‘Humanist Sans’ or ‘Warm Modernism’

It’s commonly accepted that San Serif fonts should not be used for large chunks of text, but one thing that you will learn about graphic design is that rules are only there to be broken.

Here are some great ‘Humanist’ san serif’s .

HTF champion gothic, Optima Nova by Herman Zapf (updated version) Montcello by Mathew Carter, FF Profile by Martin Wenzel, Thesis by Luc de Groot, Performa by Petr Van Blokland, Meta by Eric Spiekermann, Syntax (1968 by Hans Edvard Meier workd well with Sabon, Thesans is the Sans serif of the Thesis font family (fontshop) FF Scala Sans by Martin Majoor.

 

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