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Los Angeles Sign Company | The Best Sign & Banner Design Fonts

Posted by Julie Ramirez on Wed, Nov 6, 2013 @ 06:11 AM

Los Angeles Sign Company | The Best Sign & Banner Design Fonts

Arial Black
Arial Black is one of the most common fonts to use on a banner.
It’s plain, basic block lettering, and it’s very easy to read. If you have a
lot of words or letters to fit on a small banner, it might not work as well as…

Impact
Impact. This is a very bold block lettering font, but it is much narrower
left to right than Arial Black. It’s still one of the best fonts for banners,
but it lets you squeeze a little more information onto your banner. (See how we
were able to include the area code, even at the same font size as the Arial
Black banner?)

Cooper Black
Cooper Black is a good compromise between friendly and professional, so it
works well for a small business banner font. It’s got very big bold letters
like Arial Black, but it’s more rounded. Not everyone likes the way the numbers
are offset, though.

Arial
Arial and Times New Roman are good if you have several lines of less
important text on your banner. Try to use a bolder banner font for your
headline, then use these fonts for the less-important details. As you can see
here, Arial is a little narrow to use for headline text.

Save Times New Roman for longer paragraphs. If you are including bullets or short
phrases on your banner, Arial is usually a little easier to read because of its clean appearance.

Cancun is another very big, bold font that’s good for banner headlines. It
only allows you to type in uppercase, so reserve it for short words or phrases.
It has a tropical beachy feel that’s good for celebrations or sale banners.

Last but not least, Stencil is a great font for bold headlines. It gives a
very strong, military feel to a banner and has all capital letters like Cancun.

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Worst fonts for banners

Some fonts look great on stationery, but they just don’t work for larger formats.
Here are some of the top fonts to avoid when designing a banner:

Worst Sign & Banner Fonts

 

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