Font of the Week: Open Sans

Open Sans is so ubiquitous that you’re not a real designer if you haven’t heard of it. But if you actually aren’t, congrats! Now you know about one of the most versatile fonts of the decade.


I use the word ‘versatile’ because it looks equally professional at all sizes, and moreover, it’s available in all weights, from Light to Ultra-Bold. And even if you specify an arbitrary weight (with CSS, for instance), it still looks great.


It is used by Google, Mozilla, WordPress, and a few billion other sites. For example:


And it looks just as awesome on documents as well.Here goes:



Everywhere. Especially the light version.


Right away, captain!

So, howzzat? Have you used Open Sans elsewhere? Do share your experience (and a screenshot too)!


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