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Difference Between Serif and Sans-Serif Fonts

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Difference Between Serif and Sans-Serif Fonts

Serif Sans-serif

Serif fonts

Serif fonts have a stroke that extend from the tips of letters €- this Decorative stroke is called serif. They appear on letters, uppercase and lowercase, within a font family.

Serif fonts

Oldest form of type. Originally used jn newspaper and books. Primary usage : Print design and headlines on the web Mood: classic, elegant, formal ,tradjtional, established. Most well-known serif fonts: Times (New) Roman, Rockwell

Sans-serif

Sans means without, so a sans serif font does not include any extra strokes at the ends of the letters.Sans serif typefaces are known as the modern form of type

Sans-serif

Primary usage: Web design and small blocks of text. Fonts are legible and easier to read in small sizes or on screen. Mood: modern, friendly clean, minimal, bold, stylish. Most well known sans-serif fonts: Helvetica/ Arial, Roboto.

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