Discover The Most Popular Fonts Used in Graphic Design in 2022
Did you know there are over 550,000 fonts available from one of the internets leading font distributors?
When creatives have that much choice, it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. In fact, with the variety of options on offer and the ever-changing design landscape, it can be tricky to keep up with the latest trends.
Let the Strohacker Design School do the hard work for you and discover 2022’s top 5 most popular fonts.
What Is A Font?
Let’s start with the basics, shall we? A font is a particular size, weight and style of a typeface. A typeface consists of a range of such fonts that shared an overall design.
Fonts are important as they help self the brand identity of your business and ensure a coherent and accurate presentation across your marketing assets.
It is crucial when building a brand identity there is cohesion across your designs – your web design must fit within the same style as your packaging, your social media graphics must match your television advertising etc.
The font and type you select is a crucial part of this process and to change a font would be to edit your brand identity. That’s why it’s important you know your type.
Popular Fonts in 2022
Anton acts as the ultimate re-imaginaing of traditional digital advertising san-serfif fonts. For comparison, the letterforms have been subtly digitised and reshaped to allow for a clear and visible type.
It’s reassuring to say that Helvetica is still one of the most prevalent fonts used in 2022. In fact, the document I am typing on is using Helvetica! Known for subtle signage and general business forms, Helvetica provides the end-user with an effortless reading experience.
Sharp, sleek and modern, Futura finds itself present across a number on rebranded websites thanks to it’s excellent readability. Futura also works especially well in different colours. It’s also good to know that Futura is available in seven weights with matching italics!
Visby Round is an honest, open, and inclusive font, which reflects a popular shift towards fuss-free branding in 2022. As a Rounded Sans Serifs font, Visby Round works effectively for childhood based brands or those looking to promote easy-reading content.
Inspired by iconic European cafes, the Rustic Serif font Minyi works effectively in bringing a dynamic character to traditional print designs such as posters and book covers. Formal yet informal, Minyi adds a personal, handwritten quality whilst retaining the ability to imprint on a design effectively.
How Do I Download Fonts?
If you want to source fonts effectively, the Strohacker Design School can recommend Adobe Fonts in conjunction with the Adobe Creative Cloud. With thousands of fonts included for free with your Creative Cloud subscription, you’ll be able to discover all of 2022’s most popular fonts.
Already been inspired by another brand? You can use Adobe Sensei Match fonts in images without the hassle of checking independently. Isn’t that cool!?
If your looking to save on your Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, the Strohacker Design School can help as well! With enrollment on any of our Adobe Approved graphic design courses, students can receive up to 60% off an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription.