6 Fonts That Every Designer Use – Daily Inspiration #2

Are you interested in design? Can not be denied if font is one from most important things in design element. Impact from how important font is as we can see that there are thousands maybe millions of font that spread on the internet.

From millions fonts spread on the internet there are 6 fonts which always used by designer as their primary weapon on their designs. Here we handpicked from top class designer’s design. Maybe you are curious about what are 6 fonts always used by designers around the world. So let’s check it out from the lists below.

1. Helvetica

We make this font as top ranked without no reasons. It’s because it existences on world of design was started from long ago. Crafted in 1957 by Swiss font designer Max Miedinger.

Helvetica font used by YBCA.org

Helvetica font used by YBCA.org

Helvetica font was used as poster font

Helvetica font was used as poster font on behance

2. Museo Font

Museo is a very sensational slab serif font. The characters in this font picked form letter “U”. This font support many languages and extra characters. Those things make Museo has additional and unique value to designers. If you love clean slab-serif, Museo can be a perfect match for your design.

Season program of CCAM / scène nationale, a cultural structure devoted to the performing arts in Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France.

Source: http://www.punkat.com. Studio Punkat / Hugo Roussel. License: All Rights Reserved. Typefaces Museo Slab National Formats Booklets/Pamphlets Industries Performing Arts Designers/Agencies Hugo Roussel Studio Punkat Tagged with CCAM scène nationale yellow and black Artwork location Nancy In Sets Hihu

Source: http://www.punkat.com. Studio Punkat / Hugo Roussel. License: All Rights Reserved.

Pechru design on Behance use Museo Cyrillic font in headers, amplifying the overall graphical solution. Pronounced geometricity and evenly thick lines of the font go well with the strokes of the illustrations. Bar-shaped serifs and a bit rounded corners make the font look open and welcoming. For common texts, a more neutral and readable font Museo Sans is used.

Museo slab font was used as big road advertising sign

Museo slab font was used as big road advertising sign. Source https://www.behance.net/gallery/40054557/Pechru

3. Open Sans

This font was created on 2010 by Steve Matterson. Google’s designers often to user this font. Also this font was used by Telegram Apps for desktop.

Has wide variety of letter and support almost every character. So, if you use this font as a part of your design that was a great choice. The typeface is highly legible on screen and at small sizes. It belongs to the humanist genre of sans-serif typefaces, with a true italic.

Open sans font was used as website font. Source: http://www.23video.com. License: All Rights Reserved.

Open sans font was used as website font. Source: http://www.23video.com.

4. Montserrat

Montserrat is a geometric sans-serif typeface made by Argentinan designer Julieta Ulanovsky. Started from project on crowd funding site Kickstarter.com. People think that this font is alternate to Gotham and Proxima Nova. But, unfortunately Montserrat not support italic style. So, this font works better if used as Header or Display Font.

Montserrat font was used as poster font

Montserrat font was used as poster font. Source: http://reklamekollektivet.no

In the Mood coffee shop branding

In the Mood coffee shop branding on Behance

5. Playfair Display

Playfair started to creeping up in popularity. Because it has strong characteristic such as very tall x-height and it capital letter not so different with the lower case. It makes really really suitable to use in Title and Headline.

inspiration playfair display font used as header font

source: http://valiocon.com/. Inspiration playfair display font used as header font

6. Roboto

Roboto is a sans-serif typeface family developed by Google as the system font for its mobile operating system Android and the standard typeface on Android.

This font support 18 different languages and support Latin, Cyrillic and Greek character.

Roboto font and roboto slab font used as website font

Source: http://paonecreative.com/ . Roboto font and roboto slab font used as website font

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