37 perfect font pairings for your next project

A photo depicting font pairings
(Image credit: Franny Fuller/Adobe)

The right font pairings are an essential part of successful graphic design. There are fonts that work together and fonts that clash. But how do you choose? The key, whether you're designing a website, a poster or anything else, is to find fonts that contrast, not conflict.

To provide some ideas, we've picked out some of our favourite font pairings, and also drawn up some tips for how to make your own. We'll start with some general pointers on how to choose font pairings, and then move on to provide examples with 38 of the best font pairings. If you need some specific typography inspiration, take a look at our picks of the best typewriter fonts and the best free font scripts.

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Ruth Hamilton

Ruth spent a couple of years as Deputy Editor of Creative Bloq, and has also either worked on or written for almost all of the site's former and current print titles, from Computer Arts to ImagineFX. She now spends her days reviewing mattresses and hiking boots as the Outdoors and Wellness editor at T3.com, but continues to write about design on a freelance basis in her spare time. 

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