The focus of any website design is centred around the typography and it is said that web design is 95% typography. Getting the perfect typography for your site is a number one rule.

Most modern browsers support rendering of web fonts and combined with CSS3 techniques, you're easily able to implement custom fonts into your web design. We've put together a list of tools to help aid you find the perfect font for your website.


Simple, bulletproof, standards compliant, accessible, and totally legal. Simply add a single line of Javascript to your design and you can choose from a huge selection of fonts. is a quickly growing web font provider that lets you choose from thousands of Web & Desktop fonts. Sadly, it comes at quite a premium subscription.


Tiff - Typography Web Design

Haven't you got the strongest eye at noticing differences in fonts? Tiff is a difference tool that visually contrasts and compares the differences between two fonts.


Typography Web Design

Fontdeck provides you with a standards compliant pure CSS @font-face solution to a wide array of custom web fonts. Unlike many font providers, it requires no Javascript.


Typecast Web Design Typography

Typecast is a browser-based app for creating beautiful, realistic and consistent designs based on typography.

Font Friend

FontFriend CSS3 Web Design

Font­Friend is a bookmarklet for typographically obsessed web designers. It enables rapid checking of fonts and font styles directly in the browser without editing code and refreshing pages, making it the ideal companion for creating CSS font stacks.

Type Wonder

TypeWonder Web Design Chester

TypeWonder is a simple web-app that helps you test websites on any website on the fly. You can enter any URL and preview the site with a handful of different fonts.

Type Wolf

TypeWolf Web Design Chester

Typewolf is a curated design showcase that identifies the fonts used in the design.

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