“People don’t look like their Instagram shots. True. People are not as happy as their Facebook profiles are trying to convince us. True. And designers don’t use all that trendy font combinations. True.”
What typefaces do designers at top startups really use? According to some fun new research from the icon company Icon8, it’s not the latest, trendiest fonts. Instead, in practice, they used tried and true system typefaces–and that’s not all they discovered about the theory versus practice of these designers.