“F is for Fonts” – So many to choose from, how will you ever decide?

atozpostcards_ffrontNow, we’ve been in the yearbook business for a long time. As far as we can tell, you cannot win an award for having the most fonts used in your yearbook. Ā Nothing disruptes the execution of a theme as much as trying to include every font known to man, including the kitchen sink. (Click the link to download “kitchen” font!)


  • Serif fonts (those with “feet” on the ends) will give a more traditional look since they are the oldest
  • Sans serif fonts (without “feet”) give a more contemporary feel
  • Serif fonts are easier to read for large blocks of copy and in captions
  • Settle on a “font family” or just 3-5 fonts for the entire book. If you must change fonts, at least be consistent within the sections
  • If you want to use a font from an outside source likeĀ www.dafont.com, be sure to print out the page that gives you permission and send it to your plant



*This entry is part of “The Yearbook Ladies’ A to Zs of Yearbook”
project. If you’d like to download the “F” card, go to the “Adviser
Resources” section of www.theyearbookladies.com

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