5 Cool Fonts To Make Your Portfolio Standout


People from the design domain have this question in general. What fonts should they use for their portfolio? And believe me, it's not easy to answer this question. After all, the font you use is just a part of your overall design.

What we can share at this blog is fonts that are used by some of the pro designers in their portfolios. This is not an exhaustive list, but is certainly worth your time and energy. If you're planning to start on your portfolio, take a look at these fonts below.

Meanwhile, feel free to share some of your choices in the comments section below.


#1: Proxima Nova

Melanie Daveid

See this font in action on Melanie Daveid's portfolio website.

Released in the year 2005, this font has evolved to become one of the most popular fonts on the web. It's basically a hybrid font featuring combinations of humanistic proportions and geometrical appearances.

You'll easily find this font on the portfolio sites of some of the most popular designers like Jan Losert, Melanie Daveid.


#2: GT Walsheim

Anders Drage

See this font in action on Anders Drage's portfolio website.

Designed by Noël Leu and released in the year 2010, this geometric sans serif is quite popular among the designers right now. It works well in the headlines and the body too.

The look of this font is fun and you'll find this on the portfolio websites of designers like Berkeley Poole, Anders Drage.


#3: Brandon Grotesque

Code and Pepper

See this font in action on Code & Pepper's portfolio website.

Designed by HVD Fonts, Brandon Grotesque is a clean and crisp font to be used for your portfolio. With low X height, this font looks elegant.

Brandon Grotesque looks like a very welcoming font and works great for the portfolio websites. You will find this font on the portfolio websites of designers like Sean Thompson, Code & Pepper.


#4: Roboto

Federico Guzzardi

See this font in action on Federico Guzzardi's portfolio website.

With plenty of friendly and open curves, Roboto has its sweet spot somewhere between style and minimalism. Roboto is a free font from Google and has generated a lot of interest among the web designers.

Roboto provides a very subtle reading experience to the viewer and that's the primary reason you'll see this font on portfolio websites of some of the popular designers like Albino Tonnina, Federico Guzzardi.


#5: Maison Neue

Florent Biffi

See this font in action on Florent Biffi's portfolio website.

There is something attractive and distinctive in Maison Neue. Use this font to add a splash of originality in your portfolio. It was created by Swiss foundry Millieu Grotesque and is re-drawn version of a previous font called Maison.

You can see this font on the portfolio websites of designer like Florent Biffi and Stuart Regan.
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