One of the foundation stones of building a new website is the choice of fonts. As with colour selection, I look for a double whammy: a font (or colour) that has the visual impact echoing the character of the site, and a name to match. Choosing for meaningful names also has the advantage of narrowing an otherwise bewildering choice.
For a recently launched companion site to this one, focusing on a joyous equation (love of life shared = love of life squared), I chose a spectrum of merry orange and four fonts:
Ubuntu – a sans serif typeface full of meaning and easy on the eye for longer stretches of text such as blog posts.
Merriweather – a cheerful sounding serif for quotation boxes.
Spirit of Dance – as the name suggests, a dancing script which I use for header text. Then, finding it less easy to read for longer chunks of text, I was delighted to find another script which stands out from the crowd, has a certain bold and sweeping brush stroke to it which reminds me of Chinese calligraphy, AND is easy to read for quotations, the splendid…
Wild Pen by Corradine Fonts
Source: Wild Pen and Spirit of Dance are both available for sale on creativemarket.com