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Web Typography – Multiple Fonts in Web Design

With the latest technical advances in web typography it is becoming easier to create stand-out type design on websites. Using multiple fonts in web design is becoming common as companies make an effort to stand out from the pack. This can lead to terrible results if not done properly. The key to using multiple fonts is finding a balance. It is important to use fonts which complement one another rather than compete for attention. However, if it is not misused, multiple fonts in web design can be useful for developing a hierarchy of importance. Taken to an extreme (as in some of the examples below), multiple fonts in web design can also help differentiate a brand from its competition.

Our most popular post to date features an assorted selection of examples of web typography. As such, we’ve decided to feature typography for the months of November & December. Over the next two months we will be bringing you myriad examples of different forms & styles of web typography. And in the meantime, if this just whets your appetite for type, check out this post of typography inspiration. We also have a selection of nine great script fonts that can you can download.

This is the second post in our web typography series. If you missed the first post, check it out now: Web Design Typography – Big Typography in Web Design.

Web Typography – Examples of Using Multiple Fonts in Web Design

Below is a selection of examples which do a great job of showcasing the use of multiple fonts in their designs. Let us know in the comments which ones you like best, and send us a shout out if you think we’ve missed any other stellar examples. As usual, if you enjoy this post, do share it with your friends by clicking the social media links up top (but only if you think it’s worth sharing). If you want to be the first to hear about our upcoming web typography posts, be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed.

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Ever Lovin

 

Web Typography Example - Use Multiple Fonts in Web Design

Web Typography Example - Use Multiple Fonts in Web Design

Web Typography Example - Use Multiple Fonts in Web Design

Web Typography Example - Use Multiple Fonts in Web Design

Mercer Tavern

Web Typography Example - Use Multiple Fonts in Web Design

Web Typography Example - Use Multiple Fonts in Web Design

Wicked Palate

Web Typography Example - Use Multiple Fonts in Web Design

Web Typography Example - Use Multiple Fonts in Web Design

Ithaca Bakery

Web Typography Example - Use Multiple Fonts in Web Design

With technical advances in web typography it is becoming easier to create stand-out type on the web. Websites using multiple fonts are showcased below.