Gill Sans

Gill Sans is a humanist sans-serif typeface designed by British designer Eric Gill in 1926. The design was inspired by Edward Johnston’s Johnston typeface used for the London Underground. Gill Sans was famously used on the classic, minimal Penguin Books cover designs.

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Gill Sans Specimen

Gill Sans Type Specimen

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Gill Sans Font Pairings

The Highly
Jun 21, 2018
Fonts — ITC Grouch, Gill Sans, Harriet
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Civilization
Dec 27, 2017
Fonts — Larish Neue, Gill Sans
Rothy’s
Sep 26, 2017
Fonts — Publico, Gill Sans
Mile-End
Aug 28, 2017
Fonts — Gill Sans, Basis Grotesque
The Weekender
Mar 23, 2017
Fonts — Bodoni, Gill Sans
The Ned
Sep 24, 2016
Fonts — Plantin, Gill Sans, Engravers
Sobremesa
Nov 9, 2015
Fonts — Cheltenham, Gill Sans
Cereal
May 15, 2015
Fonts — Garamond, Gill Sans
The Modern House
Mar 25, 2015
Fonts — Gill Sans, Minion
Dishoom
Jan 28, 2015
SoFI
Oct 18, 2013
Fonts — Gill Sans
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