Proxima Nova Webfont · 240 samples

Proxima Nova is a sans-serif font. It goes well with Helvetica Neue, Adobe Garamond, Lucida Grande, Futura PT, Atrament, Georgia, Merriweather, Skolar, Century School and Adelle. If you're thinking about using Proxima Nova then try 24px for headers. Give 16px a shot for content.

People commonly tag it as design, agency, portfolio, tech, modern, app, writing, sans serif, photo and blog. You can get it from, Fontspring, MyFonts, Typekit and YouWorkForThem.

Examples Proxima Nova on its own

About Proxima Nova

Proxima Nova is a sans-serif typeface designed by Mark Simonson in 1994 and released by FontFont. It has become a popular choice for web and print design, with notable uses including the logos of The Verge, Wired, and The Atlantic. Its design is a hybrid of geometric and humanist influences, featuring a large x-height, relatively wide proportions, and a large range of weights. The font is highly versatile and legible, making it a great choice for both display and body text. Its character is modern and sophisticated, with a hint of warmth and friendliness. Proxima Nova is a great choice for web and print projects in a variety of industries, including media, technology, fashion, and finance.

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In action 240 Proxima Nova samples

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