Selecting the proper font is very important for the design of a website. If you want to create a simple but attractive website, typography could be a great staring place for you. And in order to create an attractive typography, the first thing you need to consider is the font. By using various fonts, you can dramatically enhance the overall design of your website.
The internet has no shortage of free web fonts. But you have to spend a lot of time to find out the ones that could fit in your project. And obviously, there are lots of crappy ones too. It will take a lot of time if you want to go through the available options on your own. Therefore, we thought why not we make a list of some of the finest free web fonts that are available right now? And we did exactly that. In today’s post, we have collected 30+ awesome web fonts that you can use in your designs.
Based on the neutrality concept, Campton is a geometric sans serif font. The font could be used in graphic illustrations, corporate designs or interactive designs.
Among the few fonts that were first featured by Google in its web fonts, Oswald was a notable one. A recent update has provided this popular font with more weights and a better kerning.
The creators of Rosario have described the font as a semi-serif typeface. The smooth endings and the light contrast of the font will add an additional attraction to your design.
4. Roboto Slab
Designer Christian Robertson has created a whole bunch of fonts under the Roboto family, and Roboto Slab is a popular member of that family. The font could be used both in the titles and in the description.
Designed by Adrien Coquet from France, Farray is an interesting font. If you are looking for a font to impress your audience, you can definitely consider this font.
This sci-fi inspired font family is provided with perfect geometric designs and 100 different caps. It could be used in product promotions or any other technology related designs.
The very personalized look of Stalemate has made an excellent choice for using as display a font. The font was originally designed by Jim Lyles.
8. Crimson Text
If your project requires a balanced serif font with a solid impact, you can safely consider Crimson Text. Being heavily inspired by fonts like Garamond, this font comes with attractive uppercase forms.
Though this font was originally designed in 1903, it has been renovated recently. Commissioned by WND.com, the font features some extra glyphs now.
Taking inspiration from the Roman soldiers, designer Veronica di Biasio has created the ANEA font. It comes with alphabets, numbers and gliphs.
This wide, industrial font comes with optical compensation and precise curves. The font was especially created for logos, indicators, product or brand names, titles, labels, headlines etc.
12. Gravitas One
Based on the UK fat face font, Gravitas One is created by Riccardo De Fransceschi. This font could be used in headings, tabs or in any titles.
Inspired by the Roman alphabets, designer Daniel Johnson has created Jura. The font is available in multiple weights including light, book, medium etc.
14. Fjord One
Being designed for printed books, Fjord is perfect for using in long paragraphs. The low contrast, sturdy construction and long ascenders and descenders has made this serif typeface a very attractive choice.
This wide, square font is perfect for using in designs related to the electronics, automotive, military, sports industries. The font family includes fractions, math symbols and monetary symbols too.
This font was originally designed for Wayuunaiki, an indigenous language. However, with its high x-height and short ascenders, Poly could be an excellent choice for using in small sized text.
17. Gentium Basic
Including Latin, Greek and Cyrillic scripts, Gentium Basic was released as an open font. In its current form, the font is restricted to Latin character set only.
Following the likes of Tahoma and Meta, Signika is a clearly laid out font with special focus on signage. The sans-serif font is provided with a high x-height and low contrast.
Looking for an uncommon font to use in your all-caps headlines? Forum should be one of your choices. The elegant proportion of the font makes it look better in larger sizes.
Developed by Natanael Gama, Exo2 is a contemporary sans serif font. With italic version for each eight, this is one of the few complete free available at this moment.
Aleo is a semi-rounded companion to Lato. The sleek and strong look of the font have made it a perfect choice for increasing readability.
With a strong resemblance to the Rockwell font, Rokkitt is a geometric slab serif font. This attractive font was created by Vernon Adams.
Globar takes inspiration from the classic grotesque type fonts. Optimized kerning and attractive geometric finishes are its main attractions. This font could be easily used for headlines.
Libre Baskerville is a renovated form of the classic Baskerville typeface. Compared to the original font, the new one has less contrast, wider counter and a taller x-height.
This font comes in two variations – classic and plain. Designed by Boris Bonev, the module-based font could bring a difference in your traditional designs.
Featuring a thin line width, Simplifica is a free sans serif font. The high positioned caps-height of the font provides it with legibility.
27. Hello Sans
Hello Sans is another excellent free font which could be used as the sub-heading text or captions. The unique design of the font will let you bring a difference in your design.
Unlike other fonts of this list, Mohave is an all caps typeface. Featuring dynamic glyph and a smooth height, the font could be used as large titles or headings. The font comes in three different weights.
Inspired by the classic gas pump meters, Kraftstoff is a totally unique font. You can use the font to highlight text or to bring a change of style in your design.
30. Garnata Display
This font was inspired by Granada’s commercial signs. Featuring five different styles, the font is registered under creative commons, which means it is available for free.
With a moderate contrast level, this font could be used in both print and web designs. As the font works best in large sizes, you should keep your text size at least 25pt or so.
As this font was inspired by the Campton family, you will find the same principles like the neutrality, simplicity and the perfect geometry. Therefore, you can use Campton and Choplin as companion fonts in your design.
The SkolaSans family consists of 20 different font styles. Designed by Lasko Dzurovski, this font family comes with both English and Russian alphabets, numbers and special characters.