About this font family
German type designer Erik Spiekermann and American type designer Christian Schwartz created this sans FontFont between 2003 and 2011.
The family has 14 weights, ranging from Thin to Ultra (including italics) and is ideally suited for advertising and packaging, book text, editorial and publishing, logo, branding and creative industries, small text, wayfinding and signage as well as web and screen design.
FF Unit provides advanced typographical support with features such as ligatures, small capitals, alternate characters, case-sensitive forms, fractions, and super- and subscript characters. More…
It comes with a complete range of figure set options – oldstyle and lining figures, each in tabular and proportional widths.
As well as Latin-based languages, the typeface family also supports the Cyrillic and Greek writing systems.
In 2004, FF Unit received the TDC2 award.