How to choose and pair typefaces
1st March, 2017
The act of choosing two typefaces is probably the first (and often most difficult) task you do when creating a new design. Many people get stuck here, myself included.
Recently, I discovered a simple method to pair typefaces effectively and I’d love to share them with you. (Hint: it’s a 9×9 grid).
There’s one prerequisite to use this 9×9 grid (which I will reveal shortly) – knowing how to categorize typefaces. So, let’s start there.
On a broad level, typefaces can be categorized into the six categories. They are:
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