As any design student or graphic designer will tell you, finding the right typography for a print or digital design is a laborious process. You’ll want to strike the right balance between readability and honouring your client’s brand—and that can be challenging. If you’ve been going back and forth on various ideas, allow us to help you nail down the perfect fonts with these 10 fresh Google Fonts pairings. Each suggestion works harmoniously to make your typography beautiful and appealing. And better yet? Google Fonts are 100% free!
To show you how great these Google Fonts pairings work together, we’ve enlisted the help of Shillington Sydney part-time teacher, Vanessa McCarthy, Director of Tone Studio. She’s designed our recommendations through unconventional quotes from graphic design legends.
So have a look and download to your heart’s desire! We hope this can be a valuable resource for all students and graphic designers with a keen eye, but tight budget.
1. Cardo + Almendra Display
2. Oswald + Domine
3. Nixie One + Libre Baskerville Italic
4. Playfair Display + Fauna One
5. Gentium Basic + Open Sans Light
6. Lobster + Muli
7. Lora + Open Sans
8. Raleway + Merriweather
9. PT Sans + PT Serif
10. Quicksand + EB Garamond
Let us know your own suggestions for complementary Google Fonts! Tweet us at @shillington_ or share your own visual ideas on Instagram, tagging @shillington_.
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