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Strategies to fonts application in your designs

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Odunayo Adedire

 

Have you heard there are several fonts for several typical designs, even the proper use of fonts for a certain design, can alone accentuate you being professional in your creative journey.

 

In this article, you’ll learn strategies of fonts application in your various designs.

 

 

WHAT IS FONT

In metal typesetting, a font is a particular size, weight and style of a typeface. Each font is a matched set of type, with a piece for each glyph, and a typeface consisting of a range of fonts that shared an overall design.

 

WHAT IS FONT SHORT ANSWERS?

A font is a set of printable or displayable text characters in a specific style and size.

 

The type of design for a set of fonts is the typeface and variations of this design form the typeface family…

 

A bitmap font is a digital represention of a font that is already fixed in size or a limited set of sizes.

 

WHAT IS TEXT FONT?

 

A font is a graphical representation of text that may include a different typeface, point size, weight, colour, or design… Software programmes like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and WordPad allow users to change the font used when typing text in the document or spreadsheet; this applies to web designers, also.

 

 

PURPOSE OF FONT

 

Fonts can create mood and atmosphere. Fonts can give visual clues about the order a document should be read in and which parts are more important than others. Fonts can even be used to control how long it takes someone to read a document.

 

 

WHAT IS ANOTHER WORD FOR FONT

Typeface!

You can think of typeface as another term for font (the two words are often used interchangeably), although it’s more accurate to call a typeface a “font family,” a group of fonts with similar designs.

 

Typefaces have official names like Comic Sans, Garamond, and Helvetica.

 

 

WHAT ARE THE MAIN FOUR TYPE OF FONTS?

  1. Serif fonts
  2. Sans serif fonts
  3. Script fonts
  4. Display fonts

 

What is Serif font?

In typography, a serif is a small line or stroke regularly attached to the end of a larger stroke in a letter or symbol within a particular font or family of fonts. A typeface or “font family” making use of serifs is called a serif typeface, and a typeface that does not include them is sans-serif.

 

Examples of Serif font??

Some of the more notable examples of serif fonts include Georgia, Garamond, Times New Roman, and Baskerville. Let’s take a look at some serifs.

 

WHAT IS SANSERIF FONT?

 

Sans serif typefaces are considered more modern than serif typefaces. They lack the strokes that distinguish a serif typeface, hence the use of the French word “sans,” which means “without.” Sans serif typefaces are often used to signify something clean, minimal, friendly, or modern

 

Examples of Sans Serif Font?

 

Popular sans serif fonts include Helvetica, Avant Garde, Arial, and Geneva. Serif fonts include Times Roman, Courier, New Century Schoolbook, and Palatino.

 

 

WHAT IS SCRIPT FONT?

 

Script typefaces are based upon the varied and often fluid stroke created by handwriting. They are generally used for display or trade printing, rather than for extended body text in the Latin alphabet. Some Greek alphabet typefaces, especially historically, have been a closer simulation of handwriting.

 

Examples of Script Font?

  • Alex Brush: Alex Brush is connected, brush-script font designed by Typesetting…
  • Pacifico: Pacifico is a connected script font designed by Vernon Adams.
  • Great Vibes: Great Vibes is an elegant, calligraphy-style script font designed by TypeSETit, Lobster, Allura, Kaushan Script, Grand Hotel, Windsong.

 

WHAT IS DYNAMIC FONT?

Dynamic fonts are fonts whose character shapes are defined every time the corresponding character are printed rather than when the font is defined as a whole. Such fonts allow, for example, with a shape that depends on parameters defined at a compile time, then they are used in a printing process.

 

 

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TYPEFACE AND TYPOGRAPHY

Typography: The art of arranging types.

Type: Mechanically or digitally created characters printed or displayed; or the blocks they are printed from.

Typeface: Type made together as a single design.

How does choosing a font style create an impression to a target audience?

 

Fonts affect emotions, it makes people keep reading your marketing copy. Which means the choice of typefaces and its sizes decide whether people will keep on reading it or not.

 

Different fonts provoke different emotions, always choose fonts according to the target audience you are going to hit.

 

BENEFIT OF FONTS??

Using fonts that are easy to read are key to presentation. The fonts add values to your text. It helps readers to perceive information from the text. The correct choice of colour, font and text size can prove to be vital for attracting your target audience through your designs.

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