Top Ten web fonts for 2017

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Top Ten web fonts 2017

We discussed about Top ten mistakes in a graphic designer resume. Today we will be discussing top ten web fonts 2017. Often designers ignore the importance of fonts. They believe design is all that matters, but they are wrong. A promising designer never undermines the value of fonts. Typography plays a crucial element in web design. In web designing typography should stand out without compromising readability. Cool fonts grasps the attention of the viewers. Google Web Fonts are widely used now a days however we cannot overlook some paid cool font’s site such as Fonts.com Web Fonts, Fontdeck, Webtype .So, here I have listed down Top Ten web fonts 2017 that will help boost your design projects and almost every designer should own these fonts in their web projects .

1 – Helvetica:

 

Top Ten web fonts 2017

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Undoubtedly, designed in 1957, Helvetica is the most commonly used font by professionals as well as non professionals in web design.It is a unique combination of smooth lines with characters a bit. It is famous because of its sleek and neutral design. Helvetica is considered to be one of the best free web font.

2 – Brandon Grotesque

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Brandon Grotesque is a sans serif. It was designed by Hannes Von Dohren in 2009. Everyone from web development companies to magazines to school and to fashion industries have been using it. It was inspired by the geometric-style sans serif faces which were famous during the 1920’s and 30’s.It is equipped for complex, professional typography.This font is more famous on the web than in print.It has a functional look. It is available  six weights-thin,light,regular,medium,bold and black. The thin and black weights work great in display sizes, medium weight are good for longer texts.It is perfect for websites, advertisements and printing.

3 – Futura

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Futura is the mother of all geometric sans serif designed in 1927. Futura was an immediate success, due to its combination of classicism and modernity. Futura is used for print, digital purposes and in books where small text is required. Mercedes-Benz is one of the most profuse users of the font. It has smooth rich lines and implies luxury, efficiency and forwardness.

4 – Lora

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Lora is a serif with calligraphic roots. It was designed for digital displays in mind.It is available in normal and bold with corresponding italics. Widely used font in 2016.

5 – Garamond

 

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Garamond is one of the most popular serif fonts. There are many versions of Garamond, most commonly used is Adobe Garamond released in 1989. It is frequently used for body text in books, magazines and websites.

6 – Maven Pro

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Maven Pro is a sans-serif typeface with unique curvature and flowing rhythm. Its forms make it very distinguishable and legible when in context. It blends styles of many great typefaces and is suitable for any design medium. Maven Pro’s modern design is great for the web and fits in any environment.You can download this Cool free Web font from Google fonts.

7 – Roboto

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https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Roboto

The font features friendly and open curves. This makes for a more natural reading rhythm more commonly found in humanist and serif types.

8 -Raleway

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Raleway is an elegant sans-serif typeface family intended for headings and other large size usage.Initially designed by Matt McInerney as a single thin weight, it was expanded into a 9 weight family by Pablo Impallari and Rodrigo Fuenzalida in 2012 and iKerned by Igino Marini.

9-Quattrocento

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The Quattrocento Roman typeface is a Classic, Elegant, Sober and Strong typeface.Their wide and open letter-forms, and the great x-height, make it very legible for body text at small sizes.

10 -Trirong

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Cadson Demak is the first Thai communication design firm to develop type design solutions. Founded in 2002, the studio came together through a shared love of typography and design, a wish to expand and modernize the font industry as a whole, and the desire to make everyday use of type more accessible.These are the Top Ten web fonts 2017 ,use these fonts to enhance your websites.

 

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