Arimo was designed by Steve Matteson as an innovative, refreshing sans serif design that is metrically compatible with Arial™. Arimo offers improved on-screen readability characteristics and the pan-European WGL character set and solves the needs of developers looking for width-compatible fonts to address document portability across platforms.
Steve is a typeface designer based in Louisville, Colorado, who manages a global team for Monotype. With over 25 years in the business, he has designed corporate faces for Android, Citrix, Microsoft, Nextel, and Xbox. Steve frequently researches and lectures about the work of typographer Frederic Goudy, and has produced revivals of Goudy’s Bertham, Friar, and Tory Text among many others. He is a letterpress printer, musician, author, and avid cyclist.