Great Free Font Combinations

design_tips_fontsFont aka typography in graphic design, is just as important as the use of colors and images when creating a visually appealing design. From a professional design perspective, the most critical requirement when choosing a font is legibility. Choose the right font size, apply correct spacing, and make smart color choices. Also, the general rule is to limit the amount of fonts you are using on a project to 3 or 4. If it is a small project, such as a business card, I’d keep that number down to 2. However, if it is for a website or large project it is customary to use up to 4 different types. is an amazing website that offers free font downloads! There are hundreds available and the site conveniently puts together similar font types and lists them under categories such as Handwritten, Holidays, Retro, etc.

Below are some of my favorite combinations from free fonts available online:

fontsJenna Sue Regular
Janda Cheerful
Lane Narrow
Jack Story
English Essay
Cafe & Brewery

Do you have any combo recommendations? Please share! Happy designing!



  1. Karen Rees

    January 20, 2015 at 4:09 pm

    Hey Jamie – great post, I love DaFont and use it quite a bit for blog pics. My fav font is ‘A Day Without Sun’ at the moment šŸ™‚ Karen x

    1. Jamie Wiley

      January 21, 2015 at 9:20 am

      Hi Karen, thanks for reading! I just downloaded ‘a day without sun’ after reading your recommendation.

      1. Karen Rees

        January 21, 2015 at 10:40 am

        You’re so welcome!! Glad you like it – there’s also another one called MoonFlower that’s similar but also really pretty too!! I’ve all yours in my notebook ready to download! I blooming love fonts!!! lol x

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