Choosing a Wood Type font for display use


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Choosing a Wood Type font for display use

So now that we know more about Wood type fonts we need to pick one to use. There are less Wood Type inspired fonts available for online use then there are Script fonts. In order to show you more options, and a greater variety of styles, I'm going to show you some from Typekit even though we can't use most of them in this course since they're not available in the trial plan. When trying to decide what display font to use, you should always test the fonts using the words or phrase you'll be setting.

So let's start by looking at one of Typekits Wood Type fonts. We're going to search for Cowboyslang and we're going to test it using our actual phrase. We can go to Type Tester, click here to edit and our phrase is Reading one book is like eating one potato chip, and we can also take a look at this even bigger, there's a slider here.

So we can make it quite large. Now I like to make screenshots of fonts so I can compare them to each other while deciding which one t...

Choosing a Wood Type font for display use
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Choosing a Wood Type font for display use 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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