Serif Fonts

Serif fonts will always be a staple in any designer's font library. They definitely take your designs to the next level with their exquisite kicks and slightly superior, sophisticated feel. You can be confident that these fonts, oozing confidence and class, will get you through any creative block! Choose from the best serif fonts and typefaces available at!


1. What is a popular serif font?

Serif fonts are categorised into several types. These could fall into- Old style, Slab Serif, Didone, Transitional or Modern Serif fonts. Some of the most popular serif fonts are Times New Roman, Georgia, Garamond, and Didot.

2. How do I insert a serif font in Word?

  • Download the font files.
  • If the font files are zipped, unzip them by right-clicking the .zip folder and then clicking Extract.
  • Right-click the fonts you want, and click Install.
  • If you're prompted to allow the program to make changes to your computer, and if you trust the source of the font, click Yes.

3. What should I do when using Serif font?

The following are ideal actions you can follow while using serif fonts:

  • It's a classic move to use serif fonts with sans serif. For example, you can pair serif headings with sans serif for body content in digital environments.
  • Establishing a clear hierarchy is vital in printing materials. Prefer serif fonts for all your branded printing materials.
  • Logo creates an identity for your brand. Having a professional yet attractive logo for your business is mandatory and you may use serif fonts to achieve this goal.

4. What are characteristics of a serif font?

Serif fonts are typefaces that have serifs or extra strokes on the ends of their letterforms.

5. Why would you use a serif font?

Serif fonts can look authoritative, professional, and suggest the weight of history or experience. They are mostly used to evoke feelings of tradition, history, sincerety and integrity.

6. What emotions do serif fonts convey?

Some of the emotional responses you can expect from using a serif font in your designs include:

  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Authority
  • Formality
  • Honesty