What Fonts Are Best For Email Signatures?

You’ve been working with a design agency and created an awesome new email signature which matches your company brand, but now find that the fonts they use only seem to look good on iOS and OSX devices, Windows, and Andriod, however, look terrible. Why and what can be done?

Web Safe Fonts

The chances are that you’re using a non-standard font. If you want to make sure your email signature looks great no matter whether it’s a PC, Chromebook, Mac, iPhone, iPad or even Android device you need to use standard web-safe fonts. Web-safe fonts are generally standard fonts which are designed to be more readable across multiple devices.

Here is a list of the best fonts for email signatures:

  • Arial
  • Verdana
  • Helvetica
  • Georgia
  • Tahoma
  • Courier
  • Times New Roman
  • Trebuchet
  • Palatino
  • Lucida

Sticking to the fonts above means that you’ll be able to create a neat, well-formatted email signatures. When designed email signature, we often recommend that our clients look at Verdana. Created by Microsoft back in 1996, Verdana is generally the go-to font for web designers because of its readability and looks great in an email signature.

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