Choosing "Other" Serif fonts


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Choosing "Other" Serif fonts

So now that we know what an other serif font looks like, we need to pick one to use. First, we'll look at Tisa Web Pro. When we compare it to Georgia, Tisa is more monoline, although the structure is similar to Georgia. We can look at the a and the e and see that they have similar shapes, though Tisa has a slightly wider aperture. We can also see that the b has a similar shape to Georgia's. So when we see Tisa in text, we'll expect it to hold up about the same as Georgia does, even at smaller sizes, and even though Tisa has a sort of slab serif. Tisa has a great bold, it's not too strong, and it also has -- if we scroll down here -- a nice italic.

It stays open, and it's not too narrow. I've looked the Typekit, and Tisa works very well cross-browser. This would be a great font to use. Unfortunately, Tisa is in the Typekit's Personal plan or higher, so it's not available unless you purchase a plan. So let's keep looking. Next, we'll look at Le Monde Co...

Choosing "Other" Serif fonts
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Choosing "Other" Serif fonts provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Laura Franz as part of the Choosing and Using Web Fonts

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