths so they can be swapped without causing text to reflow.

Tags: decorative/display, serif, sans, geometric, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, feature variations, monoline, multiplexed, spur serifs, spurless, stub serifs, Victorian, woman-designed
Design:Angel Kwong
Publisher:Dalton Maag
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-10-28
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Gimme Mechatron

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
400 500

A variable color font that evokes classic Transformers mecha toys. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, cartoon, color, futuristic/sci-fi, monospaced, ornamented, straight-sided, unusual variation
Design:Arthur Reinders Folmer
Publisher:Typearture
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2020-10-15
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Case VAR

  • Case VAR
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Case VAR Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 900
4 60

A sans with size-specific adjustments going down to extra-small sizes.

Tags: body text, sans, some serifs, feature variations, monoline, neo-grotesque, optical sizes, woman-designed
Design:Erik Spiekermann, Anja Meiners, Ralph du Carrois
Publisher:Fontwerk
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-10-12
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Dédale VAR

  • Dédale VAR
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Dédale VAR Italic
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
300 700

A hybrid type family with serifs that recede as weight increases, inspired by inscriptions in the Paris Catacombs.

Tags: body text, serif, sans, flared/concave, inscriptional, neo-grotesque, retractable serifs, spur serifs, unusual variation, wedge serif
Design:Thomas Bouville
Publisher:205TF
Characters:Latin
Released:2020-10-06
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Service Gothic Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    $0123456789
    ☞☚🖝👈↣
200 700

An homage to wonky casual lettering found in everyday settings. It maintains consistent ‘multiplexed’ glyph widths across its weight variants, allowing for weight changes without text reflowing. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Full disclosure: This typeface was designed by the editor of this website.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, all caps, brush, cartoon, dingbats, feature variations, flat brush, gothic, monoline, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, overbite/underbite, sharp, vertex spread
Design:Nick Sherman
Publisher:HEX Projects
Characters:Latin, dingbats/emoji
Released:2020-10-06
Updated:2021-02-02
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Megabase Color Variable & Megabase Stripe Variable

  • Megabase Color Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Megabase Stripe Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
-15 15

Experimental adaptations of Megabase Open exploring solutions for layered gradient variable fonts. While true gradients in variable color fonts aren’t technically possible at the moment, the effect is simulated with stripes of color (which can be modified in a custom-made preview tool).

Tags: decorative/display, sans, backslant, color, futuristic/sci-fi, horizontal stress, modular, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, outline, ornamented, phototype, psychedelic, straight-sided, unusual variation
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2020-10-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Nekst

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
    АБВГДЕЖЗИЙКЛМНОПРСТУФХЦЧШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
    абвгдежзийклмнопрстуфхцчшщъыьэюя
35 155

​A geometric sans with handful of glyphs reminiscent of bent metal tubing.

Tags: sans, geometric, bent strokes, futuristic/sci-fi, monoline
Design:Denis Serebryakov
Publisher:Serebryakov Foundry
Characters:Latin, Cyrillic
Released:2020-09-10
Licensing:Paid/commercial