Nimbus Roman

Nimbus Roman is a serif typeface released by URW in 1982. The design is based off Times New Roman and shares identical metrics. It has a sister sans-serif family, Nimbus Sans, that is based off Helvetica. A variation of Nimbus Roman, known as Nimbus Roman No. 9 L has four styles that are available for free.

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Nimbus Roman Specimen

Nimbus Roman Type Specimen

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Suggested Font Pairing

Nimbus Roman Font Pairings

Ward Heirwegh
Dec 6, 2016
Fonts — Univers, Nimbus Roman


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