Rotis® Semi Sans font family


Designed by Otl Aicher in 1989

About Rotis® Semi Sans font family

Rotis® is a comprehensive family group with Sans Serif, Semi Sans, Serif, and Semi Serif styles, for a total of 17 weights including italics. The four families have similar weights, heights and proportions; though the Sans is primarily monotone, the Semi Sans has swelling strokes, the Semi Serif has just a few serifs, and the Serif has serifs and strokes with mostly vertical axes. Designed by Otl Aicher for Agfa in 1989, Rotis has become something of a European zeitgeist. This highly rationalized yet intriguing type is seen everywhere, from book text to billboards. The blending of sans with serif was almost revolutionary when Aicher first started working on the idea. Traditionalists felt that discarding serifs from some forms and giving unusual curves and edges to others might be something new, but not something better. But Rotis was based on those principles, and has proven itself not only highly legible, but also remarkably successful on a wide scale. Rotis is easily identifiable in all its styles by the cap C and lowercase c and e: note the hooked tops, serifless bottoms, and underslung body curves. Aicher is a long-time teacher of design and has many years of practical experience as a graphic designer. He named Rotis after the small village in southern German where he lives. Rotis® is suitable for just about any use: book text, documentation, business reports, business correspondence, magazines, newspapers, posters, advertisements, multimedia, and corporate design.Today Rotis ia also available with pan european caracter set.
More related documents:
Rotis Families extended
Font Designer: Otl Aicher – About the Designer

Rotis Semi Sans

Desktop fonts

18 Typefaces

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Rotis® Semi Sans 45 Light
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Rotis® Semi Sans 46 Light Italic
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Rotis® Semi Sans 55 Regular
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Rotis® Semi Sans 56 Italic
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Rotis® Semi Sans 65 Bold
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Rotis® Semi Sans 75 Extra Bold
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Rotis® Semi Sans 45 Cyrillic Light
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Rotis® Semi Sans 46 Cyrillic Light Italic
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Rotis® Semi Sans 55 Cyrillic Regular
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Rotis® Semi Sans 56 Cyrillic Italic
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Rotis® Semi Sans 65 Cyrillic Bold
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Rotis® Semi Sans 75 Cyrillic Extra Bold
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Rotis® Semi Sans 45 Greek Light
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Rotis® Semi Sans 46 Greek Light Italic
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Rotis® Semi Sans 55 Greek Regular
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Rotis® Semi Sans 56 Greek Italic
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Rotis® Semi Sans 65 Greek Bold
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Rotis® Semi Sans 75 Greek Extra Bold
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