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Great graphic design is powered by great font selection. But picking great fonts is a challenge most people. Luckily, Canva has made adding great fonts to your designs much easier. In this tutorial, our team of design experts will cover the best presentation fonts in Canva.
What Are Presentation Fonts?
Fonts for presentations should be chosen carefully as they play an important role in conveying the message effectively. Some of the characteristics of fonts for presentations are:
- Readability: The font used should be easy to read and understand, even from a distance. This means that the font should have clear, well-defined shapes and letters that are not too small or too complex.
- Contrast: The contrast between the font and the background should be appropriate to make the text stand out. This can be achieved by choosing a font with a bold weight or by using a light-colored font on a dark background, or vice versa.
- Consistency: The font used throughout the presentation should be consistent to maintain visual harmony and avoid distractions. This means that the font used in the headings, subheadings, and body text should be the same.
- Legibility: The font used should be legible, even when projected on a large screen. This means that the font should have clear and well-defined shapes and letters that are easily recognizable.
- Alignment: The text should be aligned properly to create a clean and organized look. This means that the text should be aligned to the left or right margin, or centered, depending on the design of the slide.
- Appropriateness: The font used should be appropriate for the topic and the audience. For example, a playful font may be appropriate for a presentation on children’s toys, but not for a professional business presentation.
- Simplicity: The font used should be simple and uncluttered to avoid distractions and maintain focus on the message. This means that the font should not have too many decorative elements or be too complex.
Best Fonts in Canva for Presentations
Bentham is inspired by the lettering of nineteenth-century maps, gravestones, and the maker’s plates of cast-iron machinery. It is characterized by expressive, flowing, and bulging curves, mannered awkwardness, and the bobbles on the terminals of its characters.
Dosis is a rounded sans-serif type family. It started with the Extra Light style, valid only at size 36pt or upm. The Extended Latin character set included many alternative characters designed by Edgar Tolentino and Pablo Impallari.
3. Cormorant Garamond MC
Cormorant is a free display type family developed by Christian Thalmann. The project currently comprises a total of 45 font files spanning 9 different visual styles (Roman, Italic, Infant, Infant Italic, Garamond, Garamond Italic, Upright Cursive, Small Caps, and Unicase) and 5 weights (Light, Regular, Medium, SemiBold, and Bold.) Cormorant was conceived, drawn, spaced, kerned, programmed, interpolated, and produced in its entirety by Christian Thalmann of Catharsis Fonts.
Heebo is a Hebrew and Latin typeface family, which extends Christian Roberton’s Roboto Latin to Hebrew. The Hebrew was drawn by Oded Ezer and the font files were mastered by Meir Sadan.
Sego vintage style serif font with an elegant and modern touch, this font is amazing for different character characters. This font has several alternatives available in it, suitable for creating logo designs, badges, web fonts, magazines, and others. With a very strong font character, it will make your design different and more attractive.
6. Josefin Sans
Josefin Sans is inspired by geometric sans-serif designs from the 1920s. The x-height is halfway from baseline to cap height, an unusual proportion.
Vidaloka is a Didone display typeface for headlines and short blocks of text. Because of its high contrast, it will work best from 16px and above.
8. League Spartan
League Spartan is The League Of Moveable Type’s interpretation of Matt Bailey’s Spartan, a typeface based on early 20th-century American geometric sans serifs.
Caladea is a free modern, friendly serif font family based on Cambo, designed by Carolina Giovagnoli and Andrés Torresi for Huerta Tipográfica.
Alegreya was chosen as one of 53 “Fonts of the Decade” at the ATypI Letter2 competition in September 2011, and one of the top 14 text type systems. It was also selected in the 2nd Bienal Iberoamericana de Diseño, a competition held in Madrid in 2010.
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