It’s 2017 and if your site still uses Open Sans, you might be behind the times. For some projects, trendy design isn’t super important. But if you want your brand to reflect that you’re on top of latest trends, it’s important to make sure everything from design to colors to fonts are on point. One overlooked but important way of keeping your website aesthetic on trend is by including trendy fonts. Not sure which font faces are in right now? Luckily for you, the trendiest people on the interwebs have put together some lists for you of the coolest and most stylish fonts to include in your projects. Check out the resources below to gain access to some of the coolest fonts of 2017.
1. 2017 Trendy Google Font Combinations
Great Simple Studio has put together a cool collection of trendy fonts for you to use on your website. The list is entirely compromised of free Google fonts that any developer has access to. Great Simple Studio also gives us suggestions for the trendiest fonts to use together, so you can make sure that your font combos are as trendy as possible. Because many websites use at least two fonts in their design (typically one font for headers and one for main content), this is a very useful feature of the list.
Typewolf is a site dedicated to providing its users with resources for identifying and downloading the trendiest typefaces available. Browse its extensive lists of favorite trendy fonts, including best fonts to use as body type, favorite text combos, best hipster fonts, and favorite alternative typefaces to popular and overused fonts like Helvetica. They even have a list with examples of their favorite uses of typefaces on modern websites.
1st Web Designer’s collection if Best Modern Fonts is a great place to start if you’re looking for some new trendy, modern fonts to use in your projects. The list includes links to where you can download these trendy fonts (many of them are available on popular free font sites, like DaFont). The selection of their best of list is also very varied, so you should be able to find a font suited to just about any type of project, website, or theme.