Looking at how using a Geometric Sans Serif font affects the look and feel of a web page


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Looking at how using a Geometric Sans Serif font affects the look and feel of a web page

Now that we've finished the Museo Sans site, let's take a look at how using a Geometric Sans Serif font can affect the look and feel of the site. First, we're looking at a split screen here. On the left is the page we created in Museo Sans. We used a couple of free fonts available for use with the @font-face Syntax. There wasn't a Museo Sans Bold available, so we used a bold, slightly Serif version of Museo. There were only three weights and styles available overall.

On the right, we have another version using Museo Sans. We did not create this page together. I created this one on my own using five of the weights and styles available in Typekit. I wanted to create it for comparison purposes. I was able to use all Sans Serifs fonts. I was also able to incorporate a light font and a bold-italic font. In the version on the left, we weren't able to create subtleties in weight on the page because we had less weights to work with.

Looking at the one on the right, you can imme...

Looking at how using a Geometric Sans Serif font affects the look and feel of a web page
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Looking at how using a Geometric Sans Serif font affects the look and feel of a web page 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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