Type Foundry: MonotypeGill Sans™ Font Family was first introduced in 1928 by . Eric Gill, who studied under the renowned calligrapher, Edward Johnston, the type designer of the London Underground sans serif typeface. This influenced Eric Gill who later experimented with sans serif designs, and in due course produced a set of capital letters. Gill Sans Fonts Family is a twentieth century sans serif that has a simplicity of form which does not reject traditional forms and proportions, and gives the Gill Sans font face a humanist feel. The Gill Sans fonts families lighter weights are highly readable legible in text and suitable for magazine book and book magazine work, whereas the Gill Sans heavier weights are best usedmost appropriate for display in advertising, labels and packaging, and labels. Gill Sans fonts are available in both Opentype (.otf) and TrueType (.ttf) font formats.