Choosing a second web font from the Google Font API for the heading


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Choosing a second web font from the Google Font API for the heading

In this lesson we will be choosing a second font from Google web fonts for our heading. Our text is set in PT Sans. And there are a lot of fonts to choose from at Google web fonts. And many won't be appropriate for our project. The trick is choosing a second front that matches the feeling you are trying to communicate. In this case a modern clean look. We also need to make sure the two fonts work together. We need to find a balance between similarity and contrast. If fonts look too different from each other, they'll feel like they don't belong together.

Through the magic of editing I have chosen a couple of fonts to consider with PT Sans. Dancing Script is too elegant with its thick and thin brushstrokes. If we were interested in using a script, Damion might be a better choice. It has monoline strokes that are similar to monoline strokes in PT Sans, but I don't think we want a script for this project. Syncopate is beautiful, but it's a little funk. It draws attention ...

Choosing a second web font from the Google Font API for the heading
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Choosing a second web font from the Google Font API for the heading provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Laura Franz as part of the Typography for Web Designers

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