Metro Font

About Metro Font

Metro font here refers to the font used in the logo of Metro, which is a free British newspaper distributed from Monday to Friday on many public-transport services across the United Kingdom.

The font used for the logo of the newspaper is Kabel Black. Designed by German type designer Rudolf Koch, Kabel is one of the first geometric sans serif designs directly influenced by the Bauhaus movement. Its geometric proportions are integrated with humanistic features, resulting in a sans serif typeface that is functional in text and elegant in display work. You can view more details about it here. For the “FREE” tag on the logo, it is probably set in Franklin Gothic Heavy.

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Kabel Typeface in Use

In addition to Metro, Kabel typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: Toronto Maple Leafs, Master of Reality, Joey, Look at Me, Super Smash Bros., Dead Island, Newsies (musical), Wrangler, James Gang Rides Again, Cold Fact, Dumb and Dumber, Monopoly, The Bus Is Coming, Petals on the Wind, SimAnt.

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