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Gill Sans

Gill Sans® by Monotype
Individual Styles from $43.99
Complete family of 15 fonts: $510.99
Gill Sans Font Family was designed by Eric Gill and published by Monotype. Gill Sans contains 36 styles and family package options. More about this family

About Gill Sans Font Family


The successful Gill Sans® was designed by the English artist and type designer Eric Gill and issued by Monotype in 1928 to 1930. The roots of Gill Sans can be traced to the typeface that Gill's teacher, Edward Johnston, designed for the signage of the London Underground Railway in 1918. Gill´s alphabet is more classical in proportion and contains what have become known as his signature flared capital R and eyeglass lowercase g. Gill Sans is a humanist sans serif with some geometric touches in its structures. It also has a distinctly British feel. Legible and modern though sometimes cheerfully idiosyncratic, the lighter weights work for text, and the bolder weights make for compelling display typography. Gill Sans is also available as Value Pack for Macintosh, PC or as Hybrid CD with both platforms.

Designers: Eric Gill

Publisher: Monotype

Foundry: Monotype

Design Owner: Monotype

MyFonts debut: Jan 1, 2000

Gill Sans® is a trademark of The Monotype Corporation registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain other jurisdictions.