Font Pairings & Combinations

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Are you team serif or sans-serif? In this blog, we’ll explain the differences between each one, the history behind some of the most popular fonts and when to use one over the other. Find out all of this in The Template Emporium blog.
What are Sans-serif Fonts?
Are you team serif or sans-serif? In this blog, we’ll explain the differences between each one, the history behind some of the most popular fonts and when to use one over the other. Find out all of this in The Template Emporium blog.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Curious about the world of typography? Start here!
Let’s talk about the power of typography. Fonts play a major role in communicating your design intent. Did you know that there are four common font styles that can transform your work? From the classic elegance of regular to the impactful statement of bold, the dramatic weight of black, and the stylish emphasis of italics - these styles have got you covered. 🎥 Watch the reel to discover when to use one over the other.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Curious about the world of typography? Start here!
Let’s talk about the power of typography. Fonts play a major role in communicating your design intent. Did you know that there are four common font styles that can transform your work? From the classic elegance of regular to the impactful statement of bold, the dramatic weight of black, and the stylish emphasis of italics - these styles have got you covered. 🎥 Watch the reel to discover when to use one over the other.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Our 5 favourite Google fonts that work well together.
Ever wondered how to create a beautiful and harmonious design with just fonts? Type matters, and we are here to prove it! We’re breaking down our 5 favourite Google font pairings that merge style with readability. 1️⃣ Prata Regular + Open Sans Bold 2️⃣ Reey + Raleway Light 3️⃣ Abril Fatface + Homemade apple pie 4️⃣ Poppins SemiBold + Courier New 5️⃣ Playfair Display Black + Montserrat Bold 🎥 Watch the reel to see the font pairs in action.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Mastering Typefaces the easy way.
We’ve discussed typefaces before, and in this overview, we’re showing you how to quickly and easily distinguish between the different categories of: 1️⃣ Serifs 2️⃣ Sans-serifs 3️⃣ Slab-serifs 4️⃣ Script 5️⃣ Monospaced 6️⃣ Display 7️⃣ Handwritten In this short overview, you’ll learn the ins and outs of each category. 🎥 Check out the reel to see how these seemingly simple design decisions can dramatically impact the overall aesthetic of your projects.
The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Mastering Typefaces the easy way.
We’ve discussed typefaces before, and in this overview, we’re showing you how to quickly and easily distinguish between the different categories of: 1️⃣ Serifs 2️⃣ Sans-serifs 3️⃣ Slab-serifs 4️⃣ Script 5️⃣ Monospaced 6️⃣ Display 7️⃣ Handwritten In this short overview, you’ll learn the ins and outs of each category. 🎥 Check out the reel to see how these seemingly simple design decisions can dramatically impact the overall aesthetic of your projects.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
If you've ever puzzled over the difference between typeface and font, you're not alone. Many people find it challenging to distinguish between these two essential elements of design. Fear not! In this captivating blog post, we will unravel the mystery behind typeface and font, providing you with the clarity and insight you've been seeking. Get ready to have your perception transformed! Timeless Font, A Simple Plan, Site Style, Typography Book, Typeface Font, Brand Fonts, Brush Script
Unravelling the Typeface and Font Puzzle: What's the Big Difference?
If you've ever puzzled over the difference between typeface and font, you're not alone. Many people find it challenging to distinguish between these two essential elements of design. Fear not! In this captivating blog post, we will unravel the mystery behind typeface and font, providing you with the clarity and insight you've been seeking. Get ready to have your perception transformed!
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Are you tired of using the same old typefaces in your designs? It's time to break free from the ordinary and explore the world of display typefaces. In this blog, we'll share ways to use display typefaces that will make your designs truly stand out. Discover when (and when you shouldn’t) use Display Typefaces. Plus, we share a few of our favourites to help you add personality to your work and wow your audience with your newfound design skills. Check out the blog for more. Learning Graphic Design, Graphic Design Tips, How To Introduce Yourself, Create Yourself, Old English Font, Font Pairings, Decorative Font
Display Typefaces: The secret ingredient for eye-catching visuals that captivate your audience.
