Often as designers we are faced with the challenge of selecting fonts that work well together.
Which is why we’ve compiled this list of the top 15 Google font combinations for 2019.
These fonts are all available for free on Google Fonts.
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What fonts all work well together? We’ve taken the guess work out for you, with these tried & true font pairs.
Get inspired with these font pairings for 2019!
- Playfair Display with Source Sans Pro
- Merriweather with Oswald
- Montserrat with Merriweather
- Raleway with Lato
- Elsie with Roboto
- Dancing Script with Josefin Sans
- Abril Fatface with Roboto
- Corben with Nobile
- Spirax with Open Sans
- Wendy One with Lato
- Baloo with Montserrat
- Cherry Cream Soda with Raleway
- Amaranth with Open Sans
- Palanquin with Roboto
- Sansita with Open Sans
Playfair Display with Source Sans Pro
Playfair Display was designed by Claus Eggers Sorense, and is a Traditional Style font. We believe that it works very well with Source Sans Pro, a simpler font style. People are going back to the more traditional styles of fonts, because they look elegant and give a feeling of excellence.
Merriweather with Oswald
This font is very easy to read, and can be altered easily for width and height. With the use of its serifs and legible text, it’s sure to be a top font for the new year. Complemented with Oswald, a Sans Serif font.
Montserrat with Merriweather
Designed by Julieta Ulanovsky, Montserrat is a modern, streamlined and legible font, because it’s a Sans Serif it’s good to pair with a serif font like Merriweather.
Raleway with Lato
A simple yet stylish sans-serif font, Raleway can be used for many different design styles, making it a versatile font to select. We have chosen to pair it with Lato, which is also a sans-serif font, however, by using it as smaller and thinner text it compliments the header text perfectly.
Elsie with Roboto
This is a beautiful font, it was created to celebrate the world of women and with it’s flowing edges and serifs it is very elegant. It’s such a detailed font it needs to be paired with something very simple. This is why a font such as Roboto is perfect, it doesn’t detract away from the style of the header font.
Dancing Script with Josefin Sans
Just as the name suggests, this script font is flowing and creative. Most script fonts really need a to be paired with a simple font, so they don’t overrun the seed font.
Abril Fatface with Roboto
A very unique and interesting font style, with its Didone style serifs and bold lettering, Abril FatFace really grabs your attention. When pairing it, you must have something subtle and clean like Roboto, which is a sans serif style font.
Corben with Nobile
A modern and stylish font, with many curves, Corben is a bold stand out from the crowd, reminiscent of Cooper Black. Due to it’s heavy font weight, it must be paired with a simple font, such as Nobile.
Spirax with Open Sans
A unique font that gives the sense of whimsical mystery and storytelling. Designed by Branda Gallo, it works beautifully well with a simple san serif font, like Open Sans.
Wendy One with Lato
A bold, quirky, eye catching font, designed by Alejandro Inler. It is modern in appearance and needs to be paired with a slim font, like Lato.
Baloo with Montserrat
Designed by Ek Type, Baloo is a bubbly, rounded font, and works well with a simple font like Montserrat, due to it’s lighter weight.
Cherry Cream Soda with Raleway
A creative font, designed by Font Diner, it inspires memories of the 1950’s soda craze. It’s a unique style, that must be paired with a simple font like Raleway, with it’s clear straight lines.
Amaranth with Open Sans
This font creates interest, because it’s not just a simple straight font. It has slight curves that make the lettering eye-catching. It could be used for many different applications in design, and should be paired with a sans serif font, like Open Sans.
Palanquin with Roboto
A very versatile font, it can be used with many different weights and heights, and still looks amazing. Designed by Pria Ravichandran, it can be paired with something similar, like Roboto.
Sansita with Open Sans
A wavy, stylish font, created by Omnibus-Type, with a variety of sizing options available. It is easily paired with a sans serif font, like Open Sans.
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Google Font Combinations
Here is a handy infographic that will help you mix typefaces.
Special thanks to Bold Web Design for this post and their amazing font combination tool!