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Top 10 Fonts Web Designers Love

Top 10 Fonts Web Designers Love
When I was starting out with Web and graphic design, I was always wondering about the fonts that real designers use. So I conducted a research to find out the most popular fonts designers like to use, their best practices, and also out of personal curiosity, their typographical needs. It would be nice to know which font is good for which situation and today I am sharing with you the results of my research. Through a combination of data collected from Polldaddy, Forrst, Facebook and Twitter, I got feedback from 34 designers from 14 countries answering questions about their favorite fonts and explaining to me why they love them. Below that, check out the Top 10 list of free and premium fonts, and some of the interesting reasons why designers have their favorite fonts. Click on image to see in full scale. Top 10 Favorite Free Fonts Here is the list of Top 10 free fonts mentioned by Web and graphic designers in the survey. Top 10 Premium Fonts What designers are saying Jonny Pigg, United Kingdom Related:  Design & FashionWeb design

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This is a great article about web friendly fonts. by hassankariem Nov 15

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