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Identity, Print & Digital Design
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Identity, Application, Website, Card Deck, Poster
typeface pairs
Choosing the right typeface pairs for a project can be a daunting task for new designers, especially when they lack confidence or years of experience.
United in Type is a design thesis that helps burgeoning designers create successful typeface pairs fueled by expert advice.
keywords: unity, contrast, balance
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Quick and Easy

A mobile app for finding successful typeface pairs for your next design project.
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Search by typeface, personality, font foundry, or classification. You can also select Pair Shuffle and shuffle through random typeface pairs.
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Oldstyle Garalde

Pair result: Adobe Caslon & Texta
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Type Roulette

The United in Type website has three different ways to find successful typeface pairs: Pick Your Type (dubbed as “Type Roulette”), the Type Pair Finder (database) or Daily Typeface Pair (blog).
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Scroll . Click . Flip . Learn

Scroll through panels, find a typeface you like, click on its center and watch it flip to see its typeface pair. Learn why they work by clicking the 'more' button.
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Pair Database

Do you have a typeface you'd like to find a pair for? Search the database and discover possible pairs for your next project.
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Explore . Review . Absorb

Learn what expert designers use and recommend in our daily showcase.
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Compare & Contrast

A set of 50 typeface cards for pairing. The front demonstrates the typeface in use. The back provides typeface details along with it's baseline, x-height, and cap height to compare/contrast compatibility.
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