50 Free High Quality Sans Serif Fonts for Designers in 2016

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Sans serif, gothic, or simply sans typeface is the one that does not have the small projecting features called “serifs” at the end of strokes. The term “Sans” comes from the French word sans, meaning “without” and “serif” from the Dutch word schreef meaning “line”. So Sans-serif fonts tend to have less line width variation than serif fonts.

In print design, sans-serif fonts are often used to design headlines rather than for body text. Sans-serif fonts have been the most prevalence for display of text on computer screens.

In this tutorial we shared 50 free high quality Sans serif typefaces which you can download for free and use on personal projects, some of the fonts come with 100% free license options so that you can use on commercial purposes too.

Bebas Neue

Bebas Neue
Bebas 03: [Credit: Fontfabric]
Bebas neue font is the reworking of of Bebas font designed by Ryoichi Tsunekawa. This is a  sans serif typeface based on the original Bebas neue font. Bebas neue font family has four new members – Thin, Light, Book and Regular – further added and published by Fondfabric Type Foundry.

Lemon Milk

Lemon Milk
Lemon Milk

Lemon Milk font has celebrated its 1 million downloads, and it has been upgraded to version 2.1. Fortunately, in this version, major European accents have been added, and some characters are also modified such as “D”, “J”, “&”, and the dot.

Caviar Dreams

Caviar Dreams
Caviar Dreams

Caviar Dreams is a geometric sans-serif typeface which comes with True Type formats and designed by Nymphont style. Caviar Dreams font family contains 4 files: Caviar Dreams Regular, Bold, Italic and Bold Italic.

Big Noodle Titling

Big Noodle Titling
Big Noodle Titling

Roboto

Roboto
Roboto

Roboto is a neo-grotesque sans-serif typeface family which was designed by Google as the system font for its mobile operating system Android. Google itself describes the font as “modern, yet approachable” and “emotional” as well. Roboto font family contains 12 fonts that come with different variants such as Thin, Light, Regular, Medium, Bold and Black weights.

Bebas

Bebas Original Font
Bebas Original Font

Bebas font comes with new weights that stay true to the style and grace with familiar clean lines, elegant shapes, a blend of technical straightforwardness and simple warmth which make it uniformly proper for web, print, commerce and art.

Champagne & Limousines

Champagne & Limousines
Champagne & Limousines

Free for personal use, but you can donate author to use commercially. The font pack contains 4 fonts.

Keep Calm

Keep Calm
Keep Calm

Keep Calm font family is developed from the famous World War 2 poster that was designed in 1939 but never issued, that rediscovered in 2000. The Keep Calm medium weight of the poster can be downloaded free for personal use, three new weights are available from K-Type – Book (regular), Heavy and Light – and each comes with a complimentary Italic.

Elevation

Elevation
Elevation

Coolvetica

Coolvetica
Coolvetica

Coolvetica is a scratch-built, sans-serif typeface, inspired by 1970’s American logo designs. This was an era where everyone was modifying Helvetica with funky curls, mixed-case and effects. Coolvetica recreates that 1970’s custom display lettering look with really tight kerning and funky curls. The tails on the R and a have been left out to allow even tighter spacing.

Steelfish

Steelfish
Steelfish

Steelfish is a condensed headline font family created by Typodermic Fonts in 2001. The original cut included regular, bold & outline styles. Steelfish was okay but it was in need of a good tuneup to perform well as a web headliner in the 2010’s.

Couture

Couture
Couture

Dolce Vita

Dolce Vita
Dolce Vita

This is a capital font made for designers, by designers. Whether you need logos, body type, or anything in between, Dolce Vita is ready to spice things up for you.

Gobold

Gobold
Gobold

Aliens And Cows

Aliens And Cows
Aliens And Cows

Designed by Francesco Canovaro, Aliens and Cows is an ultracondensed display typeface.
It comes in one weights and features an extended character set with support for European languages, and contextual alternate for some characters.