Racing Sans One Font
Font Name:Racing Sans One
Developer:Impallari Type
Category:Basic > Sans Serif
Glyphs:325 glyphs / 440 characters
License:SIL Open Font License
Downloads:208 total (0 this week)
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DEVELOPER'S NOTE

Around 1800 (100 years before Helvetica and Univers) the first Sans Serif typefaces to include lowercase letters used to have very High Contrast (the difference between thick and thin lines). Maybe because the were derived from the more traditional serif typefaces of the time.

But for same reason, as the genre evolved, the fashion was to create 'monoline' sans, of very little contrast. Today, contrasted Sans are very rare, and only a few are successful.

While digging in old specimens, we found three that immediately caught our attention: Doric Italic and Taylor Gothic from American Type Founders (1897), and Charter Oak from Keystone Type Foundry of Philadelphia (1906).

Racing Sans is a current high contrast sans, paying tribute to this forgotten genre.

RACING SANS ONE FONT CHARACTER MAP
Racing Sans One Font Character Map

Racing Sans One font contains 440 defined characters and 325 unique glyphs. The font contains characters from the following unicode character ranges: Basic Latin (93), Latin-1 Supplement (96), Latin Extended-A (127), Latin Extended-B (27), IPA Extensions (1), Spacing Modifier Letters (9), Greek and Coptic (1), Latin Extended Additional (34), General Punctuation (16), Superscripts and Subscripts (17), Currency Symbols (1), Letterlike Symbols (1), Number Forms (6), Mathematical Operators (3), Private Use Area (1), Alphabetic Presentation Forms (6).

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License Information & Download

Racing Sans One is a basic, sans-serif font designed by Impallari Type. The font is licensed under SIL Open Font License. The font is free for both personel and commercial usages, modification and distribution. In doubt please refer to the readme file in the font package or contact the designer directly from plus.google.com.

The font is also available as a webfont at Google Fonts.

The zip archive contains the following files:

  • › OFL.txt
  • › RacingSansOne-Regular.ttf
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