A flowchart to decide what typeface to use

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

A typeface can make or break your graphic. Use Comic Sans, and no one will take you seriously ever again. Luckily, graphic designer Julian Hansen put together this flowchart for a school project to help you figure out what typeface to use. Most of you will probably be interested in the infographic branch.

I prefer to go the book route though. What typeface do you end up at?

[Inspiration Lab via DataViz]

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