The designer of Rotis
®, Otl Aicher
, was one of the founder members of the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Ulm. He was also commissioned with the design for the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich; and developed an international system of pictograms that have since become universally recognized.
Aicher’s Rotis is an extensive typeface family comprising Sans Serif, Semi Serif, and Serif. Originally drawn for Agfa Compugraphic by type designer, graphic designer, author, and teacher Otl Aicher, the Rotis super family has proven incredibly popular.
So what’s new in Rotis II Sans? To begin with, some of the outlines have undergone subtle changes. More importantly, Rotis Sans now has three additional weights: Light, Semi Bold, and Black, all with complimentary italics – providing greater versatility. Moreover, the Extra Bold now has an italic version. Rotis II Sans now comes in an impressive 14 weights.