Font Families with Several Line Weights

Font Families with Several Line Weights

What is Line Weight?

Line weight is simply the thickness of the line. In relation to fonts and lettering, line weight is the thickness of the letters.

It is likely that you are familiar with regular and bold, but there are many other options for line weight depending on the font used. Most fonts do not have many options, but fonts like Universe, Helvetica, Gill Sans, Raleway have many line options. In addition to regular and bold, there is ultra light, extra light, thin, medium, semibold, black, condensed, expanded, stencil, and oblique.

What is a Font Family?

When one font come with many different line weight options, the collection is a font family. It is encouraged to mix fonts of the same font family because they are designed to look good together.

When practicing brush lettering or calligraphy, the line weight varies within each letter formation. The downstrokes are thicker, while thin strokes are more delicate.


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Font Families with Several Line Weights

Here is a list of fonts that you can download that offer several different line weights.

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Font Families with Several Line Weights

Raleway, Playfaire Display, Open Sans, Quick Sand, Aloe, and Source Serif Pro.

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Creative Market

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Quincy
Quincy
Sunshine Sans Set
Sunshine Sans Set
Revelstoke - 5 Font Family
Revelstoke – 5 Font Family
Bourton Line Family
Bourton Line Family
Kontora
Kontora

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