Top 15 Font Combinations

Top 15 Font Combinations

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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Want to see these combinations in use? Check out the new Font Combination Tool which utilizes 170 main Google fonts with multiple matching font combinations, displayed in a neat “web-page” format.

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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!

  1. Playfair Display with Source Sans Pro
  2. Merriweather with Oswald
  3. Montserrat with Merriweather
  4. Raleway with Lato
  5. Elsie with Roboto
  6. Dancing Script with Josefin Sans
  7. Abril Fatface with Roboto
  8. Corben with Nobile
  9. Spirax with Open Sans
  10. Wendy One with Lato
  11. Baloo with Montserrat
  12. Cherry Cream Soda with Raleway
  13. Amaranth with Open Sans
  14. Palanquin with Roboto
  15. Sansita with Open Sans

  1. Playfair Display with Source Sans Pro

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Font Combination Playfair Display & Source Sans

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.

  1. Merriweather with Oswald

Font Combination Merriweather & 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. 

  1. Montserrat with Merriweather

Font Combination Montserrat & Merriweather

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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.

  1. Raleway with Lato

Font Combination Raleway and 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.

  1. Elsie with Roboto

Font Combination Elsie & 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.

  1. Dancing Script with Josefin Sans

Font Combination Dancing Script & 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.

  1. Abril Fatface with Roboto

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Font Combination - Abril Fatface and 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.

  1. Corben with Nobile

Font Combination Corben 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.

  1. Spirax with Open Sans

Font Combination Spiriax and 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.

  1. Wendy One with Lato

Font Combination Wendy and Lato

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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.

  1. Baloo with Montserrat

Baloo & Montserrat Font Combination

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.

  1. 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.

  1. Amaranth with Open Sans

Amaranth & Open Sans Font Combination

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.

  1. Palanquin with Roboto

Font Combination Palanquin & 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.

  1. Sansita with Open Sans

Font Combination Sansita 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.

650 Google Fonts Infographic

Special thanks to Bold Web Design for this post and their amazing font combination tool! 

1 thought on “Top 15 Font Combinations”

  1. Choosing a font is more than just an aesthetic choice, it can have a real effect on your site’s bounce rates and conversion rates, especially if you choose a font that’s hard for your visitors to read.

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