Are you tired of using the same old typefaces in your designs? It's time to break free from the ordinary and explore the world of display typefaces. In this blog, we'll share ways to use display typefaces that will make your designs truly stand out. Discover when (and when you shouldn’t) use Display Typefaces. Plus, we share a few of our favourites to help you add personality to your work and wow your audience with your newfound design skills. Check out the blog for more.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Ever wondered about those odd design elements that pop up in print or digital media? Those are likely ‘type terms’ - a mystery to many, but a daily practice for graphic designers. Here, we’re unveiling those hidden gems that you’ve seen, admired, but possibly never knew their names. Check out The Template Emporium blog for all the details. Graphic Designers, Logo Design, Check It Out, How To Find Out, Manuscript Writing, Script Typeface
Type Terms you have likely seen (but never knew what they were called).
Ever wondered about those odd design elements that pop up in print or digital media? Those are likely ‘type terms’ - a mystery to many, but a daily practice for graphic designers. Here, we’re unveiling those hidden gems that you’ve seen, admired, but possibly never knew their names. Check out The Template Emporium blog for all the details.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Discover the captivating world of serif typefaces as we explore the rich history, distinctive features, and practical applications of Old Style, Modern, Transitional, and Slab fonts. From timeless elegance to modern sophistication, this Template Emporium blog post delves deep into the realm of serif typefaces, offering valuable insights and inspiration for designers and typography enthusiasts alike. Calligraphy Nibs
Unleashing the Power of Serif Typefaces: A Journey through Old Style, Modern, Transitional, and Slab
Discover the captivating world of serif typefaces as we explore the rich history, distinctive features, and practical applications of Old Style, Modern, Transitional, and Slab fonts. From timeless elegance to modern sophistication, this Template Emporium blog post delves deep into the realm of serif typefaces, offering valuable insights and inspiration for designers and typography enthusiasts alike.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Are you tired of the confusion surrounding typeface and font? Look no further! In this comprehensive blog post, we will guide you through the alphabet of typography to clarify the difference between typeface and font once and for all. Prepare to be amazed as we break down the complexities into simple, digestible concepts. Say goodbye to uncertainty and hello to typographic clarity! Branding Your Business, Business Design, Creative Business, Typeface Vs Font
From A to Z: Typeface vs Font - All You Need to Know
Are you tired of the confusion surrounding typeface and font? Look no further! In this comprehensive blog post, we will guide you through the alphabet of typography to clarify the difference between typeface and font once and for all. Prepare to be amazed as we break down the complexities into simple, digestible concepts. Say goodbye to uncertainty and hello to typographic clarity!
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Unlock the hidden potential of serif fonts and witness the transformative impact they can have on your website's visual appeal and content engagement. Discover the timeless elegance and readability advantages of serif fonts, and learn how to effectively incorporate them into your design arsenal. Naming Your Business, Branding Design Logo
Unleashing the Power of Serif Fonts: An Untapped Design Secret
Unlock the hidden potential of serif fonts and witness the transformative impact they can have on your website's visual appeal and content engagement. Discover the timeless elegance and readability advantages of serif fonts, and learn how to effectively incorporate them into your design arsenal.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Discover the fascinating world of type terms and learn how to decipher the hidden messages in typography. From Letter Storeys to Ligatures, to Blackletter Typefaces. This blog will provide you with a comprehensive guide to understanding and using the terminology of typography like a pro. Check out The Template Emporium blog for a fun and enlightening journey into the world of typography! Hidden Messages, Types Of Lettering, Web Layout
Type Terms you have likely seen (but never knew what they were called).
Discover the fascinating world of type terms and learn how to decipher the hidden messages in typography. From Letter Storeys to Ligatures, to Blackletter Typefaces. This blog will provide you with a comprehensive guide to understanding and using the terminology of typography like a pro. Check out The Template Emporium blog for a fun and enlightening journey into the world of typography!
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Confused about the differences between typeface and font? You're not alone! In this enlightening blog post, we will demystify the enigma surrounding these two terms. Get ready to gain a deeper understanding of typography as we explore the nuances and significance of typeface and font. By the end of this article, you'll be equipped with the knowledge to confidently differentiate between the two.
