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Rotis® Sans Serif font family

Designed by  Otl Aicher in 1989

Up to 18 Typefaces / 3 Value Packs

Available licenses for all styles:

Supports up to 89 languages.

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Supports up to 11 OpenType features.

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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.

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Rotis® Sans Serif Pro 45 Light

-  3 variants
From US$ 39
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Rotis® Sans Serif Pro 46 Light Italic

-  3 variants
From US$ 39
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Rotis® Sans Serif Pro 55 Regular

-  3 variants
From US$ 39
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Rotis® Sans Serif Pro 56 Italic

-  3 variants
From US$ 39
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Rotis® Sans Serif Pro 65 Bold

-  3 variants
From US$ 39
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Rotis® Sans Serif Pro 75 Extra Bold

-  3 variants
From US$ 39
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Rotis® Sans Serif Cyrillic 45 Light

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Cyrillic 46 Light Italic

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Cyrillic 55 Regular

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Cyrillic 56 Italic

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Cyrillic 65 Bold

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Cyrillic 75 Extra Bold

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Greek 45 Light

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Greek 46 Light Italic

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Greek 55 Regular

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Greek 56 Italic

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Greek 65 Bold

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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Rotis® Sans Serif Greek 75 Extra Bold

-  1 variant
From US$ 65
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