Wednesday, January 29, 2020

What Your Font Choice Says About You

Typography accounts for more than 90% of website design. One of the vital reasons why users visit a webpage or website or more so a responsive web app in current times – is to read. This reading can be in terms of finding information or just reading the content. The words matter. The type matters. The fonts matter!. By definition, Typography is the art and technique of arranging type. It involves a number of things including typeface, point size, line length, color etc. Let’s move to fonts? we use them a lot. From reading to writing; to publishing content or making these all so cool graphics. Not to forget awesome looking animations. Fonts are everywhere. The font in short; is a set of displayable or printable text characters in a specific style and size.

The infographic we are sharing in this post talks about the font and you. Yes, you!. You won’t care much about fonts provided you are a designer in some capacity and care about the looks, feel and aesthetics of the text being looked at. Regardless, we all can define a good font which is neatly readable versus a bad font which is not so friendly and just doesn’t work. This font choice infographic looks at some of the most popular fonts of current times. Further, it provides feedback on what messages we might be sending with the selected font style.

click on the image to view on the full screen.

There has been a point in time where you would think if you selected the right font or not. Be it writing an email, that research paper which you worked really hard on – or just a simple text graphic you have been thinking of designing for that special one. These thoughts are valid and legit. And we have all been through that. Make your choices accordingly. The writer from the source suggests using ‘standard serif or sans-serif’ vs more decorative or script font’.

Hope you have enjoyed this share; don’t forget to comment and feel free to drop us a note to share your favorite infographic find.

infographic source

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