Font Management Practices *You* Should Practice

You would not believe the amount of time some designers will kill ambling through their font lists. I never want to be stuck looking for a good font for more than 2 minutes at a time, because designing the thing is the job—not perusing albums of the alphabet on my work computer.

For this reason, I love font management, in a fiddly sort of way. I believe that it has improved my efficiency when I need to make prompt font selections.

If you want some practical font management advice, read my Creative Market article for seven rules of thumb. Later on, I plan to post an expanded take on the subject here to divulge more tips.

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Joe Darnell

Joe is a UI and graphic designer with prior experience as the creative director for three media-based businesses. Joe’s passionate about web design and graphic design with about 15 years of experience in the media industry. Additionally, Joe is the host of the Top Brew and Techtonic podasts, both featured on iTunes.