10 tips for using display fonts

Careful with the diacritics
Ondrej Jb
I am always happy to see modifications done to fonts in use, but only if they're good. Here in Slovakia we use a lot of diacritic marks and not every font has them, so it's very common to see really terrible examples of 'handmade' marks, even when created by serious design agencies. Bad diacritics spoil everything.

Draw your own inspiration
Phil Kiel
Using display faces can be more like illustration than typesetting. Research and find examples of a style that inspires you. I find it easier to draw the shapes and styles that I want my header text to look like. If the font you want doesn't exist, create it yourself.

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