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The New Bold: Thin

December 15, 2012

Dog Ear Consultants

ThinTypefacesWe love thin typefaces, especially when it comes to big headline fonts. Skinny san serifs or slab serifs grab attention in such powerfully understated ways. Chunky extra bold fonts tend to go all Cookie Monster on your readers: OMG CHECK OUT THIS STOOORRRYY!!!!! :-O But a sophisticated lightweight type treatment will say, Hey there, bubs. How about you go fix yourself a Manhattan and settle into these next few pages…

There are dozens of websites that offer free downloads of some really snazzy lightweight  fonts. The image on the right highlights a few of our favorite freebies.  

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