Reading Assignment – Choosing Fonts for Body Text

When you begin designing your magazines, you will have to select a font for the body text. There are some things you have to consider:

  • You have decide on the appropriate font. Reading it should be easy for your audience. You can choose a sans serif font or one with serifs.
  • You have to select the right body text size and leading. The point size of the body text should not be too large or too small.  Also keep in mind the leading.
  • Selecting the body text alignment will also be important. Using a flush left will will have a more casual appearance. Justified text is more structured and will allow you to fit  more text on the page.

Read the following article for details to help with your selection: Setting Body Text for Comfortable Reading

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