Do you think the way in which news is published would be as same as the style of writing a fashion blog, or a project? Absolutely NO! Different fonts, different styles flaunt different moods. Choosing the perfect font for a project is almost similar to choosing the perfect outfit for an occasion! Here a few persuasive tips have been jotted down to choose the perfect font for your next project.
Basic Font Fundamentals
While choosing the perfect font for your next project you should consider some of the basic fundamentals as follows.
Readability: Well, readability implies the total number of characters present in one line. Consider the screen size where the texts are going to appear; go with a font design that would be easy and simple to read.
Leading, Kerning and tracking: Leading implies line height (space between two lines); kerning implies the gap between the letter pairs; tracking indicates the gap between the group dose of characters. Choosing a perfect font depends on these factors as well.
Using Different Typefaces: While choosing a font, it is advisable not to use typefaces more than three types!
Other than all these, you must consider factors like justification and alignment, use of proper hyphenation, etc. while selecting a font.
Look At the Compatibility
Different web browsers are always updating and changing. So, you should choose such a font for your project that has good compatibility with all the trending web interfaces that are used on both mobile devices and desktops.
Consider Loading Time
Well, you might have noticed that visitors love fast loading websites. It doesn’t matter how excellent the typeface is if it doesn’t load fast! While selecting a font or a typeface, you should check the speed of loading time before using it. Using a limited number of font or typeface can load your site faster.
Go With a Service
Nowadays, most of the designers go with the available web font services. If you use such font services, many technical difficulties can be overcome easily and efficiently. Yes, Google font is obviously the most popular available option that you can choose for free, but other paid font services like Adobe Typekit, Webtype, Fontspring, etc. are available in today’s market as well. You can get plenty of easy to use font options from these services.
You May Consider the Available Suggestions
When you have countless font options, you might get confused while choosing the most appropriate one for your project. So, if you are wondering and feeling clueless with a handful of options of font types, you can go through the available suggestions provided to you! This suggestion can help you to understand which two or three font combinations blend well with each other and make the design look lucrative. Choosing the right font combination can be a bit difficult as the fonts have to give a similar vibe! Any mismatch combo of fonts can ruin your project.
Popular Web Font Options
Well, as a bonus tip here is a list of some popular font types that are currently trending in the market and can give your project an impressive look!
- Josefin Slab
- Abril Fastface
- League Gothic
- PT Sans
- Open Sans