Nimbus Sans

Nimbus Sans is a sans-serif typeface published by Germany-based URW++. The design is based on Helvetica but attempts to clean up some of the “mistakes” of the original Helvetica. Nimbus Sans is available in a huge variety of cuts, including condensed and extended versions.

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Nimbus Sans Specimen

Nimbus Sans Type Specimen

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Meredith Hattam
Apr 23, 2021
Fonts — RL Unno, Nimbus Sans, Burgess
Ceremonia
Nov 6, 2020
Annie Cate
Oct 24, 2020
Fonts — Nimbus Sans
Matter
Oct 18, 2020
Fonts — Cirka, Nimbus Sans
Ahotels
Aug 7, 2020
Fonts — Moret, Benton Sans, Nimbus Sans
Jaclyn Hudak
Jul 12, 2020
Fonts — Orpheus, Nimbus Sans
Our Kind
May 22, 2020
Fonts — Editorial New, Nimbus Sans
Jordan Gilroy
Dec 29, 2019
Fonts — Termina, Nimbus Sans
Janine Oswald
Nov 28, 2019
Fonts — Orelo, Nimbus Sans
Figgjo
Nov 8, 2019
Fonts — Canela, Nimbus Sans
Jingqi Fan
Feb 17, 2019
PRESENT
Nov 21, 2018
Fonts — Druk, Canela, Nimbus Sans
Fearless
Sep 28, 2018
Johanna  Burai
Jul 8, 2018
Fonts — Nimbus Sans
Saleh Digital
Mar 26, 2018
Fonts — Nimbus Sans
Daniel Bergsnes
Mar 23, 2018
Fonts — Nimbus Sans
Smalls
Feb 26, 2018
Fonts — Nimbus Sans
Leeza Pritychenko
Nov 9, 2016
Fonts — Romana, Nimbus Sans
BOOM
Nov 3, 2016
Fonts — Nimbus Sans
Swink
Oct 27, 2015
Chick's Fry House
Jul 10, 2015
Fonts — Nimbus Sans, Futura
Wishbone Philly
Jan 22, 2015
Fonts — Nimbus Sans, Bookman, Gotham
Object & Subject
May 4, 2014
Fonts — Nimbus Sans, FF Tisa
Hiut Denim
Jan 30, 2014
Fonts — Calluna, Nimbus Sans
Aesthetic Invention
Jun 26, 2013
Fonts — Nimbus Sans
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