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sixtrot
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Hi TF members,

I’m starting to work on new theme and here is the font option that I’m considering for the new design

Bree Serif + Droid Serif http://www.google.com/webfonts/specimen/Bree+Serif

Previous my theme got rejected and I asked the wonderful TF for review and they told me typography is major issue asides from white space usage. So I decided to get feedback from you people on every step so that I can fine tune the design.

Now, please tell me if the font option is okay enough?

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tommusrhodus
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There is no right or wrong font, correct font choices & weighting depend on the design they take a part of. Not useful, but true :)

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rvision_
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Any two serif fonts will hardly ever work well together. There are exceptions, off course.

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pezflash
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^ That’s not true. But i guess always talking about design we need to work always with opinions and points of view. ;)

@sixtrot – Check this useful site http://www.typetester.org/ not all Google fonts there, but maybe it can help you. Also, read this page, http://www.thinkingwithtype.com/contents/letter/ go to Mixing typefaces chapter. The whole page is interesting and instructive.

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egemenerd
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Font choise is not the only important thing on typography. There are too many things which are important like line height, font color, font size, hierarchy etc.

http://webdesign.about.com/od/fonts/tp/web-typography-mistakes.htm
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sixtrot
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Well, until someone comes out of a room to see what others has to offer you, you can never fine tune yourself.

Was doing that mistake for all these days.

Thanks for your reply guys :)

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rvision_
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^ That’s not true. But i guess always talking about design we need to work always with opinions and points of view. ;)

Damn, you’re right, somehow I swapped serifs for sans-serifs in my mind :\

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designova
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Same old lessons, but useful:

Use Sans-serif (only, strictly) for inner text. And Serif (or Bold sans-serif) for Headings (subjective to the category of theme). But never go with only serif fonts throughout your design (don’t be weird). All the best, cheers :)

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