Font is one of the most important elements on a website. Choosing the right font is crucial for web developers and designers when creating a website, but it doesn’t end there. Almost a hundred percent of website today use combination of two or more fonts. Using just one font throughout the design makes it look boring and dull. You should add some variations to spice it up. However, when combining two or more fonts, coherency and synergy between those fonts should be on point. You should not use fonts that follow diametrically opposite design principle, they will look ugly. Just imagine pairing Comic Sans with Arial. You need to choose fonts that have the right level of contrast to ensure your font pairings work with one another. We know finding matching fonts is no easy task, so in order to help you out, we have put together a list of some of the best font pairing tools for designers. Some of these tools suggest you fonts that match and look excellent and some will give you platform where you can try out different font pairings to see for yourself which one best suits your design. So with that being said, let’s get started with our list of the best font pairing tools for designers.
- Font Combinations Library
Font Combination Library, sometimes called Font Combination Kit 2.0, comes with 8 awesome font combinations that can help you speed up your designing process. All the fonts in the library are from Google Fonts and can be easily imported to your project. You use Sketch or Adobe XD? No need to worry, the library is also compatible with Sketch and Adobe XD.
Fontjoy is one of the most advance tools that optimize deep learning to generate font pairs. Thanks to its deep learning, the generated font pairs look matched and amazing.
There are two ways you can use Fontjoy, the first way is just directly hit the generate button and Fontjoy will randomly create some awesome font combinations. Or, the second method is you can choose a particular font that you suit your needs, and let the tool find other fonts that go together with it.
Fontjoy will generate combination of three fonts, one for the heading, one for the sub-heading, and the last one for the main content or paragraph. For the second method, you can lock any one or two of them, and let the tool choose another fitting font(s) to create the font combination.
FontPair hosts a vast library of font pairs and font combinations that you can browse through for inspiration, or straight-up download them for your project.
Those vast library allow you to access hundreds of font pairings and FontPair also prepare text sample so, you will know how the look together. When you spot a pairings that you like, you can easily download them.
There is also a “View Font Pair in the Wild” button, which lets you browse through designs that have used the font pairing to give you a better idea of how it will look in your projects.
- Canva Font Combination Generator
As we all know, Canva is a very popular and powerful web app that help us design easier with a lot of advanced features and templates. However, did you know that you can use it to create font combinations as well?
You can do that by choosing a font from the drop-down box and select a starter font. The tool will automatically pick another font which will create a perfect pairing.
- Web Font Preview
Web Font Preview allows you to choose and pair two typefaces and see how they will look with one another on a real website.
You get access to a really advanced typeface selector tool that lets you quickly select a Google font. You can either search for it using the search bar or browse through the list of trending font types and choose your pick.