I know you’ve all been waiting for this post so I’ll do my best not to disappoint. Are you ready? This week we’re talking about fonts! (Please stop the screaming, I know it’s thrilling).
Serif fonts are widely used for long textual readings because they happen to be more legible to the human eye. Whereas sans serif fonts are generally used for bolded titles and subheadings. Novels the length of Tolstoy’s Russian epic War & Peace and J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series would be hell to read in sans-serif, or so they say* (it’s science, get over it).
Even though a serif font may have been the safest option for this blog I’ve always tried to live life to the fullest. After all, in the end we only regret the chances we didn’t take. YOLO.
I enjoy Helvetica Light Neue font because of it’s aesthetic and sophisticated style which is why I have chosen it as the main typeface for this blog. It is casual yet sophisticated at exactly the same time. Similarly, my blog headings are a bolded version of Helvetica.
*If anyone’s wondering serif fonts have small lines attached to the end of each letter. Popular examples include Times New Roman and Century:
San-serif fonts do not have the same small projecting features. Examples include Helvetica (of course) and Frutiger: