Fonts that I like to use frequently
October 2022 • 177 words • 1 min read
While there are a lot of free fonts available on Google Fonts1, there are a few fonts that I think are special.
- Epilogue on Google Fonts
- Used by Soopr
2. DM Sans
If you like Circular Std (used by Spotify and Netflix), you will like DM Sans. I think it is the closest equivalent to Circular.
- DM Sans on Google Fonts
- Used by my blog and apicagent
I like Proxima Nova. While Manrope is not exactly similar to it, however, it surely gives me the same vibes.
- Manrope on Google Fonts
- Used by Humangous
Poppins is a geometric font with a typical ‘a’ - very clean and beautiful.
- Poppins on Google Fonts
- Used by APIC Blocks
(APIC Blocks also uses Cal Sans by cal.com for headings - really goes well with Poppins.
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- Lexend on Google Fonts
- Used by Chhoti Si Kahani for English text
Outfit has a typical ‘t’ and in general a playful character. Yet, it comes out to be very readable.
- Outfit on Google Fonts
- Used by APIC Ping
A few other fonts that I like:
- Mukta for Devanagari
- Hammersmith One for headings
- Space Grotesk
- Inter (very good font, however, as a result also heavily used)
Also, a special mention to Monospace fonts that I frequently use:
- Roboto Mono
- DM Mono
- Space Mono
- Courier Prime (better version of Courier and Courier New)
If you don’t want to embed fonts using Google Fonts link, they allow you to download fonts and link from your domain. One of the important reasons to serve fonts from your own domain is GDPR. ↩