This is a wonderful article! I have always loved to tweak with fonts. Though I am happy with my current fonts I would like to learn more about finding a great balance from the design viewpoint. I hope you will enjoy reading this article too 🙂
Hi bloggers! My name’s Kjell Reigstad, and I’m a designer at Automattic. This is part six in my monthly series on “The Principles of Design.” In this series, I share some of the basic tenets of design, and we explore how to apply them to your blog.
There are millions of beautiful typefaces out in the world. They’re easy to appreciate but sometimes it can be daunting to actually choose one. On WordPress.com, we’ve recently added a number of new typeface options for everyone, so I thought I’d share a few pieces of advice on selecting fonts for your blog.
Context is key
When choosing a font, the most important thing to consider is the sort of text it’ll be applied to. This will help determine whether you’re looking for a display face or a text face.
Display faces are meant to…
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