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Farewell Proxima Nova Soft, hello Proxima Soft https://blog.typekit.com/2017/05/01/farewell-proxima-nova-soft-hello-proxima-soft/

We have just retired Proxima Nova Soft from the Typekit library. Only rarely do we retire font families from our library — and when we do, we want to be sure to let you know how to mitigate any impact on your end. Moving forward, please...

Sites We Like: Proxima Nova edition https://blog.typekit.com/2015/07/31/sites-we-like-proxima-nova-edition/

Mark Simonson tweeted on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Proxima Nova’s commercial launch the other week, and it caught us by surprise. Ten years already?! It’s been one of the most popular fonts on Typekit since we launched, and...

New from Typekit: Improved rendering for Ratio and Proxima Nova https://blog.typekit.com/2011/08/18/new-from-typekit-improved-rendering-for-ratio-and-proxima-nova/

At Typekit, we expend a great deal of effort on optimizing fonts for the web. In particular, improving font rendering via “hinting” is as much an art as it is a science, and we constantly work to find the right balance between how much...

New and updated fonts from Mark Simonson, including alternates, small caps, and Proxima Nova Soft https://blog.typekit.com/2011/05/16/new-and-updated-fonts-from-mark-simonson-including-alternates-small-caps-and-proxima-nova-soft/

New members of the Proxima Nova superfamily. Proxima Nova, one of the most popular and versatile type families on the web, is now even better: forty-two weights and styles of alternate characters (see also: condensed, extra condensed),...

Updating vertical metrics for cross-platform consistency https://blog.typekit.com/2010/09/13/updating-vertical-metrics-for-cross-platform-consistency/

We are constantly learning more about how different browsers and operating systems interpret fonts’ vertical metrics. Recently, and with help from experienced type designers and a great deal of research, our understanding of metrics...

By Popular Demand: New Fonts from Your Favorite Foundries https://blog.typekit.com/2010/03/09/by-popular-demand/

We’ve been getting lots of requests for new fonts from our foundry partners, so this week we’ve added a bunch of them to the Typekit library. First, Mark Simonson‘s fans alerted us that the popular Proxima Nova had an additional weight...

Quick Tip: Tuning Condensed Fonts with WebFont Loader https://blog.typekit.com/2010/07/07/quick-tip-tuning-condensed-fonts-with-webfont-loader/

Update: A more recent post on using the WebFont Loader for better control over fallback fonts is available here. With all the webfonts available for use on websites, we have to deal with something we haven’t had to worry about before:...

Featured site: Zynga RewardVille https://blog.typekit.com/2011/03/15/featured-site-zynga-rewardville/

Social game maker Zynga recently debuted RewardVille, a system whereby players can earn rewards and purchase virtual goods. RewardVille makes excellent use of Mark Simonson’s Proxima Nova, whose open, round shapes complement Zynga’s...

Sites we like: Email Intervention, True Ventures, and The Shard https://blog.typekit.com/2011/08/19/sites-we-like-email-intervention-true-ventures-and-the-shard/

Better email, smart investments, and an impressive skyline in this week’s sites we like. A few folks from the Gmail team want to help you save your friends. Stage an email intervention with the assistance from Mark Simonson’s popular...

Sites we like: OrangeYouGlad, Parliament, and TypeCon2011 https://blog.typekit.com/2011/01/28/sites-we-like-orangeyouglad-parliament-and-typecon2011/

This week’s Sites we like features design studios from both Brooklyn and Portland, and a meeting of the world’s best typographic minds in New Orleans. OrangeYouGlad hails from Brooklyn and offers print, branding, and web design and...

Sites we like: Tinkering Monkey, IGN, Hello Etsy, and more https://blog.typekit.com/2011/05/06/sites-we-like-tinkering-monkey-ign-hello-etsy-and-more/

Handcrafted goods, events, great neighborhoods, and more, in this week’s sites we like. Tinkering Monkey is a woodworking studio making high-quality goods for everyday living. P22 Underground Small Caps serves as navigation, while...

Sites We Like: Jonathan Suh, Adam Gillitt, Geri Coady, and Christopher Clark https://blog.typekit.com/2013/05/03/sites-we-like-jonathan-suh-adam-gillitt-geri-coady-and-christopher-clark/

When you’re a designer on the web, your portfolio site is the first and best chance you get to demonstrate your talent. Of course, we think it’s even better if you also take the opportunity to show off your refined taste for typography....

Sites we like: People’s List, Teacake Design, and Always Creative https://blog.typekit.com/2012/08/24/sites-we-like-peoples-list-teacake-design-and-always-creative/

Three unique sites featuring condensed sans serifs in this week’s sites we like. The People’s List from Pitchfork features the top albums from 1996–2011. Proxima Nova Alt Extra Condensed serves well both big and small. The large numbers...

Sites we like: Fray, Simple, and Talking Points Memo https://blog.typekit.com/2011/11/11/sites-we-like-fray-simple-and-talking-points-memo/

Sex and death, money and politics, in this week’s sites we like. Fray is back with their third issue, Sex & Death, and a lovely combination of Chaparral and Proxima Nova. Chaparral’s bold weight looks like the regular weight...

Sites We Like: Festival of the North East, The Governors Ball Music Festival, and Settlers of Catan https://blog.typekit.com/2013/02/08/sites-we-like-festival-of-the-north-east-the-governors-ball-music-festival-and-settlers-of-catan/

We’re wrapping up this week with some music and games. Play on into the weekend with this week’s sites we like! It may only be February, but doesn’t this page make you look forward to summer? Cubano‘s cheerful, subtly retro vibe sets...

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