A font is a printable or displayable text or set of characters. The use of different font styles for different purposes is not a practice of the present but is very long drawn. With the increased use of computers and more and more modernization, these font styles have found a lot of use of them in the present World. Every field of work demands different types of font styles, among which some are used for professional whereas some are even available for non-professional uses. These font styles in a way proclaim the messages that the user wants to give, for instance, if the user needs to exclaim the word ‘Free!’, then using a funky and bold style can just do the trick of getting the message to the viewers.
Font styles gives new fashion and a new look to a boring and clumsy looking piece of writing, and easily attract the viewer’s attention towards it and compel them to read the contents of a writing into which it has been used. Although there are uncountable types of font styles created, but in general, font styles can be grouped into four basic groups – those with serifs, those without serifs, scripts and decorative styles. This classification helps the writer or the user to get a knowhow of his/her need of style, thereby making the job easier for them to make a choice of the font style.
The looks of Serif fonts are generally counted as much serious or traditional and they have extra lines at the end of the letters but on the other hand Sans-Serif, or without serif fonts, look to be more modern and are also streamlined. The Script fonts have elegant style, but they can also be funny and casual and can also be hand-drawn but these are in the format of connecting letters. Those fonts meant to pull your attention and are extraordinary, used specifically and effectively for a purpose are the Decorative fonts. While downloading or implementing the fonts into one’s projects, it is always advisable that one always considers its appropriateness, as a perfect font style at the right place can make an ordinary piece of work into a particle of beauty and awe.