Google Fonts, a hangout for typography geeks

 

Google Fonts that was first launched in 2010 has been an invaluable resources for designers that offers a collection of different open-source fonts that was engineered to work quickly and efficiently across different websites. It was originally released with 14 open-source fonts supporting Latin scripts. Now, Google Fonts has more than 800 fonts and was redesign that will make it easy for a designer to find the right typeface for their project.

Today, Google Fonts follow the principle of Material Design and now has a brand new layout and logo. The new layout has a dynamic grid that resizes as you adjust your preferences and has a compare option. It has a handy sidebar that lets you filter the library of fonts by category like Serif and Monospace, you can also filter it using languages and also sort by trending or alphabetical. It also has a parameters wherein you can set the thickness, slant and width of a font.Each open-source fonts available contains bio information about the typography, the designers and the statistics of usage.

Google fonts allow you to download the fonts or give you a code snippets to embed directly on your own site. You can visit the site here: Google Fonts

The grid system of Google Fonts

The grid system of Google Fonts

Google Fonts Sidebar

Google Fonts Sidebar

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Google Fonts Logo Transformation

Google Fonts Logo Transformation