Stylistically, Proxima Nova straddles the gap between typefaces like Futura and classic sans faces. The result is a hybrid combining humanistic proportions with a somewhat geometric appearance. Proxima Nova Font Free Feature Summary: 8 weights: Thin, Light, Regular, Medium, Semibold, Bold, Extrabold, and Black 3 widths: Normal, Condensed, and Extra Condensed Matching italics for all weights and widths Matching small caps for all weights and widths* Lining and old style figures (proportional and tabular)* Full “f” ligature set* Alternate characters (a, l, y, G)* Automatic fractions* Automatic ordinals* Dingbats (16)* Extended language support (most Latin-based scripts supported)* Extended currency support* * Requires an application with OpenType and/or Unicode support. All characters, including the small caps, old style figures, and alternate characters are included in the basic Proxima Nova fonts.
Supplementary fonts (Proxima Nova Alt and Proxima Nova ScOsf) are included for use with programs (such as Flash and Microsoft Word) that do not yet support all OpenType features. The supplementary fonts are NOT needed at all with OpenType-savvy programs (such as Adobe Creative Suite and QuarkXPress 7).