6 tips for choosing pairs of fonts

When matching pairs of fonts there are no firm rules. There will always be new combinations that turn out to look great. For many however, it's helpful to stick to some basic guidelines in order to ensure a great looking typographic design.

You will, of course, need some fonts to experiment on and play with. We've got a selection of free fonts, including handwriting fonts and graffiti fonts, and a guide to choosing web fonts to help you get started.

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Hayden Mills is the creator of Font Pair, a service that helps designers pair Google Fonts together. He also helps run a digital agency in Bloomington, Indiana called Mills Digital.