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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Nimbus Sans Font Pairings

Jingqi Fan
Feb 17, 2019
Nov 21, 2018
Fonts — Druk, Canela, Nimbus Sans
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
Feb 26, 2018
Fonts — Nimbus Sans
Leeza Pritychenko
Nov 9, 2016
Fonts — Romana, Nimbus Sans
Nov 3, 2016
Fonts — Nimbus Sans
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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