Google Fonts – launched in 2010, being an open source, it allows to have a hassle free execution of fonts on web pages. Its interface and download system is without any doubt – easy and straightforward. However one needs to be careful about the combination of fonts as every pair would not be the right choice.
The Google Fonts directory is intended to enable font discovery and exploration. The Google library has 915 fonts and is maintained through Google Font’s GitHub repository.
Here is the list of best 10 Google fonts that will serve as a valuable resource as they would be legible on any device be it smartphone, desktop or tablet and optimized for interfaces.
Noto is a font family that aims to support all languages in the world or can be called as the universal font. It has Thin, Light, Regular, Medium, Bold and Black styles. The universal character of Noto Sans makes it the right choice for reaching quickly to the international audience.
Fjalla One has been carefully adjusted to the restrictions of the screen but the best feature of this Google font is its appealing nature which grabs the headlines instantly.
If there is a long text and is broken into sub-headings, whether the headlines or sub- heads are in all caps, lowercase, small or large, again this font works wonders.
Playfair display design lends itself to the period of 18th century. Together with developments in printing technology, ink, and paper making, it became to print letterforms of high contrast.
It comes with six styles. Also this font gives a personal touch to taglines and product descriptions.
Roboto features friendly and open curves, allowing letters to be settled into their natural width. The modernity of the fonts make it worth for website content usage on several occasions especially for a tech start – up companies.
Yatra One – a Devanagari and Latin libre font inspired by the hand-painted signage of the Mumbai local railway. Its angular cuts and open knots will work great with any brand identity.
The typeface is sans-serif, uses Open Type features and is manually hinted for clarity on desktop and mobile computing screens. It has eight styles.
Alegreya Sans with a calligraphic feeling conveys a dynamic and varied rhythm. Gives friendly and natural feelings to the readers of long text.
Lato was designed in 2010 and “Lato” means “Summer” in Polish. The semi-rounded details of the letters give Lato a feeling of warmth, while the strong structure provides stability and seriousness. Lato is considered as one of the best all-purpose Google Fonts.
Oswald is a reworking of the classic style. Oswald makes an excellent choice for any headline of the web page. Moreover the font can make a unique appearance for the body content too. Helpful in highlighting the superior quality of the products.
Montserrat has been inspired by the first half of the twentieth century. Font’s best feature is that it is straightforward, yet highly versatile in nature. This font works best for both headlines and texts of the paragraph.