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Medea

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Favourite fonts?

So I'm not great at picking fonts, you can tell that by seeing all of the websites I made.
What fonts do you really like and recommend me to use for my websites?

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Adam Crockett

You can't go wrong with Montserrat

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Adam Crockett

Questrial

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Medea Author

I’ll also try this out

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Adam Crockett

Oxygen

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Medea Author

And I’ll also try this out

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Ayyash

i hate monsterrat, its so wide it kills the elegance of any web app, my personal opinion :)

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Adam Crockett

I hate your personal opinion it's so wide it kills the elegance of my personal opinion 😂

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Adam Crockett

I don't actually hate anyone's opinions, it's a great thing to care about font design

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Medea Author

I’ll try this out

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Vedant Chainani
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Medea Author

I’ll check these out

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George Henrique

Roboto

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Medea Author

Yea many people have said that

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petestmarie

For IDEs and my personal documentation, Comic Code Ligatures. The Coding Essentials bundle is $30, but for me it's a small price to pay for something I'm looking at all day. I find it very easy to read.
tosche.net/fonts/comic-code

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Medea Author

I'll check it out, thanks!

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shammisharma

to name a few - Poppins, Montserrat, Raleway, DM Serif, Elephant.
When in doubt I always turn to these fonts 😁

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Richard Hart

Ralway! yeah I've been looking for a font with the extended "w", thanks!

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Medea Author

ill try these out!

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Richard Halford

Sans-Serif

Lexend

Severely unloved in my opinion for a slightly more "joyful" change from the same old Lato/Roboto, more structured sans fonts.

Serif

Gelasio

Metrics compatible with Georgia, but FREE.

Monospace

JetBrains Mono (Nerd Font)

Used to be Fira but it feels easier on the eyes and my preferred "g" style.

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Medea Author

I’ll try these out!

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Raí B. Toffoletto • Edited on

Besides the common roboto from Google I really like Ubuntu font package. It's elegant and clear.

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Raí B. Toffoletto

and for the terminal/IDE the Source Code Pro .

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Medea Author

Yea I used to use Source Code Pro for everything before

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Medea Author

Yea I like the Ubuntu font too

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Manikandan

Inter, Montserrat, Work Sans, Archivo, Playfair Display, Poppins, Raleway, Lato.

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Medea Author

I’ll check these out

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Eljay-Adobe

For programming:

  • Fira Code
  • Input
  • IBM Plex Mono

Previously, my favorite programming font was Times Prog, which was a bitmap font (this was in the late 1980s) based on Times but reworked to be programmer friendly. It was a proportional font. I used proportional fonts for programming for about 27 years — inspired by Bjarne Stroustrup’s use of proportional fonts for programming — until I stumbled across Fira Code.

Input is also a proportional font, designed for programming. I was happy to migrate from my ancient Times Prog to Input. Times Prog was great back in the olden days (when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, according to my kids), but with the advent of vector fonts just became too long in the tooth.

I switched back to a monospaced font (Fira Code) when it impressed me with its programmer friendly ligature support. Incredible! (I'm aware of the other programmer ligature fonts. Fira Code works for me best of the bunch.)

There about another dozen fabulous programmer friendly fonts, that are monospaced. I don't use them, but they're really good. Consolas, Menlo, DejaVu Sans Mono, Inconsolata, Source Code Pro, and others.

For documentation, it depends on what I'm using it for. I do like Times, Georgia, Futura, and Optima.

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Medea Author

I’ll check these out

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LarrocaX • Edited on

I think i am using a lot Nunito

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Medea Author

I’ll check that out

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LarrocaX • Edited on

i use it from fonts.google.com

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Medea Author

ah okay, i use many fonts from there as well

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Lyrod • Edited on

Monolisa, JetBrains Mono.

Edit: oh, for a website... 😂😅

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Medea Author

I’ll check these out

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Arvind M

Railway and Lato looks awesome together.

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Medea Author

Sure I’ll check these out

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Keff

Poppins is quite cool

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Medea Author

I’ll try this one out

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Leví Arista • Edited on

There is a lot of cool fonts out there, but I found this tool very helpful when I need to pick one and it's pairings: Fontjoy

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Medea Author

Thanks I’ll check the website out

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Saurabh

DM Sans is damngood.

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Charles F. Munat

Comic Sans, of course. Who needs anything else?

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Charles F. Munat

Almost before he knew it, he had left the conversation.

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ider2099

dosis for title, is beautiful! :3

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Medea Author

I’ll check it out, thanks!

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merive_ • Edited on

Montserrat, Orbitron & JetBrains Mono

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Medea Author

Cool I’ll check those out

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pontakornth
  • Iosevka Nerd Font
  • Recursive Mono Semicasual (manually patched nerd fonts)
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Medea Author

I’ll check these out

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Xalgord

Roboto 👉👈

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Medea Author

Roboto’s nice

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Kelvin Chidothi

Try Inter

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Medea Author

Okay I’ll try it

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Ayyash

what websites did u make?

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Medea Author

You can check them out in my portfolio: vulcanwm.is-a.dev

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Raju Ahammad

Fira Code

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Medea Author

Somebody else said that as well

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mohamed es-sanousy

Fira code is the one for me

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Medea Author

I’ll check it out

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horhorou

I personally love 🧡

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Medea Author

I’ll try those out

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Ben Read

Anything and everything by Beasts of England beastsofengland.co/, Shaped Fonts is also pretty good shapedfonts.com/

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Medea Author

I’ll check these websites out

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David

My favorites are Poppins and Roboto

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Medea Author

Many people have mentioned them

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Sarma Akondi V N M

Poppins forever 😜

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Medea Author

I’ll check that out

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Richard Hart

I'm quite fond of League Spartan and Rubik using the Rubik Glitch,Moonrocks or Microbe for accent.

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Medea Author

I’ll check these out

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codeyStein

a few that I commonly use are Monsterrat, Poppins, and Comforta

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Medea Author

I’ll check these out

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Milan Lustig

I like the SpaceMono and terminus fonts (I use the NerdFont versions)

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Medea Author

Sure I’ll look at these

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Randall

Trajan

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Medea Author

I’ll check this one out

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GavinXu

For Mono fonts, I like Jetbrains Mono/Fira Code/IBM Plex Mono most.

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Medea Author

Some people have said those!

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Hardique Dasore

Montserrat and Lato for the win

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Medea Author

Yea many people have said that

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Joel G. Rodriguez

Use these tools to help you choose fonts.
I've had great success with these and my clients.

fontpair.co/

heyreliable.com/ultimate-google-fo...

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Alex

Lato and Montserrat.

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Medea Author

I’ll check these out

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Jeffrey

Helvetica Now

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Sarvap Praharanayuthan
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Medea Author

I’ll try it thanks

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Medea Author

Someone else has mentioned fira code

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Anmol Bhardwaj

Sk-Modernist, Gilroy

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Medea Author

I’ll try those out

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Kostaintyn Naddur

Montserrat and Poppins. The best of the best :D

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Medea Author

Yea many people have said that

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