Franklin Gothic font

image of the official Franklin Gothic font

Come and get yourself a free copy of the legendary Franklin Gothic font. As one of the most popular examples of the sans-serif font family, Franklin Gothic marries robustness with versatility. Its assertive presence and straightforward design have cemented its status among graphic designers, typographers, and those who treasure timeless typography.

Delving into its storied past, Franklin Gothic was designed and created in the early 20th century by the esteemed font author, Morris Fuller Benton. With the American Type Founders (ATF) as its launching platform, Franklin Gothic became synonymous with the bold, no-nonsense advertising headlines of its time. Its distinguishing characteristics include a slightly condensed design, solid font weight, and sharp, attention-grabbing kerning. Embodying the True Type Font (TTF) standard, Franklin Gothic seamlessly melds into projects, be it on Windows PCs or Apple Mac platforms.

The Franklin Gothic font family includes the following x6 style and weight variants (note: all of these included in the download zip file below)

  • Demi
  • Demi Condensed
  • Demi Italic
  • Heavy Italic
  • Heavy
  • Medium Condensed
  • Medium Italic
  • Medium

Regular users of Windows 10 or Windows 11 will have undoubtedly encountered Franklin Gothic, given its integral position in the system’s font library. Its ability to oscillate between impactful headlines and detailed body text underscores its flexibility and undying appeal in the typography world.

If the allure of Franklin Gothic resonates with your creative spirit, check out the download section below. Remember, though, this iconic typeface is earmarked for personal projects exclusively.


Franklin Gothic font generator

Use our free Franklin Gothic font generator tool below to create your own custom design logo or image. Enter your text, select a font, choose a font size, and pick your favorite colors. Hit the Generate button and your logo/image is created and ready to download.


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