Open Sans fonts

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Open Sans is a humanist sans-serif typeface designed by Steve Matteson

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Description

Open Sans is a humanist sans serif typeface designed by Steve Matteson, Type Director of Ascender Corp. This version contains the complete 897 character set, which includes the standard ISO Latin 1, Latin CE, Greek and Cyrillic character sets. Open Sans was designed with an upright stress, open forms and a neutral, yet friendly appearance. It was optimized for print, web, and mobile interfaces, and has excellent legibility characteristics in its letter forms.

Characteristics

Homepage Format & features License Review reference Koji page pkgdb page
http://www.google.com/fonts/specimen/Open+Sans TTF ASL 2.0 1035897


Style Faces Scripts
Sans Serif Other R B I BI Other Latin Greek Cyrillic Other
Variable Monospace Variable Monospace
x x x x x Light, Light Italic, Semibold, Semibold Italic, Extrabold, Extrabold Italic x x x


Caveats

  1. Unclear upstream, was commissioned by Google, therefore the Google Fonts homepage


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