Many times when we choose a font, we only look at how pretty it is or how does it suit our design. But do you know the differences between the two major font styles, serif and sans serif? A simple way to differentiate between the two is to remember that the fonts that have decorative flourishes at the ends of the letters are serif fonts. The fonts that are without those fancy flourishes are sans serif. Serif fonts are commonly used for printed work, whereas sans serif fonts are used more for online/screen text as it is much easier on the eyes for reading purposes. Here are more information on the differences between serif and sans serif.