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Written by me@grafxflow

15 Apr, 2014



Free Alternative Web Font to Gotham and Proxima Nova

I just had a studio design a website concept visual which used the Gotham font (also similar to Proxima Nova) and to officially use it on the website as a CSS font-family it would have to be purchased from Sadly it wasn't within the projects budget so after searching and testing several alternatives from the web I managed to find a FREE version called Montserrat.

It can be downloaded from here or

Gotham free alternative montserrat

I also found that the font Proxima Nova is another purchase only font which Montserra can be used for as a free alternative.

Here is a visual comparison of all three fonts using the same font size and weight. You can see Montserrat at the top.

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Not only is Montserrat free, but it's one of Google's own web fonts so you can use it how you like on any website.

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