Just my type

A collection of font pairings from Typekit.

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Weathering the storm

Japan [Naoto Kan]

Even by the dismal standards of recent Japanese prime ministers, Naoto Kan could hardly be described as a people person. In the days and weeks that followed the unprecedented triple hit of a magnitude-nine earthquake, the devastating tidal wave and nuclear drama, it was not Prime Minister Kan’s first instinct to rush to the stricken north-east and comfort its homeless, shell-shocked citizens.

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Set in Garamond Pro. Suggested by Louis Bullock.

Cubano es exótico!

¿Me entiendes? And PT Sans is perfect for outweighing Cubano. Classy and easy on the eyes. Did you know that the Spanish island of Tenerife is essentially one huge volcano? Scary, huh?

Entre los individuos, como entre las naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz — Benito Juárez.

Set in Cubano and PT Sans. Suggested by Jake Giltsoff.

Swiss Style.

Let’s face it - Helvetica rocks. But unfortunately, we can’t ensure every user sees it. Nimbus Sans is a lovely alternative to Helvetica, with all the charm of the original Neue Haas Grotesk.

Josef Müller-Brockmann’s “Raster System Für Die Visuelle Gestaltung” - Ein Handbuch für Grafiker, Typografen und Ausstellungsgestalter. German language in a “Swiss” font stack? Yeah, I don’t get it either.

Set in Nimbus Sans.