Franklin Gothic

Franklin Gothic is a grotesque sans-serif typeface designed by American type designer Morris Fuller Benton in 1902. The font was named after Benjamin Franklin. Franklin Gothic has a classic “newspaper” feel to it, which makes it a great font for editorial usage on the web. It is a noted favorite font of designer Jeffrey Zeldman.

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Franklin Gothic Specimen

Franklin Gothic Type Specimen

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Franklin Gothic Font Pairings

Zappos Kids
Feb 19, 2020
Fonts — Franklin Gothic
Oct 21, 2019
Iron Lung
May 19, 2019
Fonts — Franklin Gothic
Feb 28, 2019
Fonts — GT Super, Franklin Gothic
In Shades Magazine
Dec 15, 2017
Fonts — Lapture, Franklin Gothic
Dismissal Help
Sep 25, 2016
Jul 15, 2016
MN Uniform
May 15, 2016
Fonts — Sabon, Franklin Gothic
Baptiste Ringot
Jan 9, 2016
Fonts — Garamond, Franklin Gothic
Come Together
Nov 21, 2015
Fonts — Franklin Gothic, Plantin
How They Got There
Mar 11, 2015
The Local Palate
Dec 17, 2014
Fonts — Abril, Franklin Gothic
NYT Cooking
Oct 3, 2014
The Manual
Sep 21, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Fonts — Franklin Gothic, FS Emeric
May 11, 2014
Fonts — Franklin Gothic, Georgia
Apr 13, 2014
Fonts — Franklin Gothic
Nuno Coelho Santos
Apr 6, 2014
Fonts — Franklin Gothic
Mar 16, 2014
Chloë Galea
Mar 6, 2014
Fonts — Karla, Franklin Gothic
Andrew Tarcon
Mar 4, 2014
Fonts — Franklin Gothic
Catarina Riccabona
Feb 3, 2014
Fonts — Franklin Gothic
Nov 29, 2013
Fonts — Franklin Gothic

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