modern web fonts combinations

10 Great Modern Google Font Combinations

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10 Great Modern Google Font Combinations I’ve compiled and feel free to evaluate my definition of modern:

Modern Google Font Combinations
Modern Google Font Combinations

Archivo Black / Arimo – Great for portfolios, landing pages, banners, slideshows, or even document proposals.

Nixie One / Noto Sans – A little feminine font combination that’s great for blogs, food
websites,etc.

Bitter / Alegreya – both serif combo that’s also good for young themed blogs or websites

Archivo Narrow / Average Sans – great for corporate and small business websites

Merienda One / Merriweather Sans – good font for food or any organic related websites

Candal / Droid Sans – you can use this for product-related websites

Allan / Mako – great for gadgets websites

Cutive / Alef – good for blogs, articles, and young/modern themed websites

Montserrat Alternates / Muli – mostly used for portfolios

Lobster Two / Imprima – good for young , feminine, flat websites

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10 Best Google Font Combinations You Haven’t Tried Yet

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So what do we have here? Another “top-best-professional-ultimate-super-Google-font-combinations-you-must-try-before-your-rabbit-dies“? WELL, HELL YES. The thing is, pairing fonts and make them look good together is hard as moving on from a break up. Damn..

I’ve spent 10 centuries figuring out beautiful Google font combinations so you might want to take a look. So here’s my compilation of modern font combinations and don’t forget to pass it on to your grand-kids:

Best Google Font Combinations

Font pairing summary:

1. Libre Baskerville and Ubuntu – best Serif and Sans serif font pairing. It’s like bacon and eggs. Both font families offers great variation though.
2. Bree Serif and Imprima – This pair conveys young, feminine, and modern look. So if you’re a chick, use this. Great font combination for blogs.
3. Montserrat and Pontano Sans – a great Google font combination with Montserrat. Good for young businesses, web design agency, portfolio, etc.
4. Oswald and Muli – Tall and bold header paired with thin and wide body text. This style is popular for landing pages.
5. Pt Serif and PT Sans – using the same font family will never fail you yet this is a good sample of professional font combo
6. Volkorn and Raleway (Light) – classic yet sexy pair of bold serif and thin body text. A luxury font combination.
7. Roboto Sans and Roboto Sans (Light) – same font family of sans serif gives you the young look to your site
8. Josefin Slab and Maven Pro – a feminine Google font combo. sweet and sexy! Great font for fashion websites.
9. Oxygen and Source Sans Pro – This two is not that popular but look how these two fonts look good together!
10. Paytone One and Droid Sans – a fat slab fancy headline and a flexible body text. Great for food blogs!

Conclusion: I’ve shed enough blood for this so if you have ideas to make them better, I’ll marry you.

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5 Professional-Looking Google Web Font Combinations 2013

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We, as web designers, should focus at finding the best font combinations. Fortunately, Google is there to provide us a very large resource of fonts to use. They say 95% of web design is typography. I say WOW! So I start to do some research on this ‘typography’ and we’re astonished that this is not simple subject matter to learn overnight. Here are 5 of our favorite modern web fonts combinations you can use or enhance!

1. Montserrat and Maven Pro

montserrat-mavenpro
montserrat-mavenpro

We usually use this combination for young, vibrant-colored websites and landing pages. The way they blend is just simple yet appealing to eyes. This is a best sample of modern font combination.

2. Arapey and Droid Sans

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arapey-droidsans

This combination is best used for blogs, food websites, and might work with feminine type websites.

3. Raleway and Lora

raleway-lora
raleway-lora

Raleway and Lora’s combination represents a high-class, luxurious figure but maintains it’s modern feel.

4. Fjalla and Muli

fjalla-muli
fjalla-muli

Suitable for professional, small business, or even blue-collar service websites. Although it’s simple and common, there’s nothing to lose when sticking with what’s the trend.

5. Bevan and Open Sans

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bevan-opensans

Slabs are powerful font type for delivering your headlines and catchy taglines. Bevan is one of them. Combining it to a common sans-serif, Open Sans, makes it useful in fresh, young, and colorful portfolio sites.

Conclusion:
There’s a lot of possible combinations out there. There are no rules. However, we need to follow some guidelines to create a great combination of font. Just don’t forget to enjoy trying out new fonts!

Let me know what you think!