Typography

Cormorant

The primary serif typeface for Wake Forest University is Cormorant. It is available in five weights (Light, Regular, Medium, Semibold and Bold). It also has variant styles: Garamond, Infant, Upright, Unicase and Small Caps. An elegant, readable font, Cormorant exhibits warmth and balance and is suitable for nearly any use, including cover titles, initial caps, large text, subheads, quotes and body copy. This font is a Google font, available here, free for use on both Windows- and Macintosh- based computers.

Cormorant font sample

Nunito Sans

The primary sans serif typeface for Wake Forest University is Nunito Sans. It is available in seven weights. It conveys the balance, simplicity and strength of our University. Highly legible and nuanced, Nunito has a harmonious and sensible appearance in text and is suitable for any size typography. This font is a Google font, available here, free for use on both Windows- and Macintosh- based computers.

Nunito Sans font example

System Fonts

System fonts should be used only when Wake Forest University primary serif and sans serif typefaces are not available. Every effort should be made to acquire Cormorant and Nunito Sans, however.

Times New Roman

Times New Roman is the serif typeface that may be used when Cormorant is not available.

Arial

Arial is the sans serif typeface that may be used when Avenir is not available. These versatile, legible fonts are used throughout the world and are standard fonts on most computers.