Typeface vs Font: Decoding the Enigma
Confused about the differences between typeface and font? You're not alone! In this enlightening blog post, we will demystify the enigma surrounding these two terms. Get ready to gain a deeper understanding of typography as we explore the nuances and significance of typeface and font. By the end of this article, you'll be equipped with the knowledge to confidently differentiate between the two.
The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Dive into the ongoing debate over serif and sans-serif fonts, and find out which side reigns supreme in terms of readability, aesthetics, and overall user experience. Explore the pros and cons of each font style and determine which one aligns best with your website or branding strategy. Check out The Template Emporium blog now.
The Font Style Battle: Serifs vs. Sans-Serifs
Dive into the ongoing debate over serif and sans-serif fonts, and find out which side reigns supreme in terms of readability, aesthetics, and overall user experience. Explore the pros and cons of each font style and determine which one aligns best with your website or branding strategy. Check out The Template Emporium blog now.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Have you ever wondered what sets typeface and font apart? Many people use these terms interchangeably, but there is actually a distinct difference between the two. In this blog post, we will delve into the world of typography to uncover the true meaning of typeface and font. Get ready to have your mind blown as we unravel the mystery and reveal the secrets behind these essential elements of design.
Unlocking the Mystery: The Real Difference Between Typeface and Font
Have you ever wondered what sets typeface and font apart? Many people use these terms interchangeably, but there is actually a distinct difference between the two. In this blog post, we will delve into the world of typography to uncover the true meaning of typeface and font. Get ready to have your mind blown as we unravel the mystery and reveal the secrets behind these essential elements of design.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Discover the surprising ways in which choosing a serif or sans-serif font can affect how your readers perceive and engage with your content. Uncover where these fonts began, and learn which font style is best suited for your specific audience and message. Check out The Template Emporium blog for all the answers.
Serifs or sans-serifs: Which font style do you prefer?
Discover the surprising ways in which choosing a serif or sans-serif font can affect how your readers perceive and engage with your content. Uncover where these fonts began, and learn which font style is best suited for your specific audience and message. Check out The Template Emporium blog for all the answers.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Think typeface and font are just two different names for the same thing? Think again! In this thought-provoking blog post, we delve into the intricacies of typography to uncover the true disparities between typeface and font. Prepare to have your assumptions shattered as we explore the historical and technical aspects that set them apart. Get ready for a mind-bending journey through the world of typography!
Typeface & Font: Are They Really the Same? Think Again!
Think typeface and font are just two different names for the same thing? Think again! In this thought-provoking blog post, we delve into the intricacies of typography to uncover the true disparities between typeface and font. Prepare to have your assumptions shattered as we explore the historical and technical aspects that set them apart. Get ready for a mind-bending journey through the world of typography!
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
We love sharing quick wins that you can implement into your creative business. And this handy font finder will quickly become your favourite tip! Check out our Template Emporium blog now for all the answers. Font Finder, Image Font, Font Combinations, Tips Online
A Quick Win to discovering your favourite font on a Website
We love sharing quick wins that you can implement into your creative business. And this handy font finder will quickly become your favourite tip! Check out our Template Emporium blog now for all the answers.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
There are many ways to discover what font is what on a website, but if you want the simplest method, this blog post is for you. In our Template Emporium blog, we’ll take you through all the steps to making Chrome’s Fonts Ninja work for you. Simple Website Design, Website Design Inspiration, Latest Fonts, Chrome Web
A step-by-step guide to using the latest Font Finder
There are many ways to discover what font is what on a website, but if you want the simplest method, this blog post is for you. In our Template Emporium blog, we’ll take you through all the steps to making Chrome’s Fonts Ninja work for you.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Fonts Ninja is one of the most powerful and advanced Font Finder we’ve come across when you’re trying to discover what font is on a website. Check out our blog for all the steps on how to use it. Tell Me Now, Instagram Widget
How to use Chrome’s latest Font Finder
Fonts Ninja is one of the most powerful and advanced Font Finder we’ve come across when you’re trying to discover what font is on a website. Check out our blog for all the steps on how to use it.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Whenever we’ve needed to discover a font on a website, we’ve always turned to the WhatFont Chrome extension. But recently, we discovered an even more powerful and advanced version called Fonts Ninja. Discover what it is and how to use it in our Template Emporium blog. Tom Hi, Website Fonts, Chrome Extension
What Website Font is that?
