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Is this a good font pair ? (Why or Why not)

In a recent project of an event website, I used 2 fonts as a pair. 1. Roboto Slab Bold (Mostly for Title and headings)2. SF Pro ( Mostly for paragraph and reading texts) Is this good pairing for an ...
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Which sans-serif pairs are good using typeface Foco for headlines?

I am kind of struggling with pairing right sans-serif typeface for body text. I need to use Foco for headlines for certain reasons. So far I didn't like anything I tried and I feel stuck. I would be ...
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What are the best font-paring and complimentary accent color for a brand that uses Old English font and dark blue (#001d3b)?

I have a project developing a web app for a school which it's brand and identity using Old English MT font and color #001d3b (dark blue in the image). The problem I'm having and currently bugs me is, ...
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Pairing the “Learning Curve” font

I'm trying to find a good pairing for the Learning Curve font, to use in a website. This particular font is used in the client's logo. I must convey a stylish and elegant mood, and I've tried to pair ...
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How to know which second typeface should be used, given a contextual typeface?

When searching for how to "italicize" a word in an italic context, I come up with an idea that changing the typeface is the solution that still convey the psychological effect that an italic-in-roman ...
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Good pairing for Phenomena font?

I'm trying to find a good pairing for the main font that I've chosen for a website, namely the Phenomena font from Fontfabric: I'm using this font for the Headings and Titles, and I'm trying to find ...
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Japanese font to match copperplate

I need to find a japanese font that matches copperplate in english. would be grateful for any help. Thanks in advance.
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How can I build up 'structured knowledge' of the space of significant font families?

I'm not a graphic designer by trade, and my design work has been limited to posters and flyers for social activism, as well as scientific on-screen presentations and a couple of conference posters. ...
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Design issues concerning header and body fonts with a different x-height

I've heard it's harmonious to have the header and body text have similar x-heights. What if your headers have a lower x-height than the body text? Are there any design principles or other issues going ...
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What are the differences between PT Sans and Open Sans?

I was reading this article from http://evolempirecreative.com/font-pairing-web-design/ and came across the PT Sans and Open Sans pairing. Since they are fonts from the same classification (both sans ...
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How much contrast is enough to pair same classification serifs?

I was experimenting pairings in http://www.typeconnection.com/index.php ,specifically pairing by similarity and I'm having difficulty trying to understand why ITC Century + LinoLetter = good pairing ...
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When are typefaces considered conflicting with each other?

I have been reading a lot about font pairing lately, but I’m still missing to identify when fonts don’t complement and contrast with each other, instead they clash. An example that I've read was ...
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How do I find sans/serif pairs of fonts?

A particular project I'm working on (a house style) will need a serif/sans pair of fonts. Currently, I'm at the "Identify some possibles" stage, but I'm not asking for suggestions. Examples of the ...
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Critique : logotext font pairing

Beyond the fact that Times New Roman is an overused font, technically speaking, could be a good pair for Montserrat like we have in this web logotext negative kerning example? I know that there ...
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Looking for lively sans-serif fonts with relatively short x-heights

I’m looking for a sans-serif font that I can pair with Bembo Book. I’ve tried quite a few so far, and it’s pretty clear that the sans-serif needs to have a cap height to x-height ratio similar to ...
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What font style pairs well with geometric fonts and why?

It seems to me that geometric fonts pair well with most serif fonts and some humanist sans-serifs since they are of considerable contrast, but I don't have a lot of experience with them. Does anyone ...
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Which Monospace fonts pair well with Seravek ExtraLight?

My personal case Seravek has restrained shapes and medium width. However, most popular monospace fonts (Courier New, Menlo, etc) are too wide or/and too exaggerative. So I need a monospace font that ...
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Free, screen-suited roman font to match Unifraktur Maguntia

I am currently creating a documentation for UnifrakturMaguntia, a font on which I worked in the last years in my freetime. This documentation will be rendered in two versions, one that is primarily ...
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Pairing a bold geometric sans-serif with a light transitional sans-serif

I'm looking for a good heading typeface to pair with Numbus Sans Light body copy. I tried a few modern and transitional serifs but I didn't really like them. I think Futura PT Heavy would look good, ...
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Looking for a serif for body text to pair with headings set in Verlag for a website

I've looked at the pairings with other HFJ fonts like Sentinel, Chronicle, and Mercury, and while I prefer Sentinel over the other two, I'm not quite ready to commit to it. Does anyone have any ...
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Critique: Typography combination for heading and subheading

I'm designing a one page website and trying different typography combinations for the headings and subheadings. I eventually chose what you see below. I'm using Open Sans for the heading and Lato ...
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Which fonts pair well with Aviano?

I am a UX designer and am in the process of visual design for a website for my company. I've been looking around for typefaces which convey adaptability, relevance, security, and innovation (but also ...
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Which pairing works best for these sans serifs?

I'm on this project where I want to keep a sans serif font for my titles (shown as title in the examples) but it works very poorly for the text. I already have a serif matched with it but I also want ...
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Which serif font is suitable for a manual and best matches Arial for length of text?

I have a manual here, designed in Arial font. Arial has to be changed to a serif font. At this moment I've chosen Garamond. But now the number of pages increases. Of course it isn't possible to stop ...
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What sans-serif fonts pair well with Bookman Old Style?

I'm far from knowledgeable about fonts, and I'm dealing with a real beast; Bookman Old Style Bold. I've been looking for hours but I can't seem to find a sans-serif that balances well with it. I ...
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Font pairing for Caslon

I'm tinkering with a small booklet that contains an ancient Buddhist sutta text and modern commentary, interweaved in a form of reading monologue: some sutta text, some commentary, more sutta text, ...
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How to determine what a font's personality is?

I've been doing a lot of research and reading on how to better myself with typography and one issue I would like to improve is pairing fonts. However, all the articles I have read discuss that ...
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Help with Font Pairing 'Kursivschrift'

I'm trying to find a good font that pairs well with a logo that uses 'Kursivschrift.' While I'm not a fan of the font due to the excessive amount of kerning required to make it work, it is the main ...
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Any font pairing sites outside of Google?

I love how Google fonts allows you to pair fonts for great eye candy when designing but after time I have gotten tired of just seeing what Google suggests. I wanted to know if anyone has scene any ...
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Looking for a Japanese font to match Garamond

Question: I'm currently taking a Japanese History course, and typing up (what I believe to be) a very pretty set of course notes. However, I'm having trouble finding an appropriate font. I'm currently ...
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Typography combination for Georgia

I want to use Serif font Georgia. Which Sans Serif fonts go well with Georgia. I am using Impact for my Logo. Can some one help in identifying a good Sans Serif font that can go well with Headers ...
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Should one mix serif and sans-serif type fonts on the same Webpage, for plain text elements (not headlines)?

There are "rules" that sans-serif look better for headlines, serif for plain text. Are there "rules" that specify what to do if I'd wanted to mix serif and sans-serif on plain text elements (not ...
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What are best practices for choosing and pairing fonts?

I've always found font selection to be a little bit of a mystery. What factors should be considered when choosing a font? How does one successfully incorporate two fonts into a design? I realize that ...