Course  ·  Part 4  ·  Assignment 11


Choose a Font Combination

 Time limit: 1 hour

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In this assignment, you’ll follow up your earlier work choosing a font for the Summit cycling brand, by exploring some possible font combinations.



Develop three possible font combinations

 Set your timer: 50 minutes

The goal for this assignment is to come up with three different font pairings for the Summit cycling brand.

If you like, you can use the fonts you chose in the earlier assignment   as the starting point for each pairing. However, if you prefer, you can also choose new options for the brand font.

Either way, remember that you only have an hour for this assignment, so don’t spend too long down the font-browsing rabbit hole!


Review the example solution

Once you’ve completed your work on this assignment, take a few minutes to review the example solution below.

Example solution

For this assignment, we decided to explore pairing fonts from within the same font families and superfamilies. Here are the three combinations we chose.

Combination 1

Brand font: Space Mono
Body text font: Space Grotesk

Combination 2

Brand font: Futura Condensed Extra Black
Body text font: Futura Book

Combination 3

Brand font: Syne Extrabold (an extended weight)
Body text font: Syne Regular

In conclusion...

Congratulations! This assignment wraps up our work on typography.

Next up — colour!

Assignment version 1.0
Last updated 7 June 2021

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