Line height tips

Some quick and easy tips to help you get the perfect line heights for your typography.

Larger text needs a tighter line height

Don't use the same line height ratio for all your text; as text gets larger, the line height ratio required will reduce.

Line height

Increase line height on dark backgrounds

If you want to create a strong contrast between your headers and your body copy, skip a weight between them.

Line height on a dark background