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10 Hipster Google Font Pairings

Today we will be looking at 10 hipster font pairings that you can use on your next web or print project. Scroll down to see our top 10 pairings.

A few months ago we wrote about 45 Free Hipster Typefaces by Google Fonts. It’s been a really popular article and we wanted to do a follow up on pairing these fonts.

What is font pairing?

Font pairing is the use of two or more different fonts together to create a type system.

As a designer using more than one font allows you to create contrast and increase the visual impact of your design.

A tried and true combination is combining a Sans Serif with a Serif. In this pairing, we often see the sans serif as the header and the serif as the typeface.

Originally designers shied away from using serifs as body copy as they were hard to read on low-resolution screens. Today we have many web safe serifts and higher quality screens so don’t be afraid to use a serif online.

Free Google Fonts

If you haven’t used Google’s web fonts before you should check out Design Shacks Guide to Google Fonts.

All the fonts are free to use on your web or print projects. For clients with a low budget, these are great type options.

If you are trying to pair Google Fonts we suggest using fontpair.co to get started. It gives you suggestions that you can sort. We used FontPair and our hipster font list to create the following selections:

1.  Roboto Slab and Roboto

 

Roboto & Roboto Slab Pairing Free Font Option

 

2. Quicksand and EB Garamond

 

Quicksand and EB Garamond Pairing

 

3. Nixie One and Ledger

 

Nixie One and Ledger

 

4. Lobster and Cabin

 

Lobster and Cabin Typefaces Together

 

5. Rancho and Gudea

 

Rancho and Gudea Fonts Hipster Pairing

 

6. Playfair Display and AlicePlayfair Display and Alice Type Free

 

7. Quando and Judson

 

Quando and Judson Type

8. Raleway and Cabin

 

Raleway and Cabin Type Google

 

9. Pacifico and Arimo

 

Pacifico and Arimo Typefaces Together

 

10. Roboto Slab  Open Sans

 

roboto open sans hipster font pairing

 

More Typefaces and Pairings

If you are looking for more pairings for Google Fonts take a look at all the searchable options on FontPair.

If you are looking for more hipster type options on myfonts.

Let us know in the comments if we missed any of your favorite pairings!

Written by CrazyLeaf Editorial

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