Roboto has a dual nature. It has a mechanical skeleton and the forms are largely geometric. At the same time, the font features friendly and open curves. While some grotesques distort their letterforms to force a rigid rhythm. Roboto font free comes with different features. It doesn’t compromise, allowing letters to be settled into their natural width. The font was designed entirely in-house at Google by Christian Robertson, an interface designer for Google.
This makes for a more natural reading rhythm more commonly found in humanist and serif types. It belongs to the neo-grotesque genre of sans-serif typefaces and includes Thin, Light, Regular, Medium, Bold and Black weights with matching oblique styles. It also includes condensed styles in Light, Regular and Bold, also with matching oblique designs.
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It was released for the first time in 2011 with Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich”. Compared to Android’s previous system font, the humanist sans-serif design Droid, it adopts a starker grotesque design with oblique styles rather than true italics, and a wider range of weights.MORE / INFO Download Now