Whenever we’ve needed to discover a font on a website, we’ve always turned to the WhatFont Chrome extension. But recently, we discovered an even more powerful and advanced version called Fonts Ninja. Discover what it is and how to use it in our Template Emporium blog.
Could this be your new favourite Font Finder?
You’ve found a font on a web page that you really like. But now you have no idea how to discover what that font is. What we’re about to show you could quickly become your new favourite Font Finder.
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
Drop shadow can give depth to a heading, but too much makes it look gimmicky and unreadable. That’s the last thing we want your website to look like! Instead, check out our Template Emporium blog for alternate design ideas. Design Ideas, Drop Shadow
Type Crimes & Why adding too much Drop Shadow to your website might not be your best design decision
Drop shadow can give depth to a heading, but too much makes it look gimmicky and unreadable. That’s the last thing we want your website to look like! Instead, check out our Template Emporium blog for alternate design ideas.
You've found a font on a web page that you really like. But now you have no idea how to discover what that font is. What we're about to show you in this blog could quickly become your new favourite Font Finder. Check out The Template Emporium blog now for all the answers. Business Branding Inspiration, Surface Pattern Design Inspiration
Your new favourite Font Finder
You've found a font on a web page that you really like. But now you have no idea how to discover what that font is. What we're about to show you in this blog could quickly become your new favourite Font Finder. Check out The Template Emporium blog now for all the answers.
We’re back with our Type Tip Series, and this time we’re covering Uppercase and Lowercase (plus a Bonus “Case” you may have never heard of). We’ll share all our insider tips on the right (and wrong) ways to use them. Are you ready to feel like a Type Pro? Check out The Template Emporium blog now.
Type Tip Series - Uppercase to Lowercase
We’re back with our Type Tip Series, and this time we’re covering Uppercase and Lowercase (plus a Bonus “Case” you may have never heard of). We’ll share all our insider tips on the right (and wrong) ways to use them. Are you ready to feel like a Type Pro? Check out The Template Emporium blog now.
When it comes to fonts, a lot of creatives can get stuck. There are four font styles that you need to include on your Website to help create a clear hierarchy making it easier for your customers to understand how you can help them. Are you using them? Check out The Template Emporium blog to find out.
Are you using Font Styles on your Website?
When it comes to fonts, a lot of creatives can get stuck. There are four font styles that you need to include on your Website to help create a clear hierarchy making it easier for your customers to understand how you can help them. Are you using them? Check out The Template Emporium blog to find out.
Stretching and Compressing Type on your website is one of the three type crimes we look at in this Template Emporium blog. We explain why it’s a Type Crime and our alternate solution to get your website looking professional again.
Stretching & Compressing Type (& why you should avoid doing it all costs!)
Stretching and Compressing Type on your website is one of the three type crimes we look at in this Template Emporium blog. We explain why it’s a Type Crime and our alternate solution to get your website looking professional again.
In part 1 of your Type Tips Series we’ll cover Type weights, widths and slopes. Discover what they are, how they are different and why they are so important to look for when picking a brand font. Visit The Template Emporium now to find out.
Type Tips Series - Part 1
In part 1 of your Type Tips Series we’ll cover Type weights, widths and slopes. Discover what they are, how they are different and why they are so important to look for when picking a brand font. Visit The Template Emporium now to find out.
Want to go from a beginner to a pro typeface user? That's how you'll feel after reading this Template Emporium blog. Discover all six categories, the best time to use them and examples that will make your business look as professional as you feel. Check out the blog now. Business Look
Typeface Insider Secrets to ensure you get it right every time!
Want to go from a beginner to a pro typeface user? That's how you'll feel after reading this Template Emporium blog. Discover all six categories, the best time to use them and examples that will make your business look as professional as you feel. Check out the blog now.
Are you confused by all the different Type terms? Then, this Type Tip Series is for you. Finally, understand the difference between Uppercase, Lowercase and Title cases. Plus, discover insider tips on using each of them individually and together. Get ready to feel like a Type Tip Pro! Visit The Template Emporium blog now for all the answers.
What’s Lowercase Mean?
Are you confused by all the different Type terms? Then, this Type Tip Series is for you. Finally, understand the difference between Uppercase, Lowercase and Title cases. Plus, discover insider tips on using each of them individually and together. Get ready to feel like a Type Tip Pro! Visit The Template Emporium blog now for all the answers.
Using too many different typefaces at one time, either in a heading, sub-heading or body copy, will look messy, unprofessional and confusing. Don’t worry. We have a solution, and in this blog, we share this plus other “Type Crimes” you may not even be aware you are committing. Check out The Template Emporium blog now for all the answers. Emporium, Surface Pattern Design
Are you using too many typefaces on your website?
Using too many different typefaces at one time, either in a heading, sub-heading or body copy, will look messy, unprofessional and confusing. Don’t worry. We have a solution, and in this blog, we share this plus other “Type Crimes” you may not even be aware you are committing. Check out The Template Emporium blog now for all the answers.
In this Template Emporium blog, we pull back the curtain to help you understand how Font Styles work and why they’re such an important part of our Branding. Want to know how? Check out the blog now.
What do Regular, Bold, Black & Italic all have in common?
In this Template Emporium blog, we pull back the curtain to help you understand how Font Styles work and why they’re such an important part of our Branding. Want to know how? Check out the blog now.
There are 3 type features you need to look out for before you pick your next font. These features will give you variety and balance creating the perfect brand font - check out The Template Emporium blog now to find out what they are.
Type Feature Tips - to picking the perfect brand font.
There are 3 type features you need to look out for before you pick your next font. These features will give you variety and balance creating the perfect brand font - check out The Template Emporium blog now to find out what they are.
If you want your website to look and feel professional and become a magnet to attracting your ideal client, then there are three Type Crimes you should never commit. And if you have, don't worry. We have an easy solution to every crime. Get ready Type Court is in session! Check out the Template Emporium blog now. Web Design Tips, Portfolio Design, Ideal Client
Type Crimes on your Website (are you committing any of these?)
If you want your website to look and feel professional and become a magnet to attracting your ideal client, then there are three Type Crimes you should never commit. And if you have, don't worry. We have an easy solution to every crime. Get ready Type Court is in session! Check out the Template Emporium blog now.
Here's the easiest way to identify fonts on web pages
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The Template Emporium | Showit Website Templates for Creatives
It’s a Letter Case Showdown! As we dive into everything regarding Lowercase & Uppercase. We share insider tips on how to use them individually & together, plus we uncover the origin of why we refer to them as Lowercase and Uppercase. Discover all of this and more in The Template Emporium blog.
Lowercase VS Uppercase
It’s a Letter Case Showdown! As we dive into everything regarding Lowercase & Uppercase. We share insider tips on how to use them individually & together, plus we uncover the origin of why we refer to them as Lowercase and Uppercase. Discover all of this and more in The Template Emporium blog.
A Font Family consists of more than one variety of that font, giving you choices & options plus allowing you to create a hierarchy of importance by using the different body weights, styles and slopes available. Does your Brand Font do all that? Check out The Template Emporium blog now to discover how.
Is your Brand Font part of a Font Family?
A Font Family consists of more than one variety of that font, giving you choices & options plus allowing you to create a hierarchy of importance by using the different body weights, styles and slopes available. Does your Brand Font do all that? Check out The Template Emporium blog now to discover how.
Before you decide on your next brand font, to give you the most balance and variety always look for one that different weights, widths and slopes. In our Template Emporium blog we cover all of this and more! Check it out now.
Type Weights, Widths & Slopes - What’s the difference?
Before you decide on your next brand font, to give you the most balance and variety always look for one that different weights, widths and slopes. In our Template Emporium blog we cover all of this and more! Check it out now.
If you’ve heard of Serif and Sans-Serif typefaces but never fully understood what they were and when to (and not to) use them, this blog is for you. Join us at The Template Emporium blog as we answer all your burning questions. Handwritten Fonts
Serif Vs Sans-Serif Typefaces (everything you need to know!)
If you’ve heard of Serif and Sans-Serif typefaces but never fully understood what they were and when to (and not to) use them, this blog is for you. Join us at The Template Emporium blog as we answer all your burning questions.