Google Sans Stories June 30, 2021

Besides unveiling Material You, Google at I/O 2021 last month detailed how “GS Text” is the company’s new font and beginning to appear in more first-party applications. Google Sans Text is now in use by the Phone app on Android. 

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Google Sans Stories May 19, 2021

At the “What’s new in Material Design” session this morning, Google shared that its apps are starting to use Google Sans Text. We’ve seen it pop up in some products already, but the company at I/O 2021 better detailed the font.

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Google Sans Stories March 30, 2021

Gboard’s elusive Google Sans font appears to be rolling out again for some users

Gboard often runs A/B tests for new features, themes, and other tweaks, and it appears another one is rolling out this week. Some Gboard users on Android are reporting the return of the Google Sans font after it first appeared last year.

Google Sans Stories February 7, 2019

Just over a year ago, Google moved a couple of apps into the Play Store that make it easier to update core portions of Android TV. Now, we’re seeing those put to good use as a fresh update has rolled out to Android TV to give the homescreen a polished new look.

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Google Sans Stories July 24, 2018

‘Google Sans’ font is coming to Chrome OS

Google has slowly been overhauling its countless products with a fresh new look called the Google Material Theme. One piece of that design language is its font, namely Google Sans, which the company told us at I/O is a size-optimized version of Product Sans, the font it uses for its logo.

Now, it seems Google Sans is — unsurprisingly — coming to Chrome OS.

Google Sans Stories June 13, 2018

Google’s Material Theme is slowly creeping its way into every corner of the company’s products, and that continues in part today with Google testing its “Google Sans” font in Search on mobile.

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Google Sans Stories May 9, 2018

Now we know: Google Sans is actually a size-optimized version of Product Sans

We’ve talked a lot about Google Sans over the last few weeks, most notably in our speculation about so-called “Material Design 2”. It’s popped up in the source code for lots of Google’s more recent website updates, as well as within many apps using what we now know is Google’s new Material Theme.

But until today, we didn’t know what the difference was between it and Product Sans…

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