Updated on July 3d, 2019, and added the Google Fonts API URL.
Google Sans (Product Sans) web font
Google Sans (or Product Sans) is a geometric sans-serif typeface created by Google for branding purposes. It replaced the old Google logo on September 1, 2015. As Google’s branding was becoming more apparent on a multitude of devices, Google sought to adapt its design so that its logo could be portrayed in constrained spaces and remain consistent for its users across platforms.
Check out some demos below:
- Google Sans Regular
- Google Sans Italic
- Google Sans Medium
- Google Sans Medium Italic
- Google Sans Bold
- Google Sans Bold Italic
Note that this font is not open-source. According to Google’s license:
Google offers many fonts under open source licenses. This is not one of them. Please see fonts.google.com for options you can use.
Also check out this font specimen for more details or this Wikipedia page.
Google Sans as a Google font
You can now load Google Sans via the Google Fonts API, using the URL below:
Just like Material Icons, the font is not visible on a regular search, but it is available for use.
UPDATE: Apparently, the Google Fonts API v2 is working, but only 400, 500 and 700 weights are available:
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