Gill Sans Nova is, like its predecessor Gill Sans MT, a comfortably readable sans serif typeface with a no-nonsense feel. It can be used for both long or short text and headlines or titles, and anything in between. Its lightest weights and its heaviest weights stand out in headlines, while the regular and bold weights work at any size. Its range of weights and styles give you ways to make your words speak in a variety of tones and voices.
Gill Sans Nova takes the Gill Sans family, which had been added to haphazardly over several decades, and turns it into a rationally coordinated range of weights and styles. The original Gill Sans was designed by Eric Gill in the 1920s. Gill Sans Nova was created for Monotype in 2014 by type designer George Ryan, as a coherent family, ready for use both in print and onscreen. Gill Sans Nova includes three weights of normal width, and four weights of narrow width, all with italics; and an Ultra Bold weight in both normal and narrow width, with no italics.