Typography

The official primary font of the University of Ottawa is Myriad Pro. It can be used for any form of printed material, as well as for web images, which do not need to contain live text.

PRIMARY FONT CHARACTER STYLES FOR PRINT MARKETING (SANS-SERIF)

Myriad Pro Light
34/36pt

Example of main title set in primary font

Myriad Pro Light
19/21pt

Example of primary subtitle set in primary font

Myriad Pro Light
18/20pt

Example of a secondary subtitle set in primary font

Myriad Pro Regular
14/16pt

Example of body text header set in primary font

Myriad Pro Regular
11/13pt

Example of body text set in primary font

Myriad Pro Semibold
13/15pt

University of Ottawa bilingual official header text set in primary font

Myriad Pro Bold
13/15pt

Example of uOttawa.ca URL set in primary font

The Myriad Pro typeface comprises many styles: Regular, Italic, Semibold, Semibold Italic, Bold, Bold Italic, Black, Black Italic, Extra Bold, Extra Bold Italic, Light, Light Italic, Condensed, Light Condensed, Semibold Condensed, Bold Condensed, and Extra Bold Condensed.

Fonts within the Myriad Pro family can be downloaded at a reasonable cost through websites such as MyFonts.com or Adobe.com.

The examples illustrated above are not actual size. Please refer to the font sizes shown to the left for the suggested sizes.

    Audience: 
  • Contributor
  • Editor
  • Graphic designer
  • Web developer
    Topics: 
  • Branding
  • Visual Identity
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