Font styles have always been a fundamental factor for every digital designers, be it in web design or graphic design. As long as there are words or even letters in the design project, font styles always have a significant impact on how the result will become. And with this, it is empirical to choose the right one for your specific design.
When it comes to website design, a few factors must be taken in consideration in choosing a good font. One of the most important is that it should be readable no matter the size. The other factors are important as well - pairing, leading, tracking, etc.
To get a good web font, a designer usually spends money to purchase a font license, or spends a lot of time searching through the web, or just ends up creating his own design.
Today, you don’t have to spend either your money or your time. Here we have a collection of free font styles that looks great in website designs. Scroll down and check them out below. Come, take a peek, and choose your pick.
Merriweather is a medium contrast semi-condensed typeface designed to be readable even at very small sizes. It has a combined elements of traditional and modern design and will definitely look great on a website.
This serif font style is one of the favorites of web designers. It contains 283 glyphs, including letters, numbers, and symbols.
The Ubuntu font has a contemporary design and contains unique details that display a free attitude. It has a total of 9 different styles, each having 1200+ glyphs.
Here we have a Mayan inspired font style that also works well in websites. The Thin and Black weights are great performers in display sizes the light, regular and medium weights are well suited to longer texts.
Bebas Neue is an all caps, sans serif font that you can use for titles and other headlines purposes.
Lato is a sanserif typeface family that was created by a Warsaw-based designer – Mr. Dziedzic. According to him, he wanted this typeface to “seem quite “transparent” when used in body text but would display some original traits when used in larger sizes.”
Myriad is one of the currently famous web font due to its great readability and beautiful details. The download will give you 9 OTF files that contain various weights and styles of the font.
PT Serif is a universal type family that consists of six various styles – regular, italic, bold, bold italic, caption regular, and caption italic. The letterforms are distinguished by large x-height, modest stroke contrast, robust wedge-like serifs, and triangular terminals.
Stalemate is a script of vintage origins but still modern flair. This script exudes confidence and carefree attitude and makes a bold statement in any design.
The letterforms are characterized by an attention getting and strong contrast between the very heavy vertical shapes and the thin horizontal ones. The contrast of the design means that it will be most useful when set from medium to large sizes.
Roboto has a mechanical skeleton and the forms are largely geometric. At the same time, the font features friendly and open curves. This makes for a more natural reading rhythm more commonly found in humanist and serif types.
League Gothic is a revival of an old classic, and one of our favorite typefaces, Alternate Gothic No.1. It was created to contribute it to the Open Source Type Movement. It’s free to be used for your projects.
A lovely Bold Condensed Script fully loaded with hundreds of ligatures and alternates.
Oswald is a reworking of the classic gothic typeface style historically represented by designs such as 'Alternate Gothic'. it is designed to be used freely across the internet by web browsers on desktop computers, laptops and mobile devices.
The Cabin Font is a humanist sans inspired by Edward Johnston's and Eric Gill's typefaces, with a touch of modernism. Cabin incorporates modern proportions, optical adjustments, and some elements of the geometric sans